Physical Education

Physical Education

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You love being active and want to teach future generations the importance of taking care of their physical health. Maybe you want to teach or coach, physical education is the route for you.
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Program Description

The physical education major at Tennessee Wesleyan serves those seeking to teach and/or coach at the elementary and secondary levels. Students can take a non-licensure track, but most major in physical education to be licensed to teach in grades K-12. These students must also complete 38 additional hours of professional education course work.

Physical education is an active program, with students learning both in the classroom setting with peers, as well as within the local school system. Lesson plans are an important element of physical education, applying the lessons and standards to specific practice.

Career Opportunities

  • Teacher
  • Coach
  • Recreational Career
State Recognized Partnerships

State-Recognized Partnerships

Tennessee Wesleyan University’s Educator Preparation Program (EPP) holds partnership agreements with the following districts.
Anderson County Schools
Athens City Schools
Bledsoe County Schools
Bradley County Schools
Cleveland City Schools
Cumberland County Schools
Dayton City Schools
Etowah City Schools
Lenoir City Schools
Loudon County Schools
McMinn County Schools
Meigs County Schools
Monroe County Schools
Oak Ridge Schools
Sweetwater City School District
Questions about State Recognized Partnership Agreements may be directed to:

Melanie Amburn, Ed.S.


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