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Physical Education Waiver - Specific Course Requirements/List

Waiver Courses

Option in K-12 Physical Education – Teacher Education

How to apply for a subject matter waiver through the College of Education.

All of the following courses (or equivalent) are required in order to meet the CSULB waiver for Physical Education. To receive a waiver you must have taken the equivalent courses to those taken by an undergraduate major in Physical Education Teacher Education at CSULB  (all of them).  Please check your transcripts prior to submission for a waiver to see if you meet all or most of these requirements.  

Lower Division:

Take all of the following courses:

  • BIOL 207 Human Physiology (4)
  • BIOL 208 Human Anatomy (4)
  • PSY 100 General Psychology (3)
  • KIN 149A Self Defense (1)
  • KIN 201 Introduction to Kinesiology (3)
  • KIN 237 Techniques & Analysis of Aquatic Skills (2)
  • KIN 250 Techniques of Basketball (1)
  • KIN 251 Techniques of Flag Football (1)
  • KIN 253 Techniques of Soccer (1)
  • KIN 255 Techniques of Softball (1)
  • KIN 257 Techniques of Volleyball (1)
  • KIN 261 Techniques and Analysis of Fundamental Rhythms (2)
  • KIN 264 Techniques of Golf (1)
  • KIN 265 Techniques of Gymnastics (1)
  • KIN 266 Techniques of Badminton (1)
  • KIN 267 Techniques of Tennis (1)
  • KIN 268 Techniques of Track and Field (1)
  • KIN 270 Professional Practices in Public School Physical Education (3)

Upper Division:

Take all of the following courses:

  • KIN 300 Biomechanics of Human Movement (3)
  • KIN 301 Exercise Physiology (3)
  • KIN 312 Motor Control and Learning (3)
  • KIN 315 Motor Development (3)
  • KIN 320 Adapted Physical Education (3)
  • KIN 332I Sociocultural Dimensions of Sport and Human Movement (3)
  • KIN 343 Techniques and Analysis of Fitness (2)
  • KIN 370 Movement Theory and Practice of Elementary Physical Education (3)
  • KIN 380 Principles, Organization and Management of Secondary School Physical Education (3)
  • KIN 460  Applied Theory & Analysis of Non-Traditional Physical Education Games and Activities (3)

PETE K-12 STUDENTS TAKE THESE THREE COURSES

  • KIN 457 Applied Theory of Teaching Team Sports (3)
  • KIN 461 Applied Theory of Teaching Individual & Dual Sports (3)
  • KIN 477 Measurement and Curriculum in Physical Education (3)

PETE ADAPTED PHYSICAL EDUCATION STUDENTS TAKE THESE THREE COURSES

  • KIN 387 Physical Activities for the Disabled (3)
  • KIN 388 Program Planning & Instruction in Adapted Physical Education (3)
  • KIN 427 Physical & Motor Assessment (3)

E-mail Dr. Emyr Williams at  emyr.williams@csulb.edu  if you require any clarification on specific courses.

Individuals with Kinesiology Specific Degrees (Exercise Science, Fitness, Sports Psychology, Sports Medicine etc.) are encouraged contact Dr. Williams for a specific subject matter waiver evaluation based upon your specific circumstances. 

 

How to apply for a subject matter waiver through the College of Education.