Do you have a passion for healthy living and physical activity? Then why not promote public wellness and physical education with a minor in Physical Education! A minor in physical education gives you the knowledge of the benefits of an active lifestyle to help those you work with understand the methods behind the fitness instruction. This minor can be paired with a degree in education, business or kinesiology.
You may elect courses that prepare you for careers as elementary or secondary physical education teachers. A minor in Physical Education will also prepare you for a career in the public or private sector of recreation or coaching.
- While focusing in a content area, future teachers enroll in the teacher preparation program and take classes in education and child psychology.
- Teacher preparation programs instruct how to present information to students and how to work with students of varying abilities and backgrounds.
- The program includes fieldwork, such as student teaching. Some states require high school teachers to earn a master’s degree after earning their teaching certification. All states require teachers in public schools to be licensed.