Four-Year Plan

Bachelor of Arts
2014-2015 Catalog Year

Download the 2014-2015 Four Year Plan

This 4-Year Plan is only a suggested guide for planning course selections.

Official course selections should be made with the guidance of an academic advisor and will depend on an individual student's situation.
Specific information regarding majors, minors, course descriptions, policies and procedures can be found in the university catalog.

Fall Spring

MTH1100: College Algebra or
MTH1110: Quantitative Reasoning

4 PED2400: Inclusive Physical Education
Characteristics/ID Disability and the Law
ENG1000: Intro to Academic Writing 4 IDS1610: Being Human 4
BIO1060: Human Biology 4 HED2300: Planning for Health Education 4
HED1500: Healthy Behaviors and Social Responsibility 2 EDU2100: Foundations of Teaching and Learning 4
PED1510: Foundations of Teaching K-12 PED 2

Total Semester Hours   


Total Semester Hours    16            
IDS2020: Trajectories of Human History 4 IDS2030: Science and Society 4
EDU2260: Learning Theories and Applications 4 HED3100: Emotional Aspects of Health Education 2
PED2510: K-12 Student Learning Through Fitness Activity 4 HED3200: Resources and Assessment in Health Education 2
PED1320: Foundations of Dance 1 PED2520: K-12 Student Learning Through Sport Activity 4
SPED3750: Prosocial/Problem Behavior 4 PED2600: Motor Development 2

PED3025: Enhancing Cultural Awareness Through Dance 2
Total Semester Hours    17       Total Semester Hours    16       
IDS3040: Global Justice or Elective 4 SPED3620: Language Development and Diversity 4
*PED3000: Integrated Approach to Teaching K-5 PED 4 EDU3720: Reading and Writing Across the Curriculum 4
PED3215: Kinesiology for PED and Coaching 4 *PED3050: Integrated Approach to Teaching 6-12 PED 4
PED3150: Assessing Student Learning in K-12 PED 4 PED3230: Physiology of Exercise for PED and Coaching 4
Total Semester Hours    16    Total Semester Hours    16
HED3500: School/Community Partnerships in HED 2

*EDU4750: Student Teaching

HED4100: Curriculum Development in Health Education 2
PED4760: Student Teaching Seminar 2
EDU3440 Middle School Methods 4

PED4100: Administration of Physical Education 4
First Aid/CPR must be done to teach
PSY3350: Child and Adolescent Development 4
PED2300:Coaching Principles and Techniques is required to coach at secondary level in Illinois
Total Semester Hours    16 Total Semester Hours    12

Major Notes

  • * Indicates the course must be applied for 1 year in advance

General Notes

  • Students must complete 30 semester hours at the 3000 level or above, of which 15 semester hours must be completed at Aurora University.
  • The last 24 semester hours of degree must be completed at AU, including at least 18 semester hours in the major.
If you have questions about this major, contact Kris Johnson in the Crouse Center for Student Success at (630) 844-6870.