Academics - Health, Physical Education, & Sport Management


Health, Physical Education, & Sport Management Department

The Department of Health, Physical Education, and Sport Management participates in the process of equipping persons for redemptive Christian leadership in two ways. First, it encourages students to engage in those continuing, active, healthy, Christian life practices which contribute to wellness. Second, it prepares students for careers in physical education and recreation.

The following are programs offered by the department: (1) general education – wellness/physical activities program; (2) physical education major; and (3) sport management major – with emphases in adult fitness and recreation leadership. Courses required for certification in driver education are also offered.

Majors & Minors

Sport Management Major
The Sport Management major consists of a minimum of 16 core requirement credits, and the selection of an emphasis which requires the completion of 16 additional credits. Although not required, Sport Management majors may substitute two credits of HPR 107/108/207/208 for the general education activity requirement. Students completing this major are eligible for the bachelor of science degree.

Adult Fitness Emphasis: Sport Management Major
Students will study physiology of exercise and kinesiology.

Leadership Emphasis: Sport Management Major
A Leadership emphasis in the Recreation Department includes classes in recreation and professional communication.

Sports Management Emphasis: Sport Management Major
A Sports Management emphasis will include classes in computer fundamentals and management of organizations.

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