The teaching and coaching concentration prepares students to work in the fields of teaching, coaching, exercise science in schools, professional settings and sports-related ministries.
Exercise and physical activity is vital to our health. But to make sure exercise is effective, safe and fun, we need well-trained experts who understand the science of the human body and how best to coach others. In Biola’s physical education major, you’ll gain extensive knowledge of health, nutrition, fitness and leadership, preparing you to teach, coach or lead sports-related ministries.
The physical education major promotes the value and understanding of physical activity and human performance for lifelong health and wellness. Coursework integrates theory and application with biblical principles and practice. Learning topics and highlights include:
Many career options in areas like sports medicine, media, education, ministry or athletic training await future graduates of Biola's physical education program.You can expect to impact the world for Jesus Christ through professions such as:
In addition to its strong curriculum, expert faculty members and biblical integration, Biola’s physical education program offers several key advantages:
Biola physical education majors usually earn a teaching credential and work in public and private schools settings, or teach and coach in various recreation venues or full-time sports ministry positions. Many graduates from the physical education major have gone on to study at the following distinguished schools: Azusa Pacific University; University of Southern California; Chapman University; California State University, Fullerton; California State University, Long Beach; and California State University, Northridge.