Department of Health, Physical Education and Recreation
The Department of Health, Physical Education, & Recreation offers nationally recognized professional preparation programs for majors and a physical activity program for non-majors to fulfill the general education requirement for physical education. The Department offers undergraduate degree programs leading to the Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree in Physical Education with teacher endorsement in Health and Physical Education at the PreK-12 levels, in Recreation and Tourism Management, in Sport Management, and in Kinesiology. Physical activity courses for the general education requirement include a wide variety of lifetime sports activities.
The overall goal of the Department is to provide an environment in which each student can pursue professional development and wellness for life through classroom activities, sports skills practice, and extracurricular activities designed to enhance intellectual development, physical fitness, emotional strength, and social well being.
The Department of Health, Physical Education and Recreation offers an experiential focused curriculum leading to the following degrees:
- Health and Physical Education (B.S.)
- Kinesiology (B.S.)
- Recreation and Tourism Management (B.S.)
- Sports Management (B.S.)