School of Kinesiology and Nutritional Science - PACE --Adapted Physical Education Specialist Credential Program

ADAPTIVE PHYSICAL EDUCATION SPECIALIZATION COURSES (36 Units)

KIN 425 Dimensions of Kinesiology for Individuals with Disabilities (4.0)

KIN 428 Psychomotor Assessment for Individuals with Disabilities (3.0)

KIN 431 Low-Incidence Disabilities: Physical Activity Programming And Instruction (3.0)

KIN 433 High-Incidence Disabilities: Physical Activity Programming and Instruction (3.0)

KIN 435 Physical Disabilities & Other Health Impairments: Physical Activity Programming and Instruction (3.0)

KIN 480A Educational Field Experiences in Adapted Physical Educ. (Permission only) (1.0)

KIN 480B Clinical Field Experiences in Adapted Physical Education (Must be taken concurrently with KIN 431; 433; & 435 for a total of 3.0 units) (1.0)

KIN 491 Capstone Seminar in Adapted Physical Education (4.0)

EDCI 535 Instructional Strategies for Teaching Cultural Awareness (4.0)

KIN 535 Organizational Strategies of Adapted Physical Education (4.0)

KIN 536 Seminar: Issues in Adapted Physical Education (4.0)

B. CREDENTIAL PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS:

Authorization to Teach Physical Education

  • Bachelor of Science Degree
  • Bachelor in Related Field
  • PRAXIS & SSAT Examinations
  • Single Subject Teaching Option
  • Multiple Subject Teaching Option in Physical Education

Passing Scores:

 

  • CBEST
  • Writing Proficiency Examination or GWAR

Grade Point Average (GPA):

  • 2.7 to enter program
  • 3.0 to exit program

Portfolio Presentation

Exit Examination Score

Recommendation of Program Coordinator

Dwan Bridges, Ph.D., Professor
School of Kinesiology and Nutritional Science
California State University, Los Angeles

5151 State University Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90032
Phone: (323) 343-4658
Fax: (323) 343-6482
E-mail:dbridge@calstatela.edu