Monday, November 18, 2019

Celebrating the 50th: A physical education program launches on campus

Celebrating the 50th: A physical education program launches on campus

Students David Hurst and Linda Hodges spar in karate class.

Editor’s note: This article was originally published in the UTSA newsletter The Discourse in Oct. 1976.

(July 12, 2019) -- Physical education classes got off to a running start during the fall semester [1976], the first time they were taught at UTSA. The university is now offering a bachelor of science degree in health and physical education.

In addition to physical fitness classes, UTSA offers tennis, badminton, basketball, volleyball, tumbling, and folk and square dance. 

>> Read the rest of this story and relive other memories from UTSA’s history as we celebrate UTSA’s 50th Anniversary.

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