1950 founded in Shandong Normal College (one of the earliest sport departments in national colleges and universities)

    1958 separated from SDNC, and built into Shandong Sport College

    1970 moved to Liaocheng with other seven department

    1984 started postgraduate programs of physical education theory and gymnastics

    1993 authorized to grant master’s degree of physical education and training

    1995 renamed as the School of Physical Education

    1996 qualified to admit postgraduate candidate for Master of education

    1997 authorized to grant master’s degree of Traditional Chinese sports

    2001 authorized togrant master’s degree ofHumaneandSociologicalScienceofSports

    2005 authorized to grant master’s degree ofKinesiology

    2008 authorized to grant master’s degree under the first-level discipline of Physical Education

    2009 authorized to grant master’s professional degree of Physical Education

    2010 physical education was rated as a sample major in Shandong Province

    2013 set upthe first PhD Program in Physical Education Curriculum and Pedagogic Research

    2019 physical education undergraduate programwas rated “A” in a provincial assessment, as well as in a national assessment