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Health and Physical Education non-teaching B.S. (on campus)

Bachelor of Science – On Campus

Help Others Get Moving

God created human beings to glorify Him with every movement. Prepare for a career of teaching others how to care for their bodies in non-school environments. You will learn to work with individuals of various ages, abilities in physical activity experiences that contribute to their growth and development.

Credit Hours

Career Potential 

You will be prepared to work in a variety of non-school positions to motivate people in physical activity, such as:

  • Health/Fitness Club Manager
  • Fitness Trainer/Instructor
  • Recreational or Movement Therapist
  • Strength and Conditioning Trainer/Coach
  • Stress Management Consultant
  • Aquatics, Dance or Outdoor Education Instructor
  • YMCA/YWCA Activities Instructor
  • Emergency Services Personnel Instructor
  • Military Physical Education 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.

Contribute to individuals’ personal physical development

You will be given the resources for practical gym instruction in a variety of non-teaching roles. Get hands-on experience helping people get physically active in internships guided by professionals.

Teach movement, sports and health education in dynamic environments

You will be prepared to coach, organize and run a variety of fitness activities and events. Learn to work alongside people of varying backgrounds and physical abilities to help them grow!

Motivate others towards healthy lifestyles

Cultivate your passion for training people in physical activity. You will gain the skills you need to help others take care of their bodies by providing effective training and encouragement.

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
  • CSU First Year Experience
  • Principles of Bible Study
  • Bible Survey
  • Foundations of Health and Physical Education
  • Academic and Researched Writing
  • Living Well
  • Biology I
  • Writing Across the Disciplines
  • Coaching Techniques
  • Weight Training
  • General Psychology
  • Speech Communication
  • Building a Biblical Lifestyle

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
  • HPE Practicum
  • Individual, Dual, and Rhythmic Sports 
  • Human Anatomy and Physiology I 
  • Biblical Studies Elective
  • History Core Elective 
  • Team Sports
  • Worldviews: Humanities and Science
  • Human Growth and Development
  • Theology Survey
  • Physical Education Elective
  • Free 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
  • Outdoor Living Skills
  • Care and Prevention of Athletic Injuries
  • Kinesiology
  • First Aid, CPR, and Aquatics Testing
  • Biblical Studies Elective
  • Free Elective
  • Humanities Elective
  • Personal and Community Health
  • Exercise Physiology
  • Motor Learning and Skill Analysis
  • Exercise and Nutrition
  • Rock Climbing
  • Theological Distinctives

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
  • Adapted Physical Education
  • HPE Practicum
  • Senior Seminar
  • Biblical Studies Elective
  • Humanities Elective
  • Free Elective
  • World Religions
  • HPE Practicum
  • Administration and Organization of Sports Ministry
  • Biblical Studies Elective
  • Free Elective

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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As soon as you walk in on the first week of classes, you know that the professors care for you as a person and as a child of God, not just a student. 

Program Highlights 

  • You will be prepared for employment in health / fitness centers, recreation careers and therapy-related careers.
  • Learn to help people take care of their bodies by guiding them in physical activity. You will be stretched mentally, improve your own physical abilities, and be trained to deeply impact others.

Help people steward their bodies!

You will be prepared for certification exams from nationally accredited organizations such as:

  • NASM (National Academy of Sports Medicine)
  • ISSA (International Sports Sciences Association)
  • ACE (American Council on Exercise)
  • ACSM (American College of Sports Medicine)
  • NSCA (National Strength and Conditioning Association).

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