The Exercise Science major prepares students for careers in fitness, exercise science, wellness and health. Students learn to administer health appraisals and fitness assessments; understand exercise techniques; and design exercise programs for healthy adults, athletes and special populations. The exercise science program provides students with the educational experience to develop aerobic, anaerobic and resistance training programs to enhance cardiorespiratory endurance, body composition, strength, power, speed, agility and flexibility. One of the goals of the Exercise Science program is to prepare student for certification exams by nationally recognized health, fitness, sports performance and sports medicine organizations such as the National Academy of Sports Medicine, National Strength and Conditioning Association, American College of Sports Medicine and American Council on Exercise. A four-year degree is required to qualify for advanced health and fitness certifications.
Five faculty — Mary Dosch, Janelle Miedema, David Paul, Vicki Riedinger, and Lisa Stewart — just returned from a leading a two week study abroad in Peru with 23 students. For the second year in a row, the group was a cross disciplinary service-oriented group consisting of undergraduate and graduate students from education, psychology, speech […]
On Thursday, May 5, the faculty in the Department of Sociology and Criminal Justice inducted 17 students into one of three national honor societies, including one student was inducted into two national honor societies. The faculty also announced the winners of the department’s annual awards. Criminal Justice Majors inducted into the Mu Omega chapter of […]
There are now three more Psychology course options on the Fall 2016 schedule. Check them out and enroll now.001434 PSY 310 Psychology of Women T Th 1:30 p.m. – 2:45 p.m. Prerequisite: Psy 113 001789 PSY 324 03 Environmental Psychology M W F 10 a.m. – 10:50 a.m. Prerequisite: Psy 113 LASC Goal 10 and/or psych. […]
The Honors Program is pleased to announce that four students have been selected to receive new Honors Program Scholarships for 2016-17. The Henry and Carol Raff-Stevenson Scholarship is awarded to Alexis Schmitz (Psychology) and Aleta Sanford (Business). The John Chisholm Endowed Scholarship is awarded to Shannon Galegher (Biology). The Honors Alumni Scholarship is awarded to […]