Academic Catalog 2024-2025

Physical Education, Subject Matter Preparation

The Single Field Major in Physical Education: Teaching Option serves as a waiver for the National Teacher Exam in Physical Education. Students who plan to enter the State of California Single Subject Teaching Credential Program in Physical Education must complete the Single Field Major in Physical Education: Teaching Option. Students must earn a grade of "C" or better in all courses to be given waiver credit.

Students must also complete additional requirements as listed in the Teacher Education section of this University Catalog.

Supplementary Authorization in Physical Education

This authorization is designed for individuals credentialed to teach in other subject areas in grades K-9 and wish to add Physical Education to the subjects they are credentialed to teach.

The Teaching minor, listed under "Minor Requirements," meets the State of California requirements for Supplementary Authorization in Physical Education.