Learning Outcomes

PE and Health Major Learning Outcomes

Athletic Training

Students who graduate with a major in athletic training will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate proper prevention, evaluation, rehabilitation, and documentation strategies used in athletic injury care;
  2. Demonstrate proper taping, wrapping, and protective equipment application for the athletic population;
  3. Demonstrate proper application of therapeutic modalities;
  4. Demonstrate proper emergency management skills required of an athletic trainer; and
  5. Identify and demonstrate professional and ethical behavior of an athletic trainer.

Exercise Science

Students who graduate with a major in exercise science will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate the knowledge and skills needed for physical activity programming and lifestyle modification techniques;
  2. Demonstrate knowledge of history and broad content within exercise science and health topics and how that relates to health promotion;
  3. Demonstrate basic motor skills and patterns and apply a variety of concepts, theories, and methods common to human movement and health promotion;
  4. Apply the skills necessary to bridge the gap between theory and practice;
  5. Utilize statistical and measurement concepts to assess client performance and program effectiveness; and
  6. Demonstrate professional and ethical decision-making skills and responsibility as it relates to health promotion and programming.

Health Studies

Students who graduate with a major in health studies will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate content knowledge related to health;
  2. Analyze and describe performance concepts and strategies related to skillful movement and physical activity using task analysis activities;
  3. Demonstrate proper skills required for physical activities;
  4. Demonstrate proper evaluation and usage of assessment in implementing health enhancement programs; and
  5. Demonstrate professional and ethical behavior as it applies to health and sport programs.

Sports Management

Students who graduate with a major in sports management will be able to:

  1. Understand the role of sports in society, how it influences our culture, and how sports have been influence by culture;
  2. Demonstrate the ability and knowledge to be a leader in a sports-related work setting;
  3. Identify and address ethical issues related to sports management and administration;
  4. Understand the concepts of finance and budget and be able to apply them to the sports economy; and
  5. Use communication and technology skills effectively and appropriately within the sports-related environment.