Exercise and Health Sciences, BS
The Exercise and Health Sciences (EHS) Undergraduate Program offers a Bachelor of Science degree in one of the fastest growing disciplines in the country. Through teaching, scientific research, and hands-on learning, our students gain the theoretical and practical knowledge necessary for careers or advanced graduate study in the fields of exercise and health. Our curriculum includes a solid foundation based on the principles of exercise physiology, health behavior change, and physical activity promotion while offering the flexibility for students to pursue a concentration, or specialty, in Health Sciences, Exercise Science, or Fitness Instruction and Management. The Department of Exercise and Health Sciences is at the forefront of reducing adverse health conditions associated with sedentary behavior and unhealthy eating, and empowering individuals and communities to take charge of their own health and well-being. Highlights of our department include a nationally recognized faculty, an active learning environment with an abundance of student-faculty interaction, and numerous opportunities for career development through a wide range of internship experiences, directed research, and professional activities.