University of Vermont

The Curriculum & Instruction Program

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Physical Education

Students participating in a
                 physical education class.

Specialization Description

This specialization is formed under the auspices of an individually designed program of study.  We recommend that you take the four PE courses listed below with the remainder of the graduate courses to be taken from the Health (EDHE), Food & Nutrition Sciences, and Athletic Training (AT).

Requisite Skills

  1. Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution of higher education and demonstrated academic competence.

  2. For endorsement, candidates need a Level I or Level II Vermont teaching license and successful present or previous teaching experience (or other relevant experience).

  3. Commitment to the teaching profession.

  4. Demonstration of academic preparedness for graduate study.  This includes a transcript review and recommendations from appropriate individuals.

  5. Three letters of recommendation.

Program of Study

These courses can be taken in any order and are offered on a regular basis each semester.

Fall 2016
& 2017

Exercise Physiology (EDPE 167)
Investigates physiological responses during exercise. Laboratory, classroom experiences enable understanding of body responses during exercise. Content includes energy metabolism, muscular, cardiovascular, pulmonary responses, and temperature regulation. (With prior approval from the Graduate College.)
Fall 2016 & 2017

Ex Prescrip:Sprt,Hlth,Fit,Perf (EDPE 266)
Course covers basic concepts of exercise prescription and exercise program design. Particular attention is paid to individualization of exercise program to meet participant needs. Cross-listed with: EXMS 266.

Fall 2016 & 2017

Sci Strength Training&Conditioning (EDPE 267)
Course focuses on physiology of muscle adaptation following resistance or aerobic training. Particular attention is paid to specificity of metabolic adaptation for individual sports.
Fall 2016 & 2017

Sport in Society (EDPE 220)
Examines sport as a social institution, emphasizing interrelationships between sport and the social context in which it exists; analyzes functions and dysfunctions of sport in contemporary society. Prerequisite: SOC 001, SOC 019, or equivalent.

Application Information

For an application to the Masters Degree you must apply through the graduate college. You can find an application and other relevant information at the Graduate College.
To register for C&I graduate courses go to the Office of the Registrar.

Integration with M.Ed. Curriculum & Instruction Program

For an application to the Masters Degree in Curriculum and Instruction you must apply through the graduate college. You can find an application and other relevant information at the Graduate College.

Contact Information

C&I Program Support

Department of Education
University of Vermont
533 Waterman Building
Burlington, Vermont 05405


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