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Kinesiology-Physical Education Certification

College of Education & Human Development

The Physical Education (PEK) degree is for students wishing to teach Physical Education in public or private schools. The degree plan prepares students for successful completion of the certification requirements outlined by the State of Texas. Upon graduation, students may be certified to teach in grades Preschool - 12 in Physical Education/Wellness only, however students are encouraged to seek certification in a second teaching field through the use of core curriculum and support field electives.

The 120-hour degree plan includes a full semester of student teaching in a public school setting after the completion of course work. These field experiences differ for each student, and are fit to meet the student’s interests.

Kinesiology-Physical Education Certification

College of Education & Human Development

The Physical Education (PEK) degree is for students wishing to teach Physical Education in public or private schools. The degree plan prepares students for successful completion of the certification requirements outlined by the State of Texas. Upon graduation, students may be certified to teach in grades Preschool - 12 in Physical Education/Wellness only, however students are encouraged to seek certification in a second teaching field through the use of core curriculum and support field electives.

The 120-hour degree plan includes a full semester of student teaching in a public school setting after the completion of course work. These field experiences differ for each student, and are fit to meet the student’s interests.