Document Type

Thesis - Open Access

Award Date


Degree Name

Master of Science (MS)


Physical Education


As a graduate of Concordia College, Moorhead, Minnesota, the investigator became interested in conducting a study to achieve the above mentioned values of a follow-up study. The results of this investigation could reveal many interesting facts about the Concordia physical education graduates and the data compiled could be of value to the department in the four areas listed below.

1. Administration. Administrators could obtain valuable information about the graduates to evaluate and update the present physical education curriculum at Concordia. They should be able to adapt their programs to the needs of the future educator and better prepare the graduate for his profession. The department might also be able to justify its program as it exists.

2. Guidance. The information obtained could be valuable in the guidance of future physical educators. The department should have a broader view of the profession and could better guide students in problems associated with the field.

3. Scope. Undergraduate students could use the information to orient themselves to the entire scope of the field. They should realize the opportunities available in this profession and the responsibilities associated with such opportunities.

4. Placement. Information from the study could facilitate placement of future graduates in the field.

The purpose of this study was to determine status, past and present, of Physical Education graduates of Concordia College, Moorhead, Minnesota. A secondary problem investigated was the graduate's evaluation of their undergraduate professional preparation in physical education at Concordia.

Library of Congress Subject Headings

Physical education and training -- Minnesota -- Concordia College, Moorhead



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