Each HKSS program provides students an opportunity to gain
essential knowledge and skills for entry into the profession. Although the
programs are somewhat distinct in their career paths, students in HKSS are
bound by a similar mission…to be leaders in the promotion of healthy
lifestyles. You are encouraged to visit the program web sites to learn more
about each degree path, current events, and potential career opportunities.
Students: In some cases, degree requirements have been revised, so
check with your advisor!
This program offers students the opportunity to explore the art and science
of helping people move toward a state of optimal health. Through study in
the program, students will be prepared for advanced degree study in health
science or for employment in a variety of health science-related settings
such as local, state, international, and voluntary health agencies, in wellness
programs within business and industry, in medical facilities, or in private
consultation. Completion of the program also qualifies students to apply for
accreditation as a Comprehensive Health Education Specialist (CHES).
Physical Education - Teacher Education
This program prepares students obtain a South Carolina state licensure to teach
school-based physical education in grades K-12. Students learn the science of
movement, develop and analyze motor skills, and practice the art of teaching.
The program provides sequential field-based experiences and culminates in a full
semester of teaching physical education under the supervision of university and
Education Degree Requirements - Catalog Description
Recreation and Sport Management
This program provides the basis of supervisory and administrative positions
for federal, state, and local leisure services agencies, as well as commercial
recreation and tourism agencies, university student unions, intramural programs,
nursing homes, churches, private voluntary agencies, armed services, and any
other delivery system providing recreation services. The program is based on
experiential learning principles and culminates in a semester-long supervised
internship experience in an approved agency.
Degree Requirements - Catalog Description