Physical Education and Coaching

Students majoring in physical education and coaching learn in a variety of contexts including micro teaching within classrooms in area school districts, and through multiple opportunities to work with those with disabilities within community-based settings and local facilities.

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An Active Education

As early as day one, BVU physical education and coaching majors are working on the methodology of teaching P.E. in their courses, allowing them to observe other professional educators right away. BVU students have the opportunity to practice teaching in a number of different settings even before their student teaching begins as well, setting them apart from other candidates in the field. School districts often contact BVU looking for future hires before graduation.

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Research

BVU students present their findings across the Midwest and network with top educators, often resulting in future employment across the U.S.

Perspective

BVU students majoring in physical education and coaching often add kinesiology/exercise science for a double major, adding a broader perspective.

Technology

BVU is a leader in education graduates, and it’s for a reason. Our classrooms boast SMART Boards, 3D printers, and other equipment, providing collaboration opportunities.

Career Connections

Physical Education grads work locally, throughout the state of Iowa, Minnesota, and through a strong relationship with Washington D.C. public schools.

Major in Exercise Science: Physical Education and Coaching, K-8 AND 5-12 (40 Credit Hours)
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Minor in Exercise Science: Physical Education and Coaching (24 Credit Hours)
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Minor in Exercise Science/Coaching (24 Credit Hours)
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Endorsement: Exercise Science Coaching Authorization/Endorsement (12 Credit Hours)
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Faculty

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Jamie Schoenherr
Instructor of Exercise Science
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Jessy Smith
Instructor of Education- Physical Education
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Dr. Shinichiro Sugiura
Assistant Professor of Exercise Science
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