The School of Health Promotion and Kinesiology offers a graduate certificate in Adapted Physical Education, which requires 15 semester credit hours. The certificate program is designed to develop professionals for leadership positions in adapted physical education within the K-12 school setting. The certificate contributes to research and practice in adapted physical education which contributes to active, healthy lifestyles among this population.
Defined by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board's 60x30 Strategic Plan as, "Those skills valued by employers that can be applied in a variety of work settings, including interpersonal, cognitive, and applied skills areas. These skills can be either primary or complementary to a major and are acquired by students through education, including curricular, co-curricular, and extracurricular activities."
- Accurately apply knowledge to the betterment of the field of Kinesiology.
- Assess needs in the Kinesiology field and recommend appropriate solutions.
All students must meet the University requirements as outlined in the Admission to the TWU Graduate School section of the catalog.
This academic program may have additional admission criteria that must also be completed as outlined on the program's website.
Total Semester Credit Hours Required
15 semester credit hours (SCH).
|KINS 5603||Growth and Perceptual Motor Development for Individuals with Low Incidence Disabilities||3|
|KINS 5793||Pedagogy I: Behavior Management in APE Environments||3|
|KINS 5853||Assessment in Adapted Physical Education||3|
|KINS 5863||Pedagogy II: Instructional Strategies in APE Environments||3|
|KINS 5883||APA II: Disability Sport and Fitness||3|