Academic Catalog

DEPARTMENT OF PHYSICAL EDUCATION AND SPORTS

General Information on Undergraduate Program

The Department of Physical Education and Sports offers an undergraduate program for those who choose teaching and coaching as a profession. The Department also offers elective courses to the students of other departments to broaden their cultural background and to increase their understanding of sports sciences in general. One other function of the department is to encourage and initiate research and applications related to physical education and sports practices in Turkey.

Undergraduate Curriculum


FIRST YEAR

First Semester
Course Code Course Name METU Credit Contact (h/w) Lab (h/w) ECTS
PES115 BASKETBALL 3 1 4 6.0
ENG101 ENGLISH FOR ACADEMIC PURPOSES I 4 4 1 6.0
TURK101 TURKISH I 0 2 0 2.0
IS100 INTRODUCTION TO INFORMATION TECHNOLOGIES AND APPLICATIONS 0 0 2 1.0

Second Semester
Course Code Course Name METU Credit Contact (h/w) Lab (h/w) ECTS
PES116 VOLLEYBALL 3 1 4 6.0
PES134 APPLIED KINESIOLOGY AND BIOMECHANICS 3 3 0 6.0
EDS200 INTRODUCTION TO EDUCATION 3 3 0 5.0
ENG102 ENGLISH FOR ACADEMIC PURPOSES II 4 4 1 6.0
TURK102 TURKISH II 0 2 0 2.0

SECOND YEAR

Third Semester
Course Code Course Name METU Credit Contact (h/w) Lab (h/w) ECTS
HIST2201 0 2 0 2.0
PES217 WRESTLING (MEN) 3 1 4 6.0
PES221 INT. TO RESEARCH METHODS 3 3 0 6.0
PES231 PHYSIOLOGY 3 3 0 6.0
EDS220 EDUCATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY 3 3 0 5.0

Fourth Semester
Course Code Course Name METU Credit Contact (h/w) Lab (h/w) ECTS
HIST2202 0 2 0 2.0
PES222 FOOTBALL 3 1 4 6.0
PES236 PHYSIOLOGY OF EXERCISE 3 2 2 6.0
ENG211 ACADEMIC ORAL PRESENTATION SKILLS 3 3 1 4.0
            ELECTIVE

THIRD YEAR

Fifth Semester
Course Code Course Name METU Credit Contact (h/w) Lab (h/w) ECTS
PES331 TRAINING THEORY 3 3 0 6.0
PES341 MOTOR DEVELOPMENT 3 3 0 6.0
            ELECTIVE

Sixth Semester
Course Code Course Name METU Credit Contact (h/w) Lab (h/w) ECTS
PES314 HANDBALL 3 1 4 6.0
PES342 MOTOR LEARNING 3 3 0 6.0
EDS330 MEASUREMENT AND EVALUATION IN EDUCATIO 3 3 0 5.0
            ELECTIVE
            ELECTIVE

FORTH YEAR

Seventh Semester
Course Code Course Name METU Credit Contact (h/w) Lab (h/w) ECTS
PES403 HEALTH EDUCATION AND NUTRITION 3 3 0 6.0
PES411 TEACHING METHODS IN P.E.S. 3 2 2 6.0
            ELECTIVE
            ELECTIVE

Eighth Semester
Course Code Course Name METU Credit Contact (h/w) Lab (h/w) ECTS
PES402 ADMINISTRATION AND MANAGMENT OF P.E.S. 3 3 0 6.0
PES412 PRACTICE TEACHING IN P.E.S. 3 1 4 6.0
            ELECTIVE
            ELECTIVE

h/w = hours per week