Physical Education prepares graduates for teaching and coaching. However, at Husson University, with its strong business and health programs, intercollegiate sports and wellness activities, graduates are exposed to a wide array of entrepreneurial and health services, as well as leadership career opportunities.
The program outline indicates the types of courses you need to take in Physical Education. While some required courses in the first two years are liberal art courses, freshmen take foundation courses and begin work in the schools. Starting from your third year, you will continue taking the professional educational courses, the physical education core courses, and the academic content electives. Your final semester involves student teaching, one of five of your experiential learning requirements, and the seminar in teaching during which students develop an exit portfolio based on the cumulative experiences you have had to indicate your accomplishment in the program.
The program experiences in the Physical Education Program include five areas:
For more information on Clinical, Practicum, and Student Teaching experiences, please see Hands-On Learning or click here.