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2011-2012 Academic Catalog 
2011-2012 Academic Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Kinesiology B.A. - Subject Matter Preparation Program in Physical Education

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View information for the Department of Kinesiology , including Learning Objectives for the department and its programs.

The Subject Matter Preparation Program is designed for students who plan to enter the Single Subject Credential Program in Physical Education.


1. Complete the requirements for the Bachelor of Arts degree in Kinesiology.

View the B.A. in Kinesiology. 

2. Complete the prerequisites to the major:

(4 units)

Subject Matter Preparation Program

2. Complete the following coursework in breadth and depth courses:

(6 units)

3. Complete the following coursework in movement concepts and forms:

(20 units)


The California Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CCTC) has newly adopted (2002) subject matter requirements and single subject matter preparation standards. The Bachelor of Arts, Kinesiology Single Subject Matter Preparation Program was approved by the CCTC in 2009.

Supplementary Authorization in Health Science and in Physical Education

The holder of a Multiple Subject, Single Subject, Standard Secondary, or Special Secondary Teaching Credential may have one or more of the subjects commonly taught in departmentalized classes and listed below added to his or her credential as a supplementary authorization by verifying completion of the following requirements specified in California Administrative Code, Title 5 Sections 80057.5, 80089, 80089.1 and 80089.2. Supplementary authorizations cannot be issued in any subject that falls within the statutory single subject category of an applicant’s Single Subject Teaching Credential.

The department offers courses for the Introductory Health Science  supplementary authorization and the Introductory Physical Education  supplementary authorization.

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