Do you want to help combat the obesity epidemic in America? Whether you want to teach youth about physical fitness in a K-12 school setting—or you want to develop and deliver programs to promote sport or physical activity in parks and recreational settings—learn more about the physical education minor at Marian University.
A minor in physical education will provide you with opportunities to learn about sports management and administration, motor skills, sports careers, physical fitness testing, and differentiation in physical education settings, among others.
If you are interested in physical education, you'll learn about the positive impact that physical activity makes on overall fitness, health, wellness, intellectual development, and emotional balance in humans. As a student in this program, you will:
As a physical education minor at Marian University, you will complete 19 credits including:
Among the topics and subjects you'll study are:
Many students who minor in physical education want to pursue careers as K-12 sports coaches, athletic administrators, activity coordinators in health centers, community recreation directors, camp directors for youth development agencies, and activity managers for parks and recreational programs. Examples of specific job titles might include:
If your career goal is to become a licensed K-12 physical education teacher in Indiana, you must meet state standards as determined by the Indiana Department of Education (IDOE).
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