Program Learning Outcomes

The following Program Learning Outcomes have been established by The Master's University faculty to define the areas of knowledge and skills that students graduating from this major degree program should have developed:

Core Kinesiology & Physical Ed Program Learning Outcomes:

  • Identify and describe the significant events and individuals associated with the development of physical education from ancient times to the present.
  • Perform a kinesiological evaluation of skilled and unskilled physical movement activities.
  • Perform a physiological evaluation of skilled and unskilled physical movement activities.
  • Demonstrate a basic working knowledge of the significant psychological and sociological sport-related issues and their societal effects.
  • Demonstrate a working knowledge of the basic statistical tools necessary to conduct physiological, psychomotor, cognitive evaluations, and sociological analyses.
  • Design, implement, analyze, and manage an effective physical education program in teaching, administrative, and coaching settings.
  • Demonstrate a working knowledge in the care and treatment of athletic injuries and safety factors in the prevention of injuries.
  • Demonstrate a working knowledge of the physical development levels from infancy to adulthood and the implications in regard to physical education.
  • Demonstrate an in-depth working knowledge of conditioning components as related to life-long fitness activities, physical training, competitive sports, and nutritional factors.

Coaching/Teaching Program Learning Outcomes:

  • Demonstrate a mastery of the basic skills associated with required sports/activity areas
  • Effectively teach the basic physical skills, rules, and strategies of traditional sports/activity areas

Exercise & Sports Science/Pre-Physical Therapy Program Learning Outcomes:

  • Recognize and evaluate both acute and chronic athletic injuries.
  • Implement treatment, rehabilitation, and reconditioning programs for athletic injuries.