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2008-2009 Undergraduate Catalog 
2008-2009 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Physical Education and Health - Subject Matter Preparation Program

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View information for the Department of Physical Education and Health , 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 Physical Education.

View the B.A. in Physical Education. 

Subject Matter Preparation Program

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, Physical Education Single Subject Matter Preparation Program is currently under review by the CCTC. Students admitted to the currently approved program must complete their course of study by July 1, 2010 or prior to the phase-out of the currently approved program.

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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