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Kinesiology and Physical Education

The Kinesiology and Physical Education department offers majors in Physical Education and Sport & Leisure Management for students who have a love of fitness and physical exercise. Students take classes in in exercise science, pedagogy and health/wellness while enjoying clinical field experience in public schools, recreational facilities and other agencies.

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Eastern Alumni

Chris Gardella

Chris Gardella Accounting ’15 “Volunteering with the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program opened the door for me at KPMG, and also impacted me on a personal level — the gratitude you get from helping a client in need leaves a mark on you.”

Lauren Zenzie

Lauren Zenzie Communication ’15 “My communication classes taught me what I needed to know to pursue an on-air job after graduation.”

Molly Rathbun

Molly Rathbun Four-time All-American ’12 “I strongly believe being a student athlete shaped me into the best version of myself, and has made me realize my passion for helping others to do the same.”

Anthony Lucia

Anthony Lucia Biology ’13 “During my time at Eastern, I was able to supplement my degree with a variety of independent research, travel and important life experiences that have been invaluable in both my professional and personal life.”

Nicholas Khan

Nicholas Khan Visual Arts ’17 “The art faculty were always willing to go that extra mile, and the additional studio space in the new Fine Arts Instructional Center enabled me to work on my art outside of class. I had a great experience at Eastern that I’ll never forget.”