Physical Education | Kinesiology | SIU

Southern Illinois University



College of Education and Human Services

Physical Education

Students wishing to gain experience in Physical Education and areas related to Physical Education may pursue work in Physical Education. A Student with a minor in Physical Education in secondary education must complete the following courses for a total of 30+ hours:

Required courses list 1
Courses: Hours
KIN 113 Aquatics 2
KIN 116 Team Sports 3


Required courses list 2
Courses: Hours
KIN 120 Individual Sports 3
KIN 118 Rhythms and Dance 2

Required Methods Courses:

Courses: Hours
KIN 305 Methods of Teaching Physical Education for Special Populations 2
KIN 323 Methods of Teaching Secondary Physical Education 3

Required Theory Courses:

Courses: Hours
KIN 201 Concepts of Physical Fitness 3
KIN 300 Musculoskeletal Anatomy 3
KIN 301 Foundation, Organization, and Administration of Physical Education 3
KIN 313 Motor Behavior 3

Choose Between 320 or 321

Courses: Hours
KIN 320 Physiologic Basis of Human Movement 3
KIN 321 Biomechanical Analysis of Sport 3
KIN 324 Essentials of Athletic Training 2
KIN 370 Measurement and Evaluation in Physical Education 3
PHSL 201 Human Physiology 3