A major in physical education is designed primarily to prepare individuals to teach physical education in school settings. Students can receive teaching certification in elementary physical education and/or secondary physical education. See the education department section for the elementary and secondary endorsement requirements.
Meet the physical fitness competency requirement as established by the kinesiology department
The physical fitness competency requirement consists of an initial assessment and exit assessment. The initial assessment will be completed in KIN180-Introduction to Kinesiology and the exit assessment will be completed during KIN402-Assessment in Physical Education.
First aid and CPR certification:
Option 1: First aid and CPR certifications through American Heart Association or American Red Cross
Option 2: CPR certification and KIN234-Prevention and Care of Athletic Injuries