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Undergraduate Course Details
Number SMS 480
Title Philosophical Aspects of Physical Education
Credits 3.0


This course provides a study of the development of physical education philosophies from the Greek culture to the present. Philosophies of physical education governing organizations will be included. Contemporary learning theories and curriculum development will be studied in relation to teaching philosophies. Overall, the student will acquire an understanding of the role and nature of physical education activity and will begin the process of developing a personal philosophy of physical education. Three lecture hours per week. Required course in the Elementary and Secondary Physical Education Concentrations. Not open to those who have received credit for SFL421.