Congratulations to Our Outstanding 2012 Graduate!
Health, Exercise, and Sport Sciences is engaged in understanding and promoting physical activity. Our goal is to examine how physical activity and sport contribute to the quality of life. We do this from a wide range of perspectives, including biology, physiology, psychology, sociology and philosophy, so our graduates are able to conceptualize and analyze human movement in a holistic manner.
Liberal Arts Context
The Health, Exercise, and Sport Sciences Department offers a progressive, dynamic, cross-disciplinary curriculum in the liberal arts tradition. Our purpose is to educate and prepare students for a wide variety of careers in the field broadly defined as sport.
Undergraduate Degree Options
The Health, Exercise, and Sport Sciences Department offers the Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) degree with a choice of three concentrations:
The graduate program in Health, Exercise, and Sport Sciences provides for scholarly study in the areas of Clinical Exercise Science, Sport Management and Sport Pedagogy. A major strength of the program lies in its flexibility.
- Academic programs are individually designed to meet the objectives and needs of students within a variety of special emphasis areas.
- A typical program might include a mix of regular and special topics academic courses, independent study/research, and an internship or practicum experience.
Health, Exercise & Sport Sciences: Health & Exercise Science, Tony Gill '14, was profiled by the West Coast Conference for his dual success in intercollegiate basketball and his academic success and dreams.