2013-2014 Graduate Catalog

Sport and Exercise Science M.S. — Sport Pedagogy Emphasis

College of Natural and Health Sciences

Degree Requirements — 33 Credits

See “Sport and Exercise Science M.S.”.

Degree Requirements

Required Emphasis Credits — 27 hours

SES 602Introduction to Research in Sport and Exercise Science


SES 603Professional Development Seminar


SES 612Assessment in Sport Pedagogy


SES 614Analysis of Teaching in Physical Education


SES 628Adventure Education


SES 640Curriculum in Physical Education


SES 643Instructional Strategies for K-12 Physical Education


SES 645Supervision in K-12 Physical Education


SES 680Perspectives in Sport Pedagogy


Elective Credits — 6 hours

Select one of the following options:

Professional Research Project

The writing and presentation of a research project satisfies the completion of the comprehensive exam.


Thesis Option (Elective Credit Hours — 6)

The Thesis option is in lieu of the professional research project option listed above.

Thesis hours may be included as elective hours within a student’s program. The Thesis option requires the completion of an experimental research project (problem development, data collection and analysis, write-up, and defense).

Endorsement: By completing the Sport Pedagogy Emphasis students fulfill the requirements for institutional recommendation for an added endorsement as a K-12 Physical Education teacher. Before such recommendation is made, however, students seeking endorsement must provide evidence of two or more years of teaching experience in elementary, middle or secondary school while holding a Type “A” teaching license or equivalent and complete student teaching in physical education. (Contact the Colorado Department of Education for a complete list of requirements for endorsement.)