Mission & Goals

HHP Mission StatementThe mission of the Department of Health and Human Performance is to educate students as developing professionals, challenge students to communicate effectively and think critically, and mentor students as Christian servant-leaders.


The following goals are suggested as student goals
that are meant to be achieved by all students upon graduation with a
degree in any of the professional options offered within the Health
and Human Performance Department (Adventure Education, Athletic Training,
Health & Exercise Science, Health & Physical Education, and Sport Management): 

1.  The student will research, critique, and effectively communicate an understanding of various philosophies, principles, and practices associated with their specific  area of study.

2.  The student will begin to integrate faith and learning through a commitment to Christ and the application of Biblical truths.

3.  The student will develop abilities common to the liberally educated, including locating and managing information, solving problems, and making decisions.

4.  The student will develop and apply knowledge, attitudes, and skills necessary for appropriate stewardship of the body and a lifetime commitment to overall wellness.