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2018-19 Catalog 
2018-19 Catalog FINAL VERSION - Closed for Revisions

Physical Education for Teacher Certification (Early Childhood through Adolescence), B.S.

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This major is administered by the School of Education . Additional policies for this major are available at this link.


The Physical Education Major satisfies the Interdisciplinary Studies GEP requirement. For more information, see the GEP  section of the Catalog.

Consists of 74-86 credits.

Required Biology Courses

Required Chemistry and Physics Courses

Take one:

Required Collateral Courses


State teacher licensing rules may change at any time due to legislative or licensing changes.

Physical Education Majors are required to follow the General Education Program requirements outlined in the Secondary/K-12 Education Curriculum for Teacher Certification .

You may NOT take courses pass/fail that lead to completion of the physical education, coaching, health education, or adapted physical education certification programs.

Content Knowledge Requirement

You must demonstrate knowledge of your content area in order to be licensed.

Demonstrate content knowledge by either:

  1. Obtaining a 3.00 or higher in each teaching major and teaching minor OR
  2. Submitting passing scores on the required state Praxis Subject Assessment exams

Capstone Experience

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