Are you passionate about living a healthy lifestyle? Do you love playing sports? Do you want to help the next generation? If you answered yes to any of these questions, the Physical Education Teaching/Coaching major (PETE) major might be the major for you!
Choosing a major is a big decision and can be really overwhelming and stressful. While there are many majors to choose from, this guide will help you decide if Physical Education is the major for you.
What is Physical Education Teaching and Coaching?
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching, (PETE), revolves around promoting an active lifestyle, instilling a love for physical fitness, and nurturing the next generation of athletes. The PETE major certifies you to be able to teach physical education in K-12 and coach many sports.
There are many career options from a PETE major including: PE teacher, coach, health and fitness instructor, athletic director, camp administrator and more!
How to get started
There are three prerequisite classes for the PETE major:
Fitness for life (PETE 227)
Human development (SFL 210)
Human nutrition (NDSF 100)