May 30, 2020  
Undergraduate Catalog 2010-2011 
Undergraduate Catalog 2010-2011 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

School of Physical Education, Health and Wellness

School of PE, Health and Wellness

Dean: Phil Garver

Faculty: Robert Benge, Mike Boyd, Harold Mayer, Richard Schwarz, Judy Sloan

Adjunct Faculty: Jan Cochrane, Jeff Erhard, Dwight Magers, John Pangman, Julie Roy, Dennis Thompson, Diedri White

Mission Statement

The mission of the School of Physical Education, Health and Wellness is to provide: 1) opportunities for students to experience a balanced Christian lifestyle, 2) major courses of study leading to professional careers and/or graduate school, 3) general education courses suitable for all students, 4) recreation for all students and employees, 5) campuswide leadership for wellness, and 6) public relations opportunities through the Hulsey Wellness Center and the Gym Masters’ program.

Degrees Offered

  • B.S. Health, Physical Education and Recreation
  • B.S. Health Science
  • B.S. Corporate/Community Wellness Management
  • B.S. Sports Studies

The courses in Physical Education, Health and Wellness propose to: acquaint students with principles of healthful living, develop physical efficiency, develop life-long fitness and recreational habits, and/or prepare students for careers in physical education, health, wellness management, or related professions.

No grade lower than a C- will be accepted in cognate courses for degrees in the School of Physical Education, Health and Wellness.

To receive a B.S. degree in Health, Physical Education and Recreation, students must successfully complete ALL Teacher Education requirements including student teaching. All non teacher education track Physical Education students will be directed to a Sports Studies track of their choosing.


To help the graduates in Physical Education, Health, and Wellness evaluate their academic progress and to aid the school in evaluating teaching effectiveness, each senior is required during their final semester to:

  • Take an exit exam.
  • Review annual evaluations with adviser.

The results of the assessments are used to evaluate the school programs.


The bachelor degrees in Corporate/Community Wellness Management and Sports Studies, offered in conjunction with the School of Business and Management, are accredited by the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education.

Course Descriptions

  • HLED Health Education and Wellness
  • HLNT Nutrition
  • PEAC Physical Education Activity
  • PETH Physical Education Theory
  • RECR Recreation