PE Teaching/Coaching

PE Teaching/Coaching
Hours27.5 Credit Hours
MAPMajor Academic Plan

Program Requirements

Faculty advisor: Dr. Mel Olson 274 SFH (801) 422-3255
This minor is designed to prepare students to teach in public schools. A teaching minor may only be received by students graduating with a teaching major. In order to graduate with this minor, students are required to complete Utah State Office of Education licensing requirements. To view these requirements go to or contact Education Student Services, 350 MCKB, (801) 422-3426.
For students accepted into the major after August 1, 2014, grades below C in any required coursework in a teaching major or teaching minor will not be accepted. Teacher candidates must maintain a total GPA of 3.0 or higher throughout the program and to qualify for student teaching. For details on admission and retention requirements for teaching majors and teaching minors, see Educator Preparation Program Requirements in the Undergraduate Catalog.
requirement 2 Complete 1 hour from the following course(s)
requirement 4 Complete 1 course
Program Outcomes

1. Skill and Fitness Based Competence

Physical education teacher candidates are physically educated individuals with the knowledge and skills necessary to demonstrate competent movement performance and health enhancing fitness as delineated in the NASPE K-12 Standards.

2. Learner Development

The candidate understands cognitive, linguistic, social, emotional and physical areas of student development.

3. Learner Differences

he candidate understands individual learner differences and cultural and linguistic diversity.

4. Learning Environments

The candidate works with learners to create environments that support individual and collaborative learning, positive social interaction, active engagement in learning, and self-motivation.

5. Content Knowledge

The candidate understands the central concepts, tools of inquiry, and structures of the discipline.

6. Assessment

The candidate uses multiple methods of assessment to engage learners in their own growth, monitor learner progress, guide planning and instruction, and determine whether the outcomes described in content standards have been met.

7. Instructional Planning

The candidate plans instruction to support students in meeting rigorous learning goals by drawing upon knowledge of content areas, Utah Core Standards, instructional best practices, and the community context.

8. Instructional Strategies

The candidate uses various instructional strategies to ensure that all learners develop a deep understanding of content areas and their connections, and build skills to apply and extend knowledge in meaningful ways.

9. Reflection and Continuous Growth

The candidate is a reflective practitioner who uses evidence to continually evaluate and adapt practice to meet the needs of each learner.

10. Leadership and Collaboration

The candidate is a leader who engages collaboratively with learners, families, colleagues, and community members to build a shared vision and supportive professional culture focused on student growth and success.

11. Professional and Ethical Behavior

The candidate demonstrates the highest standard of legal, moral, and ethical conduct.