You have always enjoyed the opportunity to perform various physical activities and being around people, especially children. A physical
education teacher shares their knowledge and experience with others so they too can benefit from being physically fit.
Why choose Physical Education at Clearwater Christian?
- Comprehensive program that prepares you for teaching physical education throughout K-12
- Approved teacher-education program with the state of Florida enabling you to obtain professional credentials required
in the field
- Instructors who pursue cutting-edge research to ensure graduates are trained to utilize the latest and most
effective techniques in physical education and fitness
- Increased opportunities to participate on intercollegiate athletic teams due to overall institutional size
- Proper focus on individual and team performance understanding one’s talents are to be used for the glory of the Lord and not
the elevation of self
- Balanced emphasis on team and individual sports enabling the graduate to enjoy a lifetime of physical activity and
sound personal fitness
While there are no additional admissions requirements, those enrolling in the Physical Education major are expected to maintain a
minimum of a C average in their major classes. Physical Education majors are required to establish and maintain a 2.5 grade point
average by the time they reach their sixtieth credit hour. Physical Education majors are also expected to have a love to develop one's
own physical being in order to maximize the benefits of the life God has given us.
Interesting Classes I Might Take
- Anatomy and Physiology
- Teaching Sport Skills
- Teaching Individual and Dual Sports
- Principles of Coaching
- Conditioning and Fitness
What can I do with a major in Physical Education?
- Fitness Director
- Group Exercise Instructor
- Athletic Trainer
- Athletic Director
- School Administrator
- Physical Education Teacher
- Strength-conditioning Coach
- and more
What are CCC Physical Education graduates doing now?
Employers: CCC graduates are teaching on both the elementary and secondary level in a variety of private
Christian and public schools throughout our nation. Several graduates are head or assistant coaches at NCAA Division I,
II and III programs. Others enjoy opportunities as personal trainers, athletic facilities directors, coaches, and
athletic directors at various schools and colleges.
Graduate schools: Nova Southeastern, Ohio State University, Sports Academy, University of Kentucky, and Valdosta State