Courses

Bachelor Degree in Sport
 
Purpose: To graduate professionals who will work in activities involving Sport and its various levels and types of organization. To capacitate the bachelor to manage and act in sports, recognizing the potentials and limits of the human body. To provide resources that enables the professional to apply the sport in the individual and social development.
 
Program: Students will receive the required knowledge in order to plan, manage, organize and execute competitions, sports events and activities aimed to various publics (initiation sports, high level athletes, sports professionals, adaptive sports, etc). They will be able to work in the detection of sports talents, in physical preparation, in technical and tactical training and in sportive evaluation.
 
Students’ profile: Students who enter the Bachelor in Sport course have areas of interests associated to the study of sports phenomena in various segments of society and in different levels, from initiation to high performance. They may study the sports aspects focusing on psychology, philosophy, history, biology, society, physics, among others. It is of main importance for the student to seek constant bibliographic updäte, make contact with professionals of the area and sports teams, join scientific initiation projects and internships, attend events and further activities which will result in academic and professional experience evolving critical and participative sense.
 
Places to work: Clubs, guilds, federations, leagues, governmental organs, community centers, sports initiation schools, sports centers, confederations, research institutes, marketing agencies, sports consultancy, among others.
 
Coordination Contact: coordenacao.bachesporte@usp.br
 
The academic curriculum (in portuguese)

Bachelor Degree in Physical Education
 
Purpose: To graduate a Professional capable of planning, implementing, developing and evaluating physical education programs in the non-school context for the general population including disabled persons.
 
Program: Undergraduates will receive the required knowledge in order to plan, implement, develop, manage and evaluate Physical Education programs aimed to populations of different ages and needs. Furthermore, they shall experience direct contact with future clients and will be able to issue advices, offer assistances and consultancies in questions concerning physical activity and its relations with health and society, acting individually or in a multidisciplinary team.
 
Students’ profile: Students who enter the Bachelor in Physical Education course have areas of interest concerning the study of physical activity phenomena in different segments of society. They will be encouraged to analyze psychological, philosophical, historical, biological, social and physical aspects of the human movement. It is of main importance that they seek bibliographic updäte, make contact with professionals of the area and sports teams, join scientific initiation projects and internships, attend events and further activities which will result in academic and professional experience evolving critical and participative sense.
 
Places to work: Gyms, clubs, schools, crèches, community centers, governmental organs, research centers, asylums, hospitals, health centers, aesthetic centers, hotels, recreation and leisure centers, consultancy agencies, industries, among others, except on the school context.
 
Coordination Contact: coordenacao.bachedfisica@usp.br
 
The academic curriculum (in portuguese)

Teaching Degree in Physical Education
 
Purpose: To qualify physical education professionals to act in schools.
 
Program: Students will receive, in addition to basic content of the area, knowledge on Pedagogy focusing on the comprehension of formal education and of the physical education relevance as curricular discipline. They will be prepared to act in the creation, planning, implementation, development, management and evaluation of physical education contents from primary to secondary education.
 
Students’ profile: Have their main areas of interest aimed to the comprehension of the processes involved in learning, human development and in quality of life. Graduates must be capable to understand the importance of the physical education in socialization and in learning and teaching process. They will be encouraged to analyze the human movement focusing on the psychological, philosophical, historical, biological, social and physical aspects. They must seek constant bibliographic updäte, contacts with professionals of the area, scientific initiation, internships and events, in order to develop critical and participative sense.
 
Places to work: The licentiate in Physical Education may act in locals where schooling is developed, whether it is in municipal, state of private sphere.
 
Coordination Contact: coordenacao.licen.edfisica@usp.br
 
The academic curriculum (in portuguese)