|Description of Major|
A major in health promotion which prepares the student for work as a fitness specialist outside the school setting. Students graduating with a major in health promotion will have had experience at a work site. They will demonstrate the skill and knowledge expected of the entry-level exercise science professional in the areas of fitness evaluation, exercise prescription, and delivery of exercise programs to normal and special populations. They will effectively assess theory and interface it with practice.
Recommended Course: American Red Cross Certification in First Aid, CPR & AED.
Additional Core Curriculum Requirements not met by Major or Allied Courses:
Summary of Credits Needed for Health Promotion Major:
Total: 132 credits
Department of Health and Human Performance
Lisa Keiser, Office Coordinator
Dr. Peter Parilla, Faculty/Interim Department Chair
For questions regarding the Exercise Science major, contact:
Dr. Bridget Duoos, Faculty
Paul Mellick, Faculty
For questions regarding Community Health and Health Promotion, contact:
Dr. Jolynn Gardner, Faculty
Dr. Timothy Mead, Faculty