This minor is for students who would like to earn an additional authorization for teaching in a single-subject setting. It is ideal for students majoring in another area, heading towards teaching and would like to lay a foundation for being able to pass the California Subject Examinations for Teachers (CSET) in physical education. Although single subject has traditionally been grades 7-12, many school districts are hiring physical education specialists at elementary schools as well.

Highlights

  • This minor is ideal for students who are majoring in another subject area with the intention of earning a teaching credential, and would like to develop a foundation for the California Subject Examinations for Teachers (CSET) in physical education

Career opportunities

A minor in physical education teaching will help you earn an additional authorization for teaching in a single-subject setting.

Program director

Devin Beasley
Devin Beasley, Ed.D.

Assistant Professor of Kinesiology

Course listing

Required Courses (19 Units)

CodeTitleUnits
KIN-320Theory of Physical Education3
KIN-331& 331L Fundamentals of Motor Behavior4
KIN-340Measurement Evaluation3
KIN-385Kinesiology Practicum1

Select two of the following courses:

CodeTitleUnits
KIN-251Foundations of Kinesiology3
KIN-270Nutrition3
KIN-395Sport and Exercise Psychology3

Select two units from the following courses:

CodeTitleUnits
KIN-345Analysis of Individual and Dual Sports2
KIN-351Analysis of Team Sports2
KIN-357Analysis of Outdoor Activities1
KIN-359Analysis of Fundamental Movements1
KIN-368Analysis of Aquatics1
KIN-369Analysis of Fitness Activities1
KIN-370Analysis of Non-Traditional Sports1