Physical Education

Physical Education (Grades K-12) is available as a stand-alone program or in combination with Health Education (Grades K-12).

Applicable Degree: Bachelor of Science

BIOL 201 Human Biology Laboratory

BIOL 203 Human Biology

BIOL 211 Anatomy and Physiology I Laboratory

BIOL 213 Anatomy and Physiology I

BIOL 221 Anatomy and Physiology II Laboratory

BIOL 223 Anatomy and Physiology II

PHED 133 First Aid and CPR

PHED 262 Movement and Rhythms

EDPE 433 Curriculum, Theory and Methods of Physical Education for Grades PK - 4

EDPE 443 Curriculum, Theory and Methods of Physical Education for Grades 5 - 12

EXSC 233 Care and Prevention of Athletic Injuries/Illnesses

EXSC 283 History and Philosophy of Sport

EXSC 313 Exercise Physiology I

EXSC 343 Motor Learning and Control

EXSC 363 Adapted Physical Activity

EXSC 411 Exercise Testing and Prescription Laboratory

EXSC 413 Exercise Testing and Prescription

EXSC 433 Biomechanics

SMGT 333 Sport Sociology

SMGT 433 Sport Psychology

KACT 101F Fitness Theory and Practice

KHSC 333 Health and Wellness

EDUC 210 Field Experience I Seminar

EDCL 211 Teaching Field Experience I

EDPS 383 Psychology of Teaching and Learning

EDUC 213 Foundational Perspectives of Education

EDUC 301 Professional Growth and Portfolio Development

EDUC 303 Methods of Teaching

EDUC 373 Technology and Instructional Media

PSYC 313 Human Growth and Development

PSYC 333 Child Psychology

PSYC 343 Adolescent Psychology

EDUC 410 Field Experience II

EDCL 411 Teaching Field Experience II

EDPS 453 The Exceptional Child

EDRD 423 Integration of Literacy in the Content Areas

EDUC 401 Professional Growth and Portfolio Development II

ETOP 423 Classroom and Behavior Management

ELCL 476 Student Teaching: Elementary School

ESCL 476 Student Teaching: Secondary School

EDUC 471 Student Teaching Seminar

All degree plans reflect the new Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) certification rules which take effect August 1, 2017. Candidates able to complete all requirements for graduation and certification by July 31, 2017, may opt to finish under the outgoing compendium requirements.


Ms. Kathleen C. Wendt
Director of Teacher Certification Advising
Office: FLD-312
Phone: 314-392-2324

Mrs. Ricki Roth
Undergraduate Education Advisor
Office: FLD-349
Phone: 314-744-7656

Mr. Lowell Pitzer
Assistant Professor of Education; Program Coordinator for Health and Physical Education
Office: FLD-341
Phone: 314-392-2317

Melanie Bishop, Ed.D

Dean, Education Division; Associate Professor of Education

Paula Bennett, M.A.

Associate Professor of Communications

Mary Ann Bouas, Ed.S.

Assistant Professor; Education Division Scheduling Coordinator; Undergraduate Advisor

Holly Brand, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Psychology

Sheri Brandt, Ed.D.

Assistant Professor; Dean of Troy/Wentzville RLC

James Chellew, M.A.

Site Coordinator, MBU in Arnold Regional Learning Center; Assistant Professor of Education

David Collum, Ed.D.

Assistant Professor of Natural Sciences; Data Analyst; Director of Assessment

Tammy Cox

Assistant Professor, Director of Teacher Education

Mary Ann Conaway, Ph.D.

Professor of Education; Director of Graduate Counseling

Tonia Crane, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Education

Tim Delicath, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Educational Research

Diane Denney, Ph.D.

Professor of Education; Director of Special Education

Mark Engelhardt, Ph.D.

Professor of Education

Amber Henry, Ed.D.

Professor of Education, Dean Jefferson County and Farmington Regional Learning Centers

Edward Hillhouse, Ed.D.

Professor of Education; Dean, Franklin County Regional Learning Center

Susan K. Hladky, Ed.D.

Assistant Professor of Education; Director of Field Experience

Clint Limoges

Assistant Professor Counseling

Alicia Noddings, Ed.D.

Assistant Dean, Education Division; Assistant Professor; Director of Early Childhood & Early Childhood Special Education

Lowell Pitzer, M.A.

Coordinator of Physical and Health Education Programs; Assistant Professor of Education

Laura Rauscher, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Education and Counseling

Larry Richardson, M.S.Ed.

Coordinator of Graduate Advising; Instructor of Human Services and Counseling

Julia Schroeder, Ph.D.

Professor of Education and Natural Sciences; Dean – Southern Illinois Regional Learning Centers
618-985-3741, ext. 8114

Shelton Smith. Ed.D.

Director of K-12 Educational Leadership Programs; Professor of Education

Thomas M. Smith, Ed.D.

Associate Vice President and Director of Athletics; Professor of Education/Health and Sport Sciences

C. Scully Stikes, Ph.D.

Professor of Counseling and Sociology

Marsha Tierney, M.S.

Site Coordinator, Franklin County Regional Learning Center; Assistant Professor of Education

C. Clark Triplett, Ph.D.

Vice President for Graduate Studies and Academic Program Review; Acting Director of the Doctor of Education in Higher Education Leadership; Professor of Psychology and Sociology 

Christine Ward

Assistant Professor Counseling