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Teacher Education & Human Performance Department

Human Performance

Course Descriptions

Bachelor of Science in Education with a Major in Physical Education
Physical Education Minor
Coaching Minor
Health Education Minor
Driver and Traffic Safety Concentration

Bachelor of Science in Education with a Major in Physical Education (128 cr)
The BSE program meets the requirements of the Education and Standards and Practices Board of North Dakota for a K-12 physical education teaching license.

Refer to pages 127-131 of the catalog for details regarding Teacher Education at Minot State University. These pages explain the admission, retention, and exit requirements of the program..

General Education (38 cr)

Coursework not requiring admission to Teacher Education (49 cr)

Coursework requiring admission to Teacher Education (31 cr)

Refer to Teacher Education Policies and Procedures.

Electives (11 cr)

Physical Education Minor (29-30 cr)

NOTE: Physical Education minors must complete HPER 340 or HPER 391, whichever is commensurate with the licensing level of their major, and must earn a grade of C or better.

Coaching Minor (30 cr)

Health Education Minor (23 cr)
Required Support Courses (may be used as General Education requirements or electives)

Required Core

Driver and Traffic Safety Concentration
This program is the only Driver and Traffic Safety program in the state and is one of a very few in the region. Several states have indicated they would recognize this concentration in certifying teachers as driver education instructors.

Requirements for this credential would be:

  1. A valid teaching license or eligibility for one.
  2. Completion of the following courses (10 cr.)
    • DTS 230 Driver and Traffic Safety Education (3)
    • DTS 350 Advanced Driving (3)
    • DTS 260 Teenage Driving Behavior Problems (2)
    • DTS 450 Organization, Administration and Supervision of Traffic Safety Education (2)

Since this program is offered in an online environment our pool of potential students covers ND, SD, Minnesota and Montana. These courses meet the North Dakota ESPB requirements for a minor equivalency.