Chair and Associate Professor: Dr. Howell, 450-3148
Professors: Dr. Hattlestad
Assistant Professors: Dr. Bruenger, Dr. Gallagher, Dr. Parker, Dr. Tucker
Clinical Instructors: Mr. Crawford, Dr. Douglas, Ms. Epping, Mrs. Eskola, Mr. Hervey, Mr. Hornor, Mrs. Martinez, Ms. Moore, Ms. Schuckman, Mrs. Sessum, Mr. Strickland, Ms. Whittaker, Mrs. Wilcox
The objectives of the instructional program of the Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education are separated into two areas of responsibility:
- The department contributes to the general education of all students in the university through courses designed to establish a program of activity with primary emphasis on the development of lifetime physical fitness and knowledge and appreciation of movement, games, and sports.
- Professional preparation at the undergraduate and graduate levels is provided for students desiring to (a) teach physical education and/or coach within the public schools, (b) serve as athletic trainers, or (c) work in the corporate/community fitness sector or recreational agencies.
Follow these links for information about the department's baccalaureate degree programs:
- Bachelor of Science in Education (BSE), with a Major in P-8 and 7-12 Physical Education - Teacher Education (PETE) (124 hours minimum)
- Bachelor of Science (BS) in Kinesiology and Physical Education, with a major in P-8 and 7-12 Physical Education (133 hours minimum)
- Coaching Program of Study
- Bachelor of Science (BS) in Kinesiology
- Bachelor of Science (BS) in Athletic Training
Note: The Bachelor of Science in Education minor, with an emphasis offered at the secondary level, is currently under review and revision. For further information, contact the Chair of the Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education 450-3148.
See Graduate Bulletin.
Follow these links to course descriptions:
- Activity Courses (KPED)