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Bachelor of Science in Education – On Campus

Game On.

God created human beings to glorify Him with every movement. Prepare yourself for a career of teaching students how to care for their bodies! You will be stretched mentally, improve your own physical abilities and be trained to deeply impact others through leading them in physical activity.

Credit Hours

Career Potential 

You will be prepared to work with students in a variety of positions to help them be physically active, such as:

  • Physical Education Teacher
  • Recreation Worker
  • Athletic Coach
  • Health Educator
  • Fitness Specialist

 

What Will You Learn?

In all of the programs at CSU, you’ll be interacting with small class sizes and professors who really care and desire to mentor you. You’ll not only receive quality academics to prepare you for your career, but discipleship to prepare you for life.

Coach students in interactive settings

You will be given practical resources for classroom and gym instruction. Get hands-on experience working with students through a practicum and student teaching!

Motivate others towards healthy lifestyles

Cultivate your passion for training students to be active. You will gain the teaching and mentoring skills you need to encourage others to take care of their bodies.

Teach movement, sports and health education in dynamic environments

You will be prepared to coach, organize and run fitness activities effectively in a variety of situations. Learn to work alongside students of varying physical abilities to promote their well-being.

Your Courses

Each of your courses will be taught from a biblical worldview, and you’ll learn with an intimate group of peers led by professors who care about your success.

First Year
Fall Semester
Spring Semester
  • First Year Experience
  • Principles of Bible Study
  • Bible Survey
  • Foundations of Health Physical Education
  • Expository Writing
  • Outdoor Living Skills
  • College Math I
  • Movement Education Practicum
  • Introduction to Education
  • Living Well
  • Coaching Techniques
  • College Math II or Math Elective
  • Building a Biblical Lifestyle
  • Theology Survey

This is an example of what your course schedule may look like; your actual schedule will be determined when you register.

Second Year
Fall Semester
Spring Semester
  • Individual, Dual, and Rhythmic Sports
  • American Literature I
  • Human Anatomy and Physiology I
  • Introduction to Special Education
  • Biblical Studies Elective
  • Team Sports
  • Child and Adolescent Development
  • Speech Communication
  • Theological Distinctives
  • History Core Elective

This is an example of what your course schedule may look like; your actual schedule will be determined when you register.

Third Year
Fall Semester
Spring Semester
  • Methods of Teaching Physical Education
  • World Religions
  • Care and Prevention of Athletic Injuries
  • Kinesiology
  • First Aid/CPR/Aquatics
  • Psychology of Learning and Education
  • Educating the English Learner
  • Personal and Community Health
  • Exercise Physiology
  • Motor Learning and Skill Analysis
  • Worldviews: Humanities and Science
  • Senior Seminar

This is an example of what your course schedule may look like; your actual schedule will be determined when you register.

Fourth Year
Fall Semester
Spring Semester
  • Assessment of Learning
  • Adapted Physical Education
  • Health Education Strategies and Concepts
  • Senior Education Seminar
  • Student Teaching Seminar
  • Literacy Development and Instruction in Core
  • Secondary Courses
  • Weight Training
  • Student Teaching I
  • Student Teaching II

This is an example of what your course schedule may look like; your actual schedule will be determined when you register.

Equip yourself.
Train others.

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Caleb

Health and Physical Education major, Wilmington, DE

I love learning about how the human body was created and how important it is to take care of it through physical activity. I appreciate the effort and care that the professors have for me as a student and as a person. 

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caleb hollman testimonial

Program Highlights 

  • You will be eligible to apply for Pennsylvania state certification, which shares reciprocity with most states, and certification from the Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI) for grades PreK-12.
  • Your will gain experience in two student teaching placements, at both a public and Christian school.

Help students steward their bodies!

You know that building healthy bodies is important for our mental, emotional, social, physical and spiritual well-being. Learn to help students take care of themselves through physical activity.

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