Fitness and Human Performance B.S. with Grades EC-12 Physical Education Certification
Teach Students the Importance of Health, Nutrition and Fitness
UHCL’s Bachelor of Science in Fitness and Human Performance with Physical Education EC-12 teacher certification provides all the skills necessary to teach physical education in school settings. We offer a rigorous program of preparation that introduces you to the fundamental scientific aspects of exercise, with advanced courses in exercise physiology, nutrition, biomechanics, resistance exercise, health promotion, peak athletic performance, and physical fitness among others. Our goal is to provide graduates with a strong academic and practical knowledge base to work in a teaching environment.
Gain the Skills to Motivate Students Through Coursework and Hands-on Experience
As Fitness and Human Performance students with a certification in Physical Education,
you will complete a directed curriculum in the Fitness and Human Performance and Education
programs in motor development and learning, adolescent activity and sports, and teaching
pedagogy courses in preparation for the State of Texas Physical Education EC-12 teaching
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University of Houston-Clear Lake's College of Human Science and Humanities wants to help you reach your educational goals. Discover the admissions requirements that will let you become the next UHCL Hawk.
Interested in discovering the sort of classes you’ll need to take in order to earn
your degree from the College of Human Science and Humanities at University of Houston-Clear
Lake? Find out now.
Interested in discovering the sort of classes you’ll need to take in order to earn your degree from the College of Human Science and Humanities at University of Houston-Clear Lake? Find out now.Fitness and Human Performance, Grades EC-12 Physical Education Certification, B.S.
Deadlines for Applying
- Freshman Deadlines
Priority - July 15
Final - August 1
Priority - November 1
Final - December 1
Priority - March 1
Final (Summer Session I & II) - May 1
- Transfer Deadlines
Spring 2023Priority - December 1
Final - January 9
Returning UHCL Students - January 11
Summer 2023Priority - May 1
Final (Summer Session I) - May 24
Final (Summer Session II) - June 30
Fall 2023Priority - August 1
Final - August 14
Returning UHCL Students - August 16
- International Deadlines
Final - April 1
Document Deadline - April 15
Early Fall Deadline - Computer Science, Computer Information System, Data Science, Software Engineering Final - February 4
Final - October 1
Document Deadline - October 15
Early Spring Deadline - Computer Science, Computer Information System, Data Science, Software Engineering Final - August 1
Final - March 1
Document Deadline - March 15
Early Summer Deadline - Computer Science, Computer Information System, Data Science, Software Engineering Final - February 4
Students interested in qualifying for scholarships &/or applying for visas outside the U.S. should apply and submit the application documents/test scores by the priority deadline
*International freshmen applicants will not be accepted for Summer semester.
Accreditations and Distinctions
The National Strength and Conditioning Association has recognized the Fitness and Human Performance curriculum as preparing students for successful entrance into the career field.