Program Information

The courses below are required for the DMAEXPW. Course Description will open a new window in the online graduate course catalog. Course Syllabi gives a more comprehensive overview of a course. Course Rotation is the projected schedule of courses over the next several semesters. Current students also need to download a Program of Study form pdf_icon_sm when directed to do so by their advisor. This form is to be downloaded, filled out and mailed to your advisor.

Core Courses: 9 hours
Research Component: 6 hours
Concentration: 9-15 hours
Guided Electives: 0-6 hours
Total: 30 hours

Core Courses

  • EXPW 6220 Technology in Sport, Physical Education and Wellness (Spring Only)
  • EXPW 6240 Assessment in Sport, Physical Education and Wellness (Spring Only)
  • EXPW 6250 Applied Motor Development and Motor Learning
  • RESEARCH
    • EXPW 6510 Research Methods
    • EXPW 6520 Research Project (Prerequisite: EXPW 6510) (Spring, Summer and Fall)
  • ELECTIVES
    • *EXPW 5500 Perspectives in Physical Education
    • EXPW 5940 Fitness and Wellness (Spring Only)
    • EXPW 6590 Field Experience (Spring and Fall)
    • EXPW 6140 Assessment and Strategies for Adapted Physical Education (Fall Only)
    • EXPW 6920 Topics in Physical Education & Wellness (1-6 hours, Fall and Spring)
*Required for those students who do not hold an undergraduate major in Physical Education
  • CONCENTRATION

  • Elementary & Middle School Physical Education
    • EXPW 6210 Curriculum Design in Physical Education (Fall Only)
    • EXPW 6350 Instructional Strategies for Physical Education (Fall Only)
    • EXPW6450 MIddle School Physical Education (Spring Only)
    • EXPW 6140 Assessment and Strategies for Adapted Physical Education (Fall Only)
  • Licensure Course
    • EXPW 5440 Physiology of Exercise (Summer)
    • EXPW 6140 Accessment and Strategies for Adapted Physical Education (Fall Only)
    • EXPW 6210 Curriculum Design in Physical Education (Fall Only)
    • EXPW 6350 Instructional Strategies for Physical Education (Fall Only)
    • EXPW 6450 Middle School Physical Education (Spring Only)
    • Elective 3 Hours
  • Fitness and Lifetime Wellness
    • EXPW 5042 Health Promotions (Spring Only)
    • EXPW 5440 Physiology of Exercise (Summer)
    • EXPW 5940 Fitness and Wellness (Spring Only)
    • EXPW 6590 Field Experience (Spring and Fall)
    • Elective 3 Hours
  • Adapted Physical Education
    • SPED 6060 Education of Orthopedic and Motor Impaired
    • EXPW 6140 Assessment and Strategies for Adapted Physical Education (Fall Only)
    • EXPW 6590 Field Experience (Spring and Fall)
    • Electives 6 Hours
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