School: Natural Sciences and Health
Degree Type: Minor
Format: In-Person
Student Type: Traditional Undergraduate

The physical education minor is for those who want to teach others about how the body works. It can serve as a foundation for K-12 P.E. teachers, or for those who may want to be health educators outside of formal education settings. With teacher licensure, this minor can prepare students for a career in K-12 Health and PE. 


18 credits: 9 credits in residence, 9 credits upper division. Required:
BIO 221 | Human Anatomy and Physiology I | 4 credits
KIN 230 | Intro to Kinesiology | 3 credits
KIN 325 | Biomechanics | 3 credits
KIN 350 | Care and Prevention of Athletic Injuries | 3 credits
KIN 470 | Adapted Physical Education | 3 credits

One of the following:
PE 300-309 | Professional Activities | 2 credits

Learning Outcomes

  • will identify and apply discipline-specific content knowledge in Health and Physical Education.
  • will implement planned instruction, assess student learning, and create a safe learning environment to meet the needs of diverse learners.
  • will apply professional skills and dispositions required for initial teacher certification in P-12 learning environments.


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Amy Engilis M.S., A.T.C.

Associate Professor of Sports Medicine

Division of: Natural Sciences & Health
Phone: 503-517-1053

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