The Physical Education and Human Performance degree with an emphasis in Teaching/Coaching is a certifiable major and minor approved for secondary teaching licensure at SUU. This emphasis is intended to provide students who wish to pursue teaching careers with the necessary knowledge, experience and training to become effective and competent teachers and coaches.
Junior High School and High School teachers, Varsity and Junior Varsity coaches
The Sorenson Physical Education Building is one of the finest facilities of its type
in the western United States. It houses a 50-meter Olympic-sized swimming pool,
a fitness center, three basketball courts, an indoor track, a climbing wall, five
racquetball courts, five “smart” classrooms, and several specialized labs.
Students have opportunities developing lesson plans, practicing teaching
techniques and organizing sporting events while participating in class work,
intramurals, and student teaching.