Ken Briggs, health endorsement
Kirk Mathias, PE pedagogy
This major satisfies the Washington state endorsement for health/fitness.
Students may enter the physical education major in either the fall or winter quarters. Fall quarter admittance is recommended. Graduating students may receive a Washington state K-12 teaching endorsement in heath and fitness. Students complete the physical education major as part of a cohort group. Students considering this major should contact the PE program director before beginning the program. The following additional requirements also apply:
Classes in this major are organized over six-quarters and must be taken in sequence.
Students who receive less than a C grade in any classes that are prerequisites for others will not be permitted to continue in the major
The teaching major qualifies students for teaching, supervising and coordinating physical education and health education in K-12 public schools.
Students taking this major who plan to teach in Washington state public schools are required to complete the professional education program requirements offered through the education department.
Students may also graduate with a non-teaching B.S. degree in physical education.
All students must complete a professional portfolio prior to beginning student teaching. Non-teaching majors must complete the portfolio prior to graduation
Professional dress requirements apply to many classes in this major. Students must comply with these requirements to participate in the program.