Majors and Minors
Exercise and Sport Science
Health and Human Performance
Physical Education (K-12)
Adaptive Physical Education
School Health Education
Take courses in health and wellness education, coaching, nutrition, first aid and safety, consumer health issues, psychology, kinesiology, and physiology.
Students develop an understanding of the history and philosophy of exercise and sport programs while learning how to best teach, motivate, evaluate, and organize sports and fitness activities and programs.
Students majoring in exercise and sport science must select either a health and human performance concentration or a physical education concentration. Students can also pursue a minor in school health education and certification in physical education, adaptive physical education, or athletic coaching.
In addition, the Exercise and Sport Science Department offers the courses that all Carthage students must take to meet the Physical Education/Fitness requirement.
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