Teaching others to lead a healthy, God-honoring life.
The physical education department equips you to embrace and articulate a Christian perspective of physical activity and stewardship of the body that enable lifelong service to God. Your professors view fitness, sports, and leisure from a biblical perspective as it relates to the discipline.
The physical education teacher education program will prepare you to be an excellent teacher and coach. Graduates attain a K-12 teaching specialist certificate through the state of Illinois to teach in elementary and secondary schools.
Professor Shari Jurgens said her main goal
“is to provide guidance and opportunities for our P.E. majors that they can use when they go out into the real world.”