Adapted Physical Activity Minor

The 18-unit adapted physical activity minor provides the undergraduate student with education and experience working with individuals with disabilities. The student learns how to modify and adapt skills and activities to promote a lifetime of physical activity and wellness. The student gains valuable experiences while preparing for a career in liberal studies, physical education, special education, and adapted physical education. Moreover, the minor in APA serves as excellent preparation for APU’s teaching credential and Adapted Physical Education Added Authorization to gain a competitive advantage in the job market.

PE 325Motor Development and Learning3
PE 451Methods in Physical Education: 7-12 13
PE 452Adapted Physical Education3
PE 600Physical Education Teaching Methods for Individuals with Mild-to-Moderate Disabilities3
PE 602Physical Education Teaching Methods for Individuals with Severe-to-Profound Disabilities3
PE 605Management of Adapted Physical Education Programs3
Total Units18

Meets the General Education Integrative and Applied Learning requirement. 

Completing graduate level courses as an undergraduate student:

  • The student must be a senior with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • The student must obtain approval from the graduate program director or graduate department chair.
  • The student must obtain approval from the department chair of his/her UG major
  • The student must submit the form provided by One Stop | Undergraduate Enrollment Services.
  • No more than 9 units earned as an undergraduate may be counted towards an APU graduate degree.
  • Students must complete a Certificate of Clearance (COC) before completing the graduate classes.