Health eating and exercise

Exercise and Health Sciences, BS

The Department of Exercise and Health Sciences offers one undergraduate degree: a Bachelor of Science in Exercise and Health Sciences. Our curriculum includes a solid foundation based on the principles of exercise physiology and physical activity promotion while offering the flexibility for students to pursue prerequisite courses for graduate programs in many health professions.

The curriculum has been designed so that all students who graduate from the EHS program are eligible to sit for exam by the American College of Sports Medicine to become a Certified Exercise Physiologist. This certification is a valuable distinction for EHS professionals in the workforce. 

Faculty

Our faculty have broad expertise in many areas of exercise and health sciences including:

Internship

Each student is required to complete a 400-hour internship in an environment which provides students the opportunity to develop knowledge, practical skills, and a professional network to assist them with their next steps toward a career. Students are provided with a professional mentor at internship sites which include local hospitals, physical therapy clinics, exercise physiology laboratories, division I athletic programs, public health programs, research, and more.

Student Learning Outcomes and Objectives

Upon graduation, student in the Exercise and Health Sciences program will possess the knowledge and ability to: