Department of Health, Physical Education & Recreation


Do you enjoy physical activity? Do you believe in healthy habits and are concerned about the problems of obesity and poor health in our nation? If you want to be a part of the solution to improve health, fitness and quality of life for youth and adults, you should consider a major in health, physical education or recreation. Students who major in the Department of Health, Physical Education and Recreation can expect to participate in a wide variety of experiences that go beyond their classroom work. They can also expect professors from a broad range of backgrounds and experiences who care about them and want to help them reach their career goals. Students are challenged to be actively engaged in the learning process, to develop practical application of skills and knowledge learned in their classes and develop critical thinking skills.