Vision and Mission

Our Vision

The Appalachian State University Physical Education Activity (PEA) program aspires to be the premier physical education activity program in the nation.

Our Mission

The Appalachian State University Physical Education Activity (PEA) program's mission is to offer a diverse, comprehensive, and innovative curriculum of physical activity courses that provide our students many opportunities to enhance their wellness and health.  We will assist students in PEA courses as they work to develop the skills, knowledge, and social skills to participate in lifelong exercise.

Course Competencies/Learning Outcomes

As a result of completing each of the course requirements to criteria, students will be able to:

  1. Diagnose personal fitness and health risk, develop personal wellness goals, design and implement a personal wellness plan, and continually monitor personal wellness.
  2. Engage in exercise as part of one's personal wellness plan.
  3. Achieve and/or maintain a health enhancing level of physical fitness.
  4. Exhibit personal and social responsibility when learning and participating.
  5. Demonstrate knowledge of the skills, rules, tactics, etiquette, and culture necessary for participation.
  6. Demonstrate competency in skills/tactics needed to successfully participate.

The Appalachian State University Physical Education Activity (PEA) program offers a wide variety of comprehensive, innovative, activity based courses to improve students' physical literacy as a part of Appalachian State University's General Education Wellness Literacy program.

PEA Sample Syllabus