Do you enjoy aerobics, cycling, jogging, lap swimming, walking, yoga or weight training? Are you concerned about the growing obesity problem, and widespread effects of too little physical activity on society? Do you enjoy working with children, athletes and other people relating to fitness, activities and sports?
A degree in Physical Education emphasizes principles, problems and procedures for the improvement of individual and community health. The program provides an introduction to the Physical Education profession, and includes historical and philosophical implications and modern trends in program design with an emphasis on the study of the human body. Professional ethics, client privacy and liability issues are stressed throughout the program. Also covered in the area of ethics is sportsmanship in society and the evolving role of the sports fan.
Our students learn to design, revise and analyze exercise programs, how to coach team sports and group activities, and how to identify and implement exercise programs for disabled people.