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San Francisco State University
Kinesiology B.S. Concentration in Physical Education

The Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology, Concentration in Physical Education, prepares students for entry to a teacher credentialing program and graduate related studies. The courses of study satisfy California State requirements for the Subject Matter Program in Physical Education and the departmental standards for competence in the subject matter of Physical Education. This degree emphasis will prepare students for advanced studies in physical education for elementary, middle and high schools. In addition, students who wish to pursue graduate studies will be well prepared to do so.

Students who wish to become credentialed as public school teachers in physical education or as adapted physical education specialists should select the concentration in physical education program. However, to be eligible for admission to the credential program at SF State, students must attain a GPA of 2.75 in the Subject Matter Program curriculum. Students must work closely with an advisor to fulfill the requirements of the Subject Matter Program, and should also. Contact the Credential and Graduate Services Center for teaching credential information. The Center is located in Burk Hall 244, (415) 405-3594; credinfo@sfsu.edu; http://coe.sfsu.edu/cstpc.

The Adapted Physical Education Added Authorization (APE AA) allows an individual to teach special needs students who are precluded from participating in a general education physical education program or a specially designed physical education program as determined by the local level special education assessment. The APE Added Authorization is an add-on authorization for the holder of a valid prerequisite credential.

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