The objectives for the major emphases in health, physical education, and recreation are that students will:
acquire knowledge and understanding of content within a chosen physical education departmental major or the Allied Health Science Interdisciplinary major (academic);
develop skills and a work ethic for application in the work place through professional expertise (vocational);
connect the professional study of human movement to God’s design for mankind’s stewardship of human, physical well-being (Christian);
understand and appreciate the role of physical fitness and national preparedness in defense of country, as well as expressions of love and pride of one’s country through international sport competition (patriotic);
appreciate the physical manifestation of movement within God’s design as a form of creative expression (cultural).
Recreational & Sports Management Major Requirements: 55 credit hours
First Aid Proficiency: Recreation and Sports Management majors must show proficiency in First Aid and Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR). Students must provide copies of their current First Aid and CPR cards/certifications to the internship coordinator prior to enrolling in PED 48V and maintain current certifications throughout the internship.