Develop, teach and promote fitness and wellness programs.
Students learn to use exercise, sport, games, and dance in age-appropriate programs for children, adolescents, adults, and seniors. Through a multidisciplinary approach, students gain the skills necessary to work with individuals and diverse groups in a variety of settings such as schools, community health centers, hospitals, recreation centers, and the workplace.
Students may specialize as coaches, teachers, or adapted physical educators. A teaching practicum and field experience are required.
Physical Education: Teaching, B.S.
The Physical Education Teacher Certification program prepares students for New York State Teacher Certification for Physical Education for grades Pre-K to 12. The program provides students with the knowledge, skills, and confidence to develop, teach and promote fitness and wellness programs. Students learn to use exercise, sports, games, and dance in age-appropriate programs for Pre-K to 12.
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