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Welcome to the Department of Health, Exercise, and Sport Sciences

Congratulations to Our Outstanding 2014 Graduates!

Helen Yan - Overall Outstanding Senior
Philip Michael Boozer - Athletic Training Outstanding Senior
Gabriel Paul Ignacio - Health and Exercise Science Outstanding Senior
Leslie Lee Sexton - Sport Pedagogy Outstanding Senior
Javier David Caceres - Sport Management Outstanding Senior 

Graduate Students:
Jafra Thomas - Awarded the Christopher Snell Award for Outstanding Research
Evelyn Eyles - Awarded the Christopher Snell Award for Outstanding Research


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:

Sport Management
Health and Exercise Sciences
Sport Pedagogy
In addition, we offer a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree in Athletic Training.

Graduate Program

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.


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