Oct 30, 2020  
2018-2019 General Catalog 

Physical Education - Teaching/Coaching (B.S.)

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Program Summary

The Physical Education and Human Performance degree in Teaching/Coaching is a certifiable major and minor approved for secondary teaching licensure at SUU. This degree is intended to provide students who wish to pursue teaching careers with the necessary knowledge, experience, and training to become effective and competent teachers and coaches.

Program Information

  • All courses must be passed with a “C-” (1.7) or better to be counted in the major.

General Education Requirement (31-36 Credits)

See General Education  for course options.

  • Core Course Requirements 12-13 Credits
  • Knowledge Area Requirements 19-23 Credits

Experiential Education University Requirement - EDGE Program (3 Credits)

NOTE: As of 7/12/2019, students pursuing this bachelor’s degree are no longer required to complete the EDGE courses for graduation.

See Experiential Education  for more information.

Bachelor of Science (B.S.) Degree Requirement (12 Credits*)

  • Bachelor of Science Degree - Math or Science minimum requirement 12 Credits

* Note: Most or all of the B.S. requirements may be met by fulfilling the General Education  Core and Knowledge Areas. Because of this, these credits are typically not counted in the degree total at the bottom of page. Transfer students not majoring in a math or science field may need additional math/science courses to reach the minimum 12 credits. Consult your Student Success Advisor for details. 

Physical Education - Teaching/Coaching Curriculum Summary (50-60 Credits)

Required Support Courses (7 or 15 Credits)

Select One of the Following Groups (4 or 12 Credits)

Select One Track

Coaching Track (17-38 Credits)

An additional 17-38 credits are needed to needed to satisfy the 120 credit hour requirement for graduation. Two to four of the elective hours must be upper-division to satisfy the 40 upper division credits hours graduation requirement. Please consult your Student Success Advisor for details.

Teaching Track (38-41 Credits)

See the requirements for Secondary Education Licensure . Some classes required for the licensure cannot be taken until the teacher candidate has been admitted to the Teacher Education Program. Please consult your Student Success Advisor or the Department of Teacher Education and Family Development  for further instruction. Additional free electives may be needed to satisfy the 120 credit hour requirement for graduation.

Total Credits, B.S. Degree: 120-140

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