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Physical Education & Recreation
Our Physical Education and Recreation programs include an undergraduate major and two minors with courses related to physical activity, exercise, athletic coaching, wellness, and recreation. Learning environments are visual, experiential, and student-centered.
Our PER program prepares students to become leaders in promoting health-enhancing and leading physical activities. Students acquire professional content knowledge and develop skills in planning, leading, and managing recreation, sports,...
Our Athletic Coaching minor is composed of courses in the foundations of recreation, event planning, and the measurement and management of physical education, recreation, and sports. Students develop the basic...
Students in our sport management program will be prepared for sports-related careers such as athletic directors, sport program managers, intramural coordinators, and sports organization administrators.
Our Physical Education and Recreation programs turn students into leaders who promote physical activity, inclusivity, and recreation to improve the overall health and wellness of the community. Students will have gained invaluable experience through volunteering opportunities and professional internships.
The Personal Discovery Program builds confidence, teamwork, and lifelong friendships through Gallaudet's ropes course, rock climbing, canoeing, and other activities. Students can train and lead other students through volunteering opportunities. Students in the Advanced Discovery class gain experience training and leading new students in the program.
Physical Education and Recreation students are required to complete two internship experiences. Fieldwork opportunities are also available to work alongside recreation, after school, summer youth, athletic trainers, fitness, and strength/conditioning personnel. Through Gallaudet’s sports teams, students can also gain experience working with NCAA Division III athletic teams.
Assistant Professor/Director, Personal Discovery and Rock Climbing Programs
Lecturer II/Pool Manager
Rock Climbing Staff
Rock Climbing Head Staff
A list of Gallaudet University's Physical Education Student Outcomes
PER and Human Resources offer workout classes to full-time faculty and staff members.
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