Student Learning Outcomes

  1. The student will demonstrate an understanding of functional anatomy and biomechanics of the human body.
  2. The student will demonstrate an understanding of the physiological basis for exercise and physical activity in direct application to strength and conditioning.
  3. The student will demonstrate the ability to assess health status, conduct fitness testing, and prescribe and administer exercise programs.
  4. The student will demonstrate an understanding of the principles of nutrition and the role of diet and exercise on body composition and weight control.
  5. The student will demonstrate an understanding of the neuromechanical aspects of human movement from both a process and product oriented approach and how to apply this knowledge to pedagogical or strength and conditioning program.
  6. Depending upon the program option selected, the student will either be adequately prepared for the field of K-12 health & physical education or for careers and/or advanced degrees and certifications in a variety of health and fitness organizations, including American College of Sports Medicine and the National Strength and Conditioning Association.

Majors

Health and Physical Education Endorsement (PK-12)

Supplemental Endorsement

Athletic Coaching (7-12)

Course Listings