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Physical Education - Recreation Emphasis, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
Cleveland, TN, United States
A Bachelor in Physical Education - Recreation Emphasis program from Lee University is offered for students wanting to work in various recreational settings. 
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The Department of Health, Exercise Science, and Secondary Education, including the Bachelor in Physical Education - Recreation Emphasis program from Lee University, prepares students for careers in secondary education, wellness education (health/wellness, grades K- 12 licensure), physical education with recreation emphasis, exercise science, exercise science pre-athletic training, sports management, and master of science in athletic training. In addition to major classes, the department offers a variety of activity, sport, and lifetime fitness classes.

Leadership track 

The first leadership track prepares students for careers in city and county agencies, YMCAs or on college campuses. 

A second track focuses on outdoor recreational experiences emphasizing safety, skills, and teaching styles in canoeing, backpacking and several other outdoor venues.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Human Biology 
  • Exercise Physiology
  • Kinesiology 
  • Principles of Nutrition 
  • Substance Use and Abuse 
  • Safety and First Aid

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

                  • Completed application form;
                  • $25.00 U.S. dollars nonrefundable application fee;
                  • Official records of previous academic work, copies must be certified as true copies by an official of the educational institution;
                  • The official language at Lee University is English. A TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) score must be officially reported by the Education Testing Service if the applicant is from a non English-Speaking country (Lee University’s institutional number is 1401);
                  • A sponsor’s guarantee form and bank statement, documenting that there is sufficient financial resources for two semesters of study including travel expenses. This is a United States government regulation that is strictly enforced by Lee University.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    18840 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9420 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    18840 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9420 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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