Adapted Physical Activity Minor
Earn an Adapted Physical Activity Minor at Azusa Pacific University
Program at a Glance
The School of Behavioral and Applied Sciences equips students for compassionate leadership in fields like physical therapy, social work, and psychology, guided by experienced faculty and hands-on learning.
Gain Hands-on Experience
- Adapt skills to promote a lifetime of physical activity and wellness
- Create modified physical activities for individuals with disabilities
By the Numbers
Brian Casey ’09, ’12 : A European Football Life
Studying physical education at APU prepared Brian Casey ’09 ’12 to continue his passion for football through coaching as he trusts God’s plan.
The adapted physical activity minor provides undergraduate students with education and experience working with individuals with disabilities. Students learn how to modify and adapt skills and activities to promote a lifetime of physical activity and wellness, and gain valuable experiences while preparing for a career in liberal studies, physical education, special education, or adapted physical education. This program also serves as excellent preparation for APU’s teaching credential and Adapted Physical Education Added Authorization to gain a competitive advantage in the job market.
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To view specific requirements and coursework information, visit the current academic
- WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC).
- California Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CTC)
- National Council for the Accreditation for Teacher Education (NCATE), which is transitioning to the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP).