Health and Physical Education PreK-12 B.S.E. (on campus)

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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.

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

Health and Physical Education PreK-12 B.S.E. Students with professor in a classroom
  • Physical Education Teacher
  • Recreation Worker
  • Athletic Coach
  • Health Educator
  • Fitness 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.

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.


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 Physical Education [ED207]
  • Expository Writing [EN105]
  • Outdoor Living Skills [HP102] – 1 credit
  • College Math I [MA102]
  • Movement Education Practicum [ED115] – 1 credit
  • Introduction to Education [ED201]
  • Living Well [HP101] – 1 credit
  • Coaching Techniques [HP203]
  • College Math II [MA104] or Math Elective
  • Building a Biblical Lifestyle [TH120]
  • Theology Survey [TH211]

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 [HP301]
  • Sports Skills Proficiency and Assessment Exam [HP314] – 0 credits
  • American Literature I [LI221C]
  • Human Anatomy and Physiology I [SC206/208] – 4 credits
  • Introduction to Special Education [SED320]
  • Biblical Studies Elective
  • Team Sports [HP204]
  • Sports Skills Proficiency and Assessment Exam [HP313] – 0 credits
  • Child and Adolescent Development [PS204]
  • Speech Communication [SP100]
  • Theological Distinctives [TH308]
  • 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 [ED419]
  • World Religions [EV220]
  • Care and Prevention of Athletic Injuries [HP303]
  • Kinesiology [HP305]
  • First Aid, CPR, and Aquatics Testing [HP310] – 0 credits
  • Psychology of Learning and Education [PS308]
  • Educating the English Learner [ED422]
  • Personal and Community Health [HP206]
  • Exercise Physiology [HP306]
  • Motor Learning and Skill Analysis [HP308]
  • Sports Skills Proficiency and Assessment Exam [HP315] – 0 credits
  • Worldviews: Humanities and Science [PH206]
  • Senior Seminar [TH480]

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 [ED212]
  • Adapted Physical Education [ED308A]
  • Health Education Strategies and Concepts [ED405C]
  • Senior Education Seminar [ED421] – 1 credit
  • Student Teaching Seminar [ED432] – 0 credits
  • Literacy Development and Instruction in Core Secondary Subjects [LY312]
  • Weight Training [PE110] – 1 credit
  • Student Teaching I [ED434] – 6 credits
  • Student Teaching II [ED436] – 6 credits

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 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.

    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
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     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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