2008-2009 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    May 12, 2021  
2008-2009 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Physical Education: Concentration in Adapted Physical Education [PEC_ADPE]


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The adapted physical education concentration is designed to provide physical education majors with an opportunity to gain experience and knowledge working with children and adults with disabilities. This program prepares students in both leadership and practical skills needed to provide optimal physical education to all students. Practical experiences include but are not limited to sports and games,inclusive outdoor education, dance, aquatics and fitness programs designed specifically for the inclusion of persons with disabilities into existing lifetime fitness, recreation and leisure activity.

Career Potential

  • K-12 public school adapted physical education teacher
  • Adapted physical education specialists for hospitals, children’s centers and community-based programs
  • Program director for disability sport and swim-based recreation programs
  • District coordinator for adapted physical education services

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