Department of Physical Education and Athletics

Department of Physical Education and Athletics 

The Department of Physical Education and Athletics at Grove City College prepares students to excel in a wide variety of graduate and professional programs and for diverse careers in health-related professions.

Students earning a Bachelor of Science degree in exercise science complete coursework that prepares them for professional certification and careers in commercial- or community-based health, fitness, coaching or athletics.

Offering a well-rounded curriculum that balances theory and practice, students have the opportunity to receive specialized instruction in exercise science, nutrition, anatomy and physiology, biomechanics, ethics and personal training.

The Department of Physical Education and Athletics upholds the mission of the College to educate whole individual and helps all students regardless of their major to meet their psychomotor, cognitive and affective behavioral goals.

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Undergraduate Research Opportunities

​All exercise science students are required to design, plan and execute a research project through EXER 407 Research Practicum.

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Minor in Exercise Science

A minor in exercise science provides students with a foundational understanding of exercise science, including the requirements for professional certification, graduate school requirements and career options for both fitness and clinical fields.

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Current Students

​Each year, talented students from around the world bring their intellect, work ethic and enthusiasm to Grove City College and make the most of all the Department of Physical Education and the campus have to offer.

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B.S. in Exercise Science

The Bachelor of Science degree in exercise science prepares students for health-related professions, graduate studies, doctoral research and professional training.

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Related Resources

Recommended resources by the Department of Physical Education and Athletics faculty at Grove City College.

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Internships

​Every student earning a Bachelor of Science degree in exercise science must complete an internship.

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