2018-2019 General Catalog 
    Apr 24, 2018  
2018-2019 General Catalog

Kinesiology Teaching, B.S.

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Major Requirements for Kinesiology Teaching

Kinesiology Program - Health, Kinesiology, & Recreation
HPER Complex North 241

Minimum Degree Hours: 122
Minimum Major Hours: 77

The Kinesiology Teaching, formerly known as Physical Education Teacher Education (PETE) program, at the University of Utah is committed to the development of quality physical education teachers through the integration of theory and practice in a wide range of experiences and settings. Through intensive academic coursework and field experience combined with continuous student reflection, the goal of the program is to provide individuals who believe ALL students deserve the opportunity to learn and can learn, who act on the principle that diversity is to be valued, and who are committed to providing quality physical education instruction. The curriculum is designed to help students meet the state requirements for teacher certification. Upon completion of the curriculum, students will be qualified to apply to a state certification program.

Admission Requirements

Students must have a 2.7 GPA in order to apply to the teaching program. This is a closed program. Students must apply and be admitted into the program before they can officially declare this major. For more information, click here.

Graduation Requirements

  • Maintain a minimum cumulative 2.7 GPA

Honors in Kinesiology Teaching

Students seeking an HBS in Kinesiology Teaching must complete:

First Aid Requirement

(Complete one course/requirement)

Sample 4-yr Degree Plan

Note: This is just a sample. Log into My Degree Dashboard (in CIS) and meet with your academic advisor to fit a program of study with your academic record.

First Year

Fall Semester

Total Hours: 16

Spring Semester

Total Hours: 16

Second Year

Fall Semester

Total Hours: 16

Spring Semester

Total Hours: 16

Third Year

Fourth Year