The Major in Physical Education is designed to develop a strong base of knowledge and skills that will serve as a foundation for further study and/or pursuit of a career. The program prepares students for careers in physical therapy, athletic training, exercise physiology, sports management, motor learning, sports psychology, personal fitness training and sports medicine. Employment opportunities include educational institutions, commercial/corporate health facilities, private and public fitness and sports centers, recreation departments, and working with sports teams.
Program Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this program, students will be able to:
- Understand human anatomy and physiology pertaining to major body systems.
- Demonstrate the knowledge to understand and assess the health, fitness, and basic nutritional aspects of physical aspects of physical education.
- Identify the psychological aspects and dynamics of individual and team sports.
- Demonstrate the skills and knowledge needed to transfer to university level programs with a comprehensive foundation in physical education.