Academic Catalog 2022-2023 
    Jul 06, 2022  
Academic Catalog 2022-2023

K-12 Physical Education Licensure (School of Science and Engineering)

Graduates in the K-12 Physical Education Licensure program earn a Bachelor of Science in two majors: Kinesiology and Physical Health Education, and K-12 Physical Education Teaching. This program is 120 credit hours and offers supervised clinical practice experiences in elementary, middle, and high school settings. Upon program completion, the candidate has met all requirements for an institutional recommendation for an Initial Colorado Teacher License with an Endorsement in K-12 Physical Education.

The Physical Education Licensure program requires a major in Kinesiology and Physical Health Education, a major in K-12 Physical Education Teaching, and completion of the following 120 credit hours.
General Education Core (45 credit hours)
Kinesiology and Physical Health Education Major Core (39 credit hours)
K-12 Physical Education Teaching Major Core (36 credit hours)

K-12 Physical Education Licensure

General Education Requirements (45 credit hours)

Arts and Humanities (9 credit hours)

Communication (6 credit hours)

Integrative Studies (3 credit hours)

* Please see the First-Year Integration (FYI)  page for specific information about this required course.

Social Sciences (12 credit hours)

Take each of the following four courses:

Graduation Requirements for Bachelor of Science in Physical Education Licensure

The faculty recommends students in the B.S. in Physical Education Licensure to the Board of Trustees as candidates for graduation when they have completed the following requirements.

  1. Completion of a total of 120 credits, including all general education, Kinesiology and Physical Health Education major, and K-12 Physical Education Teaching major core requirements.
  2. A letter grade of D or better and a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or better in all CCU coursework, and a C- or better in all Kinesiology and Physical Health Education and K-12 Physical Education Teaching courses.
  3. Completion of 180 hours of ministry/community service and 180 chapel credits. Transfer students are required to complete 45 hours of ministry/community service and 45 chapel credits each year of attendance at CCU. For further details on ministry/community service, see the Life Directions Center (LDC)  section of this catalog. For further details on chapel credits, see the Student Life  section of this catalog.
  4. Meet the CCU Residency requirements 
  5. Acceptable performance on exit exams, as required by the faculty.
  6. Formal and timely application for graduation by the date specified by the University Registrar.
  7. No outstanding financial obligation to the University.