The new Exercise Science & Outdoor Recreation bachelor's degree is the Physical Education Teacher Education (PETE) degree. This program is designed to prepare quality candidates to teach developmentally appropriate physical education to all K-12 students. Successful completion leads to Licensure in the State of Utah. Graduates from PETE program will be specifically qualified to teach physical education to the increasingly diverse population of students in K-12 schools in the State of Utah. Their preparation will help meet the anticipated demands for elementary, as well as secondary physical educators in the twenty-first century.