The Physical Education and Recreation Department offers a major in physical education and recreation, and minors in recreation and sport programming and athletic coaching at the undergraduate level. The Physical Education and Recreation major prepares students to become leaders in promoting health enhancing physical activities. Students acquire professional content knowledge and develop skills in planning, leading, and managing recreation, sports, and physical activity programs in a variety of community settings.
The major prepares students for careers related to active lifestyles that contribute to an improved quality of life. The major program emphasizes Gallaudet University's unique approaches to bilingual communication that accommodate Deaf, hard of hearing and hearing individuals.
Please visit the Academic Catalog for more information about requirements and courses.