Physical Education: Concentration in Exercise Science
In regard to the future of the health and wellness of our nation, Physical Education professionals play a very important role.
The major of Physical Education: Concentration in Exercise Science provides a solid foundation for a student who is interested in studying the effects of exercise on the body's pathology, and learning how exercise can reduce or reverse disease progression.
Several disciplines studied will include biomechanics, exercise physiology and biochemistry, exercise nutrition and growth and development.
In the process, you will learn about the human body, how to condition the body and examine how diet can affect the body.
As a Physical Education professional you will help others cope with and prevent injuries, and live longer, healthier lives.
Your Courses & Classes
At PBA, you'll:
You benefit from PBA's partnership with the School District of Palm Beach County, the City of West Palm Beach Parks and Recreation Department and various religious and private schools in the area.
You’ll also have internship opportunities at a variety of locations, both on campus and off campus, including:
Your program will also address the Sunshine State Standards, the Accomplished Practices, and the Florida Education Standards Commission's Code of Ethics and Principles of Professional Conduct and its ramifications, which leads to first-rate employment opportunities for you after graduation.
Upon graduation, you may choose to begin you career, or pursue further study in the allied health/medical field.
Possible careers include: