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Mission and Vision

Mission Statement:

Mission: The Physical Education Program develops leaders in physical education, coaching, recreation and sports management. We are committed to preparing students to meet the complex challenges of our regional and global communities.

Vision Statement:

The Physical Education Program has a vision of a physically educated world where lifelong learning and physical activity are practiced by all. Our students are prepared to make lasting contributions to our profession, communities, and society.

Physical Education Program Goals

A student with a Physical Education major:

  1. Values and participates in physical activity for health, enjoyment, challenge, self-expression, and/or social interaction. (NASPE Stds 3 & 6)
  2. Gains the knowledge and skills needed to manage physical, financial, and human resources
  3. Demonstrates understanding of movement concepts, principles, strategies, and tactics as they apply to the learning and performance of physical activities. (NASPE Std 2)
  4. Promotes and embraces diversity in teaching, coaching, and managing sport/recreational activities.
  5. Is a lifelong learner who stays current on research and technology, develops critical thinking skills, and practices ethical behavior in the profession.
  6. Collaborates with stakeholders to build strong partnerships within the profession, community, and society.

2014 graduates of the Physical Education programs

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