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Physical Education (non-teaching)

Turn an interest in sports, health, and wellness into a career. Acquire a strong knowledge in the physical, psychological, neurological, and cognitive domains. Turn your passion into your career.

  • Technology labs utilizing Dartfish and TriFIT software.
  • Small class sizes and one-on-one time with knowledgeable faculty.
  • Opportunities for International Study, hands-on field experience, and co-curricular activities.
  • Physical education courses taught in the state-of-the-art Foss Wellness Center and expanded Larson Sports Center.
  • Cross-disciplinary approach providing knowledge and skills in your discipline, as well as a broad general education.
PERSONALIZE YOUR DEGREE

Add a minor in coaching!

Gain real-life experience – all before your graduate.


Internships

Obtain work experience and gain the ability to make informed career choices through internships of a semester in length—or more!


Work with the latest technology
  • iPads and the latest iOS apps in the field
  • Anaerobic Power Analysis: Test anaerobic power
  • Dartfish Motion Analysis Software: Analyze technical performances
  • Accelerometers: Track every movement with a 3D movement analysis device
  • Metabolic Cart & ECG: Monitor breath-by-breath gas analysis and oxygen consumption
  • iHT Heart Rate Monitors: Assist in managing exercise sessions for a variety of population groups
  • Web 2.0 Sites: Plan and design a fitness center, create a web page, analyze your diet, or create a podcast movie


Career Options
  • Athlete Business Manager
  • Exercise Physiologist
  • Fitness Trainer
  • Recreation and Fitness Studies Professor
  • Athletic Coach

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98%

Placement Rate1Rate based University of Jamestown 2018 bachelor’s degree graduates 1

41K-86K

Expected salary range for a graduate
with a degree in physical education2Based on data from “FOCUS 2 CAREER 2



COURSEWORK


Course

Title (credits)
KNS 182 Intro to Kinesiology (2)
KNS 184 Health Education (3)
KNS 217 Essentials of Anatomy and Physiology I (3)
KNS 218 Essentials of Anatomy and Physiology II (3)
KNS 260 Technology Integration in PE, Health, & Fitness (3)
KNS 309 Basic Biomechanics (3)
KNS 346 Adapted Physical Education (2)
KNS 402 Exercise Physiology (3)
KNS 402L Exercise Physiology Lab (1)

Course

Title (credits)
KNS 420 Organization and Administration of Physical Education and Athletics (3)
KNS Physical Education Electives (see advisor) (11)
KNS Dance (1)
KNS Beginning Swimming (1)
KNS Weight Training and Fitness (1)
KNS Elective activity classes (2)

Total Semester Credits Required: 42




OURPeople
Chris Mahoney
Chris Mahoney, MS
Department Chair
Assistant Professor
701-252-3467 ext. 5564
mahoney@uj.edu

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