Physical Education Minor

If you’re interested in running physical activity programs for children and youth, consider getting a minor in physical education. This minor will prepare you for successful community based physical activity promotion. 

Courses

You will need to take 18 units of coursework to complete this minor. Required courses include:

  • PES Credit which must include four from the following (4 units)
    • Dance
    • Group Fitness (e.g. aerobic dance)
    • Invasion Game (e.g. basketball, hockey)
    • Net/Wall (e.g. volleyball, racquetball)         
    • Recreation (e.g. cycling, golf. Note: swimming and life guard certification is highly recommended)
    • Weight Training
  • PE 315 - EFFECTIVE TEACHING IN PHYSICAL EDUCATION  (3 units)
  • PE 316 - CONTENT PROGRESSIONS IN PHYSICAL EDUCATION (2 units)
  • PE 325 - APPLIED MOVEMENT ANALYSIS AND MOTOR LEARNING (3 units)
  • PE 335 - PHYSICAL EDUCATION IN THE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (3 units)
  • PE 345 - PHYSICAL EDUCATION FOR MIDDLE SCHOOL STUDENTS (3 units)