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Health Fitness Endorsement (P–12)

The Health Fitness Endorsement requires 28–33 total credits, and you must complete the following required courses:

PES 5051 Foundations and Methods (4)

SPU Campus (July 1-2, 7-9, 2015)

PES 5075 Alternative Sports and Games for Regular and Special Populations (3)

SPU Campus (Summer 2016)

PES 5067 Teaching Health & Wellness (4)

SPU Campus (Summer 2016)

PES 5070 Strategies for Teaching Strength Training (3)

SPU Campus (Summer 2016)

PES 5065 Scientific Applications (4)

SPU Campus (June 22-24, 29-30, 2015)

Human Anatomy and Physiology* 5-10

EDCN 5730 Field Experience/PPA** (5)


* Health and Fitness educators in Washington state are required to demonstrate knowledge of human anatomy and physiology as outlined in the Endorsement Competencies for Health and Fitness (revised 2007).

Therefore, as a prerequisite to PES 5065 Scientific Applications, you are required to successfully complete a college/university Anatomy and Physiology course (5 quarter-credits) or an Anatomy course plus a Physiology course (5 quarter-credits each if not offered together) within the last 10 years.

**Before you can enroll in the Field Experience/PPA, passing scores must be received at SPU for the WEST-E test. You should plan to take the test early enough to allow scores to be reported to SPU prior to the intended quarter for the Field Experience. For dates and registration, visit

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