Celebrating the body

Physical Education, Recreation, and Kinesiology

Understand Physical Education, Recreation, and Kinesiology with compassion

The Physical Education, Recreation, and Kinesiology program at Trinity builds future leaders in the area who understand fitness, sports, leisure, and good stewardship of the human body. Graduates should be able to articulate an understanding of diversity issues including age, race, gender, learning style, differing abilities, socio-economic and cultural backgrounds, and their effects on human movement.

Majors

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Exercise Science

At Trinity, a B.A. in exercise sciences focuses on developing hearts, souls, strength, and minds to serve God.

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Health Communication

If you have a passion to improve people’s health and a love of designing and implementing messages, Trinity’s B.A. degree in Health Communication allows you to combine your interests.

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Physical Education

If you have a drive to become an excellent teacher and coach, a B.A. in physical education degree from Trinity will equip you to embrace and articulate a Christian perspective of physical activity and stewardship of the body.

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Recreation & Sport Management

If you have a passion for recreation and sports and want to share that with others, a B.S. from Trinity may be for you.

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Sport Studies

At Trinity, a B.A. in sports studies will help you develop a love for and appreciation of the bodies and minds the Creator has given us.

Minors

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Coaching

If you are called to help athletes become their best both on and off the field, then you may want to consider a minor in coaching.

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Health Science

Let's get you ready with a minor from Trinity You have a passion for health and science, and a minor from Trinity will get you ready for a range of careers. When you pursued this interdisciplinary degree, you will take courses in biology and chemistry, and you can choose additional requirements in nursing, physical education … Continue reading "Health Science"

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Physical Education Minor

A minor in physical education degree from Trinity will equip you to embrace a career in physical education.

Faculty Focus

Shari Jurgens

Assistant Professor of Physical Education; Department Chair

Prof. Shari Jurgens ’92 is passionate about encouraging her students and the wider community to make fitness and exercise not only a priority, but an activity that is enjoyable. “Physical activity in itself is important, but making it fun and habitual is even more important.”