Health and Physical Education B.S.

If you are interested in teaching physical and health education at an elementary or secondary school, the HPE major is for you. Upon completion of the HPE program, you will be certified to teach in Rhode Island, as well as most other states. You will learn about cognitive course work, teaching methods, educational foundations, and skill acquisition, and you will also have a variety of practicum experiences in school settings. You will learn how to communicate with students of varying ages, abilities, and backgrounds and to apply scientific knowledge to physical education practice.


Academic Advisor

College of Education and Professional Studies


Curriculum Sheets

BS: Physical and Health Education Teacher Education Options


BS: Health and Physical Education


BS: Youth Movement Science


Major Entry Requirements