The Degree of Bachelor of Arts in Physical Education and Sport

The mission of the B.A. in Physical Education & Sport is to prepare students to pursue a career as teachers, coaches, or trainers by increasing their theoretical knowledge, developing their practical skills in various sports activities.

Program Educational Objectives
The graduates of the program should be able to:

  • Lead a productive career in physical education and sports
  • Apply the theoretical and practical skills learned to the different sports curricula
  • Participate in the development of a Lebanese sports culture

The B.A. in Physical Education and Sport is designed to meet the needs of those who plan on pursuing careers as teachers, coaches, or trainers. Students majoring in Physical Education and Sport must also study for their Teaching Diploma (TD) in Physical Education. The B.A. in Physical Education will increase students’ theoretical knowledge, develop students’ practical skills in various sports activities, including sports required in international baccalaureate programs, instill a commitment to health and fitness, and prepare students to practice their skills and compete in the job market.

  • Students must either pass PES 321 before taking major elective courses or register concurrently in PES 321 and other major elective courses;
  • Courses are part lecture and part activity.

Graduation Requirements
To graduate, students must successfully complete a total of 120 credits with a minimum overall GPA of 2.0/4.0 and a minimum average of 2.4/4.0 in the core and major requirements.

General Education Requirements (30 cr.)

Core Requirements (33 cr.)

PES 204, PES 205, PES 250, PES 301, PES 321, PES 354, PES 358, PES 420, PES 421, PES 422, PES 426, PES 462 , PES 492

Major Electives (32 cr.)

Free Electives (4 cr.)

Teaching Diploma (21 cr.)