The Physical Education option prepares students to become licensed Physical Educators who work in a school setting. This program also prepares students who are are interested in coaching. Students complete coursework in the measurement, evaluation and methodologies of teaching Physical Education. Other areas of study include motor development and adaptive physical education.
Students gain instruction in managing the classroom environment and meeting the needs of diverse learners. All students finish the program with a student internship, which provides actual classroom experience under the supervision of a qualified classroom teacher and university instructor.