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

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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. Health and Physical Education Degree.

Be mentored by caring professors
Find your fit in our community
Get involved and make a difference


Career Potential

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

Health and Physical Education PreK-12 B.S.E. Students with professor in a classroom
    • 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
Health and Physical Education PreK-12 B.S.E. Students with professor in a classroom
Caleb Holloman

Health and Physical Education
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.”


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.


What You Will Study

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.

All courses are three credits unless noted. Course descriptions can be found in the catalog.

First Year
Fall Semester
Spring Semester
  • CSU First Year Experience [CSU101] – 0 credits
  • Principles of Bible Study [BI100]
  • Bible Survey [BI111]
  • Foundations of Health and Physical Education [ED207]
  • Academic and Researched Writing [EN121]
  • Living Well [HP101] – 1 credit
  • Biology I [SC203/207] – 4 credits
  • Writing Across the Disciplines [EN122]
  • Coaching Techniques [HP203]
  • Weight Training [PE110] – 1 credit
  • General Psychology [PS100]
  • Speech Communication [SP100]
  • Building a Biblical Lifestyle [TH120]

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 [HP211] – 1 credit
  • Individual, Dual and Rhythmic Sport [HP301]
  • Human Anatomy and Physiology I [SC206/208] – 4 credits
  • Biblical Studies Elective
  • History Core Elective
  • Team Sports [HP204]
  • Worldviews: Humanities and Science [PH206]
  • Child and Adolescent Development [PS204]
  • Theology Survey [TH211]
  • Physical Education Elective – 1 credit
  • 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 [HP102] – 1 credit
  • Care and Prevention of Athletic Injuries [HP303]
  • Kinesiology [HP305]
  • First Aid, CPR and Aquatics Testing [HP310] – 0 credits
  • Biblical Studies Elective
  • Free Elective
  • Humanities Elective
  • Personal and Community Health [HP206]
  • Exercise Physiology [HP306]
  • Motor Learning and Skill Analysis [HP308]
  • Exercise and Nutrition [HP422]
  • Rock Climbing [PE113] – 1 credit
  • Theological Distinctives [TH308]

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 [ED308A]
  • HPE Practicum [HP211] – 1 credit
  • Senior Seminar [TH480]
  • Biblical Studies Elective
  • Humanities Elective
  • Free Elective
  • World Religions [EV220]
  • HPE Practicum [HP211] – 1 credit
  • Administration and Organization of Sports Ministry [SM304]
  • 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.

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 students 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).

    Meet our Faculty

    You’ll learn from professors who care deeply about you and your goals.


    Your Priority: God's Word

    While you prepare for your career you’ll also earn a double major in Biblical Studies. At CSU, you’ll experience personal mentorship with someone who cares deeply about you and your relationship with your Creator. You’ll be challenged to think through topics and questions through a biblical worldview. Your Bible courses will lay a foundation for whatever path God has for your life.

    When you attend this Bible college, you’re getting more than just a degree—you’re getting the tools, support system and encouragement to follow Christ with your whole heart—long after graduation.

    WHY CSU?

    You want to
    choose a college:

     Where you can get prepared for your future.
     Where you will grow in your relationship with Christ.
     Where you truly find your fit.

    Students constantly say the top reason they love CSU so much is: Community. When you’re part of the CSU community, you attend class with professors who are mentors; you do life right alongside others who want to serve their Savior, and you are welcomed into lifelong friendships that last well beyond graduation.


    Here's what our students actually pay: 

    (Hint—it's way less than "sticker" price! Plus, our costs continually fall below our in-state, private school competitors' actual costs.)

    A Christ-centered education is a wise investment. That's why we make biblical education as affordable as possible for students like you.

    Scholarships are for Christian character, work ethic and academics. 99% of full-time, on-campus students get free financial aid(Based on incoming class of Fall 2021)



    (not including loans)



    Worldwide Impact

    For more than 90 years, CSU has prepared Christ-centered, career-ready graduates to serve around the globe in a variety of ministries and careers. You'll learn from trusted professors who have a heart for Christ and desire for discipleship. You'll join a community of CSU students who are passionate about using their talents to serve Christ.

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