The Department of Recreation Management and Physical Education (RMPE) is an innovative, diverse and forward-thinking academic unit providing Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degrees in the following disciplines:
- Recreation Management (RM) - prepares graduates for careers as recreation management professionals.
- Health and Physical Education (HPE) - prepares graduates for careers as K-12 health and physical educators, school-based activity directors and coaches.
The Recreation Management and Health and Physical Education programs offer General Education courses in addtion to the Physical Education Activity program courses.
- Physical Education Activity (PEA) - offers a wide variety of academically-rigorous and innovative activity-based courses that meet Appalachian State University's General Education Wellness Literacy requirements.