Course Summary

Course Description

Physical Education and Exercise Science provides a variety of courses to serve the recreational, fitness, and professional needs of the students.  An undergraduate major in physical education, with an emphasis in exercise science or teacher education, integrated into a liberal arts course of study, provides for a well-balanced Bachelor of Arts degree.  A minor in physical education complements undergraduate preparation in a variety of other majors.  The physical education major or minor can be practically and professionally combined with many areas, including business, biology, sociology, psychology, and communications.
The Physical Education major prepares candidates for careers in teaching, fitness and recreation.  Candidates interested in teaching will pursue Initial Licensure course work through the Education Department.
The Exercise Science major is designed for candidates who are interested in graduate school and careers in such areas as allied health (athletic training, physical therapy), fitness, strength and conditioning, exercise physiology, sport psychology, and cardiac rehabilitation.  Candidates interested in admission to graduate programs in allied health will be required to complete course work in natural sciences and social sciences.  

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