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About the Exercise Science Department

The purpose of this program is to prepare major students for a career in teaching Physical Education K - 12, Athletic Training or Human Performance. The course work and related experiences will provide the students with the knowledge, comprehension and proficiency in skills and techniques of Exercise Science which will enable him/her to become a competent successful teacher, athletic trainer or human performance specialist. The curriculum draws significantly and comprehensively from all the resources of the university, the behavioral sciences, the basic sciences, and the humanities. It seeks to employ these resources in action, physically and mentally.