Health Promotion and Kinesiology Certificates
Adapted Physical Education
The undergraduate APE certificate, available to undergraduate students pursuing teacher certification in EC-12 Physical Education, aims to increase the number of entry-level APE teachers in Texas and across the United States. Completion of this certificate will prepare you to deliver effective physical education instruction to students with disabilities and will increase the graduates' marketability; as school districts are able to hire them to fulfill more than one need for the district (i.e., certified to teach general and adapted PE). Students who complete this certificate program will be eligible to take the exam to earn a National Certification in Adapted Physical Education through the National Consortium for Physical Education for Individuals with Disabilities (NCPEID).
& KINS 3121
|Adapted Physical Activity|
and Adapted Physical Activity Lab
|KINS 3143||Disability Sport and Modified Games||3|
|KINS 4821||Motor and Physical Assessment of Individuals with Special Needs Internship||1|
|KINS 4822||Assessment in Adapted Physical Education||2|
|KINS 4801||Disability Sport Internship||1|
|EDSP 3203||Learners with Exceptionalities||3|
Outdoor Adventure Leadership
The School of Health Promotion and Kinesiology is seeking approval to close this certificate effective June 2023. Interested students should meet with an advisor prior to applying or enrolling in related coursework.
The Outdoor Adventure Leadership Certificate will provide learning opportunities through practical experiences that will build specialized skills that can be utilized in outdoor activities including climbing, camping, hiking, and challenge course facilitation. Students who complete the program will have the knowledge and skills to be a leader in outdoor adventure organizations such as parks and recreation, churches, university outdoor programs, educational settings, and many other outdoor activity-based programs.
The certificate program is open to all TWU students. In addition to a classroom learning environment, students will participate in outdoor activities that will encourage leadership, group dynamics, conflict resolution, communication, organization, and teamwork. Students will also have the opportunity to apply their skills in a real-world setting through an outdoor leadership immersion course.
|KINS 1311||Physical Activity: Personal Fitness||1|
|KINS 1441||Physical Activity: Aquatics||1|
|KINS 3132||Advanced Skill Development and Methods of Teaching Outdoor Adventure Activities||2|
|KINS 3303||Leadership through Experiential Activities||3|
|KINS 3553||Exercise and Sport Psychology||3|
|KINS 4903||Special Topics (Wilderness First Responder)||3|
|KINS 4903||Special Topics (Outdoor Leadership Immersion)||3|