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Physical Therapy & Kinesiology

Learning Outcomes

The Exercise Science program prepares all students to be able to:
  1. Promote and guide healthy lifestyles that include physical activity, exercise, and wellness programs in diverse populations by utilizing current theories and research literature.
  2. Design exercise and wellness programs which maximize compliance, motivation, and prevents injury and illness.
  3. Apply analytical and critical thinking to advance exercise and wellness initiatives for individuals and communities.
  4. Collaborate with individuals, families, communities, businesses, and other health care professionals in the delivery of care.
  5. Develop a self-directed plan for professional development and lifelong learning which includes self- assessment, self-correction and self-direction.
  6. Demonstrate professional and ethical behavior during all professional interactions.
  7. Communicate effectively in ways that are congruent with situational needs, including appropriate body language, written communication, active listening skills and questioning.
  8. Develop leadership skills of accountability, delegation, education, and supervision.