Program Objectives

The Applied Sport and Exercise Sciences program strives to have its graduating students:

  1. Master a foundation of knowledge and skills related to sport and exercise science that will prepare them for professional careers in areas such as sport and recreational coaching, personal/group specialist fitness training, corporate fitness and wellness coordination, recreational activity specialist as well as park and recreational management and operations.
  2. Participate in university and community service activities that promote physical, emotional and spiritual well-being and make sport, exercise, and recreation a meaningful experience to be repeated throughout their lifetime.
  3. Engage the sport and exercise sciences communities at the local, regional, national and/or international level.
  4. Pursue activities that promote professional development and communication, leadership, and reflective decision-making skills.
  5. Support an environment of diversity and inclusion that values and examines how multicultural, social, and ethical values and issues affect individuals, communities, and society in sport, exercise, and recreational settings.

Exercise Science