Upon completion of the program, the Health and Physical Education majors should be equipped to do the following:
- Display a professional knowledge of the teaching/learning processes, materials, equipment, legal issues, and technology specifically related to health and physical education;
- Articulate a personal philosophy of education that reflects biblical principles in curriculum planning and instruction of health and physical education;
- Explain and analyze the scientific and behavioral foundations of health and physical education;
- Demonstrate a performance proficiency reflecting breadth and depth of physical activity experiences;
- Employ a comprehensive knowledge of the analysis of movement;
- Plan various aspects of a well-designed and balanced health and physical education program (e.g. preparation, organization, administration, supervision, and assessment);
- Evaluate and implement effective health strategies for individuals, schools, and communities.