A minor in physical education, along with numerous physical activity and fitness opportunities designed to promote a healthy and active lifestyle are offered. The P.E. minor has required courses pertaining to the history, sociology, and scientific concepts of sport and physical education, combined with six additional units from the curriculum.
Internships with department members also help prepare students for graduate studies and careers in athletic training, strength and conditioning, and coaching. Low impact aerobics, yoga, personalized fitness, dynamic fitness, swimming, tennis, karate, and rock climbing are just a few of the activities program courses promoting physical fitness and whole-body wellness offered by the department.
The department sponsors a highly competitive intercollegiate athletics program that competes in 21 sports at the NCAA Division III level. Bulldog Athletics is a member of the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC).
For students interested in a minor in physical education, the following required courses are designed to provide a foundation of study:
PE 110 Foundations of Physical Education and Sport
PE 210 Social Sciences in Physical Education and Sport
PE 310 Instructional Strategies for Physical Education
PE 320 Scientific Concepts for Physical Education and Sport
6 additional credits of physical education coursework (course coded as PE)
In order to satisfy the 6 additional credits of required physical education coursework, students may choose from a variety of other academic classes outlined in the Physical Education course descriptions. Activity classes do not fulfill the requirements for the 6 additional credits.
General Education Requirements
General Education is a broad description of the curriculum that embodies our commitment to a liberal arts education at the University of Redlands. Our general education conveys the range of fields of study, ways of thinking, and practices of scholarship and creativity that enable students to graduate as critical thinkers capable of innovatively and collaboratively adapting to challenges that come their way in the future.
Our general education is comprised of a Liberal Arts Inquiry (LAI) or Liberal Arts Foundation (LAF) curriculum.
Entering first-year students and transfer students arriving with fewer than 32 credits in Fall 2018 will follow the LAI curriculum.
All transfer and returning students with 32 credits or more (i.e., sophomores, juniors, and seniors) in Fall 2018 will follow the LAF curriculum.
Application Checklist - First-Year Student
The Common Application, including the personal essay and University of Redlands member questions
$50 application fee
Official transcripts from all secondary schools attended
One letter of recommendation from guidance/college counselor and/or the Common Application Secondary school report
One letter of recommendation from a teacher who can speak to your academic ability
Students whose native language is not English, cannot apply test-optional and may meet English proficiency by providing one of the following scores:
550 SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing
21 ACT English and Reading Sections
TOEFL minimum 80iBT/550 paper based
IELTS minimum 6.5
iTEP minimum 3.9
Duolingo English Test (DET) minimum 105
Graduation from a secondary school in which the primary language of instruction is English
Certificate of Finances and proof of financial support