Adapted Physical Education Added Authorization Credential

Basic Teaching Credentials

The CSU prepares teachers for positions in California as well as other states. It is in the student's best interest to be knowledgeable about credential or licensure requirements of the state in which they intend to teach.

Requirements (20 units)

For information on the added authorization, contact the Credential Office, CE-102, (909) 537-7401.

Admission to the Program

In addition to meeting the general requirements of the university for admission as a postbaccalaureate student, admission to the Added Authorization in Adapted Physical Education program requires the following:

  1. A valid California teaching credential authorizing the teaching of physical education.

Recommendation for the Added Authorization in Adapted Physical Education:

In addition to meeting the general requirements of the university for admission as a post baccalaureate student, admission to the Added Authorization in Adapted Physical Education requires one of the following:

  1. A valid preliminary, clear, professional clear, or life California general education teaching credential based on a baccalaureate degree, and a program of professional preparation including student teaching that authorizes the teaching of physical education in any grades K-12;
  2. A valid preliminary, professional clear, Level I, Level II, clear or life special education teaching credential with completion of a minimum of twelve semester units, or the equivalent quarter units, in physical education content courses with a minimum of three semester units, or the equivalent quarter units, in both kinesiology and motor development.

Requirements (20 units)

KINE 311Introduction to Adapted Physical Education4
KINE 330Movement Skill Assessment for Individuals with Disabilities4
KINE 332The Nature and Issues Concerning Individuals with Disabilities4
KINE 333Applied Behavior Management4
KINE 334Seminar in Adapted Physical Activity4
Total Units20