This program provides students the opportunity to study the foundations of physical activity in the scope of a fitness professional. This program is designed for students who are not interested in teaching in the K-12 system but would prefer to find roles in fitness centers or pursue graduate courses in exercise science or sport studies. The program also offers a concentration in Strength and Conditioning. Students may also earn minors in Coaching and Physical Education. 

Related Occupations

The Physical Education major prepares students for various career opportunities: coaching, collegiate/professional sports, health fields, and fitness clubs. Students in any of the physical education disciplines are encouraged to continue their education by seeking a graduate degree.

Fast Facts

  • It can be used by those students who enter without a specific major in mind, but know they want to be involved with a program that stresses a physical activity focus.
  • This degree has fewer specific course requirements and more electives.
  • It can also be used by students who want to go directly to graduate school from undergraduate school. It allows them to use elective courses to prepare for a specific focus in graduate school.

Requirement Notes

  1. Limestone's required Competency & General Education courses
  2. A total of 120 credit hours
  3. The required courses listed below (37 credit hours)
  4. Two Physical Education Activity Courses (2 credit hours)
  5. Additional Biology course from BI101 or 110 (4 credit hours)
  6. Additional Physical Education elective courses at 300-level or above (9 credit hours)

* This major includes one AWE course (3 credit hours)

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