Are you interested in sports, exercise science or wellness? George Fox University’s health and human performance major – with one of its three concentrations – gives you a comprehensive science-based education and clinical foundation in a Christian college setting.
Study health and nutrition, the biomechanical principles of human motion and motor learning, and gain techniques for teaching skills, stunts, games and sports.
In addition to the health-related courses, you’ll take general education classes ranging from Bible and humanities to communication and mathematics.
Choose from three concentrations:
Those interested in all aspects of fitness would benefit from a fitness management concentration within the health and human performance major. More than 40 credit hours are offered in the field, including aquatics, tumbling/gymnastics, principles of conditioning, first aid and safety, exercise prescription, exercise physiology, and motor development and motor-skill learning.
Take the first step toward becoming a teacher. Curriculum emphasizes a wellness theme that incorporates individual responsibility and promotes a healthy lifestyle.
Focuses on skills acquisition and teaching methodology pertaining to team and individual sports and lifetime recreation.
* Those who graduate with one of the two pre-teaching concentrations then enroll in a master of arts in teaching program. Both concentrations, when combined with an MAT program, prepare you to teach K-12 health or physical education or to obtain positions in community, public health, and health promotion settings.
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