Physical Education

This undergraduate teaching major prepares candidates to teach physical education from pre-kindergarten through Grade 12. The program emphasizes such topics as fitness and wellness, development and assessment, motor development, anatomy, physiology, scientific techniques in observing and analyzing skill performances, as well as a thorough preparation in teaching methods. Most semesters students participate in practicum experiences with children. The use of technology in physical education is another area of emphasis. The program has high expectations for candidates and expects them to be engaged in the major while becoming expert teachers at all levels and in all contexts. The introductory course for this program is PEP 161. For more information, contact Dr. Shannon Dieringer, HP 3605, 765-285-5169, or go to theĀ School of Physical Education, Sport and Exercise Science website.