The Department of Health, Physical Education, and Recreation participates in the process of equipping persons for redemptive Christian leadership in two ways. First, it encourages students to engage in those continuing, active, healthy, Christian life practices which contribute to wellness. Second, it prepares students for careers in physical education and recreation.
The following are programs offered by the department: (1) general education – wellness/physical activities program; (2) physical education major; and (3) recreation major – with emphases in adult fitness, recreation leadership, and sports management. Courses required for certification in driver education are also offered.
Adult Fitness Emphasis:
Students will study physiology of exercise and kinesiology.
A Leadership emphasis in the Recreation Department includes classes in recreation and professional communication.
Sports Management Emphasis:
A Sports Management emphasis will include classes in computer fundamentals and management of organizations.