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
Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution of
higher education and demonstrated academic competence.
For endorsement, candidates need a Level I or Level
II Vermont teaching license and successful present or previous
teaching experience (or other relevant experience).
Commitment to the teaching profession.
Demonstration of academic preparedness for graduate
study. This includes a transcript review and
recommendations from appropriate individuals.
Three letters of recommendation.
Program of Study
These courses can be taken in any order and are offered
on a regular basis each semester.
Exercise Physiology (EDPE
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.)
2014 & 2015
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 2014 & 2015
Course focuses on physiology of muscle adaptation
following resistance or aerobic training. Particular
attention is paid to specificity of metabolic
adaptation for individual sports.
2014 & 2015
Sport in Society
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.
For an application to the Masters Degree you must apply
through the graduate college. You can find an application
and other relevant information on
To register for any of the Physical Education courses go to
of Continuing Education website.
To register for C&I graduate courses go to the Office of the
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 on
Department of Education
University of Vermont
533 Waterman Building
Burlington, Vermont 05405
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