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Division of Health & Exercise Science

Jenna Otto

Administrative Program Assistant

Phone: (503) 838-8908


The physical education minor gives students the opportunity to learn how to promote healthy living and physical activity in educational settings.

The physical education minor does not qualify you to teach P.E. If you want to be a physical education teacher, check out the undergraduate teacher education program or the pre-education track in exercise science.

Minor requirements

27 credits total

This minor should be planned with an exercise science advisor.

  • EXS 230 Foundations of Exercise Science (4 credits).
  • Choose 23 credits from physical education or exercise science electives (courses with a PE or EXS prefix). A minimum of 15 of these credits must come from upper division classes (300 to 400 level).