Bachelor's Degree in Physical Education Teacher Education
The Physical Education Teacher Education major is designed to provide each student with the necessary content knowledge and instructional skills to become a certified physical educator and coach using an innovative approach based on the latest research and creative thinking.
Physical Education Teacher Bachelor's Degree - Dev
The Physical Education Teacher Education (PETE) major is designed to provide each student with
the necessary content knowledge and instructional skills to become a certified physical educator and coach.
The program uses an innovative approach based on the latest research and creative thinking.
Core courses are taught in conjunction with pedagogy (teaching methods) courses, permitting students to see
the application to teaching. Students will learn to perform a variety of sport, dance, and recreation
Declare the Physical Education Pre-Major
See a program advisor in the Education Advisement
Complete a fingerprint background clearance
Complete these courses:
NDFS 110 - Essentials of Human Nutrition
SFL 210 - Human Development
SC ED 353 - Multicultural Education for Secondary Education
Review GPA and ACT/SAT scores with a program advisor
63-66 major credits
12-week student teaching OR full year paid internship
Praxis II exam
Application for licensure with the Utah State Board of Education
After all the requirements for the Physical Education degree have been completed and diplomas
are posted (about 3-4 weeks after graduation), students are recommended for licensure in the state of Utah.
The Education Advisement Center will then email students instructions to complete the licensure process with
the Utah State Board of Education.
How to Apply
Ensure all program prerequisites are complete
Submit Program Application
Register for an account on the MyLink application system
Start a Physical Education application
Complete the admissions checklist in the application
You will need to order a teaching uniform after you have been accepted into the program