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B.S. in Physical Education

Mission Statement

The mission of the Bachelor of Science in Physical Education is to facilitate Biblically-based learning about human movement and performance so that students are prepared to be competent and caring Christian professionals who work in the fields of teaching, coaching, exercise science, and allied health care, or who pursue advanced studies in related graduate programs.

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the Bachelor of Physical Education, students will be able to:


Gain a foundational knowledge of teaching strategies for K-12 students, and the appropriate application for physical education, recreation and sports ministry.


Gain foundational knowledge of health, nutrition and fitness and how to manage wellness for self and others.


Develop a cognitive understanding of the human body, movement and performance.


Develop an understanding of the relevance of the discipline of psychology to physical education and evaluate the impact on motivation and physical activity.


Develop the knowledge and capacity to integrate their faith and apply it to leadership and sports-related ministries of teaching and coaching.


Apply their knowledge of health, the human body, motor learning, and leadership skills to real life situations.


Curriculum Map

A Curriculum Map shows which courses in a degree program are responsible to intentionally develop each PLO at the Introductory, Developing, and Mastery levels.

Assessment Plan

An Assessment Plan is a listing of the student work that will be used to assess achievement of each learning outcome.

Assessment Schedule

An Assessment Schedule is a 5-year schedule that indicates when each of the PLOs will be assessed and when the comprehensive Program Review will occur.

Annual PLO Assessment Reports

The Annual Reports from each year’s PLO assessment.

Program Review Executive Summary

The Executive Summary report from the most recent comprehensive Program Review.