Purpose & Outcomes
The goal of the Exercise and Sport Science Division is to develop students' cognitive, affective, and psychomotor abilities as preparation for
a lifetime of learning. The Division presents conceptual and applied content that includes the areas of athletic training, teacher education,
exercise science, rehabilitation, wellness, coaching, and sport management.
- Skill in Scholarship: Graduates will be able to use scholarly resources and related material appropriate for the discipline to understand new and useful information in the field of Exercise and Sport Science.
- Critical Thinking: Graduates will be able to recognize problems and through investigation and critical thinking achieve an appropriate response.
- Professional and Interpersonal Communication: Graduates will be able to communicate effectively with colleagues, parents, students, and peers using correct language skills and appropriate verbal and non verbal techniques.
Health and Well-Being
- Balanced Lifestyle: Graduates will relate healthy life choices to spiritual development.
- Graduates will be able to assess physical needs and develop a personal fitness and nutrition program.
- Graduates will articulate an understanding of lifestyle choices and techniques related to development of healthy practices for the individual.
- Concern for all People: Graduates will demonstrate a sensitivity and ability to adapt to special needs, populations, gender, and multicultural environments.
- Artful Comprehension: Graduates are aware of the elements of movement as artistic expression.
- Artful Sensitivity: Graduates discern emotion and feeling in movement experiences.
Christian Literacy and Life
- Ethical Decision-Making: Graduates will be guided by Biblical principles as they encounter human problems that require decisions to be made.
- Profession and Service Attitude: Graduates will respond to the needs of people and the profession from a spiritual perspective and seek opportunities to fulfill those needs in their private and professional lives.