The mission of the Exercise and Sports
Sciences department is to provide, within a distinctly Christian environment,
the specialized training and education necessary to become a successful leader
within the sport industry.
develop the necessary understanding from an application and pedagogical
perspective so students are prepared to pursue a career in the sport sciences or
further their education within the discipline.
- To provide
an environment for students to practice critical thinking, problem solving, and developing ethical solutions.
- To foster
individuality as a tool of sport science that achieves problem solving in a
- To provide students with the ability to
effectively communicate with diverse audiences verbally, in written texts, and
through the use of multi-media presentations and mass communication.
- To articulate and foster Christian ethics as it pertains to sports
science activities with the goal of integrating faith and learning throughout
the sports science program.
- To display an understanding
of and appreciation for diversity in sport and its potential benefits to
resolving cultural issues.