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

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

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN EDUCATION – 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. ==

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

PREPARATION FOR LIFE

Career Potential

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

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

“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.”

Caleb Holloman

Health and Physical Education | Wilmington, DE

SKILL DEVELOPMENT

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.
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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

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.

BEST CHOICE

CSU is Affordable

We believe every student should have the opportunity to choose a biblical higher education—regardless of their financial circumstance. That’s why we’re committed to keeping costs for students as low as possible.

UNDERGRADUATE

Average Cost

Before federal and state grants

*Anticipated typical cost for first-time, full-time, residential undergraduate CSU students for 2024-25. This cost includes tuition, housing, meals, general fee and CSU scholarships. Your total cost can be even lower if you qualify for more aid, including federal and state grants which do not have to be paid back.

Information provided by the National Center for Education Statistics.

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.

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