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2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

SMS 480 Philosophical Aspects of Physical Education

3 Credit(s) W-III
This course examines the development of physical education philosophies from the Greek culture to the present, through a series of reading and writing assignments. Philosophies of physical education and governing organizations will be included. Contemporary learning theories and curriculum development will be studied in relation to teaching philosophies. Instructor and peer discussions will assist students through the process of developing a philosophy of physical education statement. Three lecture hours per week. The course is required for students in the Physical Education concentrations Elementary and Secondary. Prerequisites: W-II course, and SMS 380  or SMS 385  or EDC/SMS 780.