BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN K-12 PHYSICAL EDUCATION
Beginning Fall, 2022, the K-12 Physical Education program will become the K-12 Physical Education and Health Program (K-12 PEH). Students graduating from the program will earn two K-12 teaching endorsements in Physical Education and Health Education. The program is designed to assists students in developing the knowledge, skills, and dispositions essential for success in teaching physical and health education in the elementary and secondary schools. The K-12 Physical and Health Education cohort program admits up to 15 students per year as part of an application process during the sophomore year. Students must maintain a 3.0 overall GPA, 3.0 in Education courses, and 3.0 in all KINES courses. Students must provide a current CPR and first aid certification. Students must pass Praxis II in both Physical Education and Health Education prior to student teaching. Transfer coursework will not be used to fulfill the following courses: KINES 251, 351/352, and 451/452. Candidates who complete this program will meet the Idaho Beginning Teacher Standards and be recommended for state certification.
In addition to earning your bachelor’s degree, you will earn two K-12 teaching endorsements in physical education and health education. Students who complete this program will meet the Idaho Beginning Teacher Standards and be recommended for state certification. This teaching certification is accepted in all 50 states and most countries around the world also accept the certificate as valid.
Most students acquire their first teaching job immediately after graduation. There has been a 90-100% employment rate after graduation. If students want to leave the Boise area or venture beyond Idaho, there are many teaching job opportunities. Our program has had many students teaching in a number of states as well as internationally.