This 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 and recreation activities.
Declare the PETE Pre-Major
See a program advisor in the Education Advisement Center (350 MCKB) to declare
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.