2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog
East Stroudsburg Normal School opened it doors on September 4, 1893. Today, ESU is a comprehensive university in northeastern Pennsylvania offering 58 undergraduate and 22 graduate degrees and is one of the 14 institutions in the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education.
2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog > Program Offerings > The College of Health Sciences
The mission of the College of Health Sciences is to offer high quality undergraduate and graduate programs that provide a diverse student body with the didactic knowledge and skills to lead in a changing global society while fostering an academic environment dedicated to excellence in teaching, scholarship and service.
The mission is in response to the nation’s concern for healthy persons and healthy communities and to students interested in careers in health and human performance areas. Underlying the mission are three basic assumptions:
Seven departments — Athletic Training, Health Studies, Exercise Science, Movement Activities and Lifetime Fitness, Nursing, Physical Education, and Speech-Language Pathology — comprise the college.
Each student’s major program consists of sequential experiences which lead to a body of knowledge within the respective field of study as well as modes of inquiry in discovering new knowledge and its significant experiential values. Within the college, students are encouraged to develop and pursue specialized interests in relation to their goals and to accept the responsibility for their academic pursuits and ultimate professional growth.
Offers the following degree programs:
Offers the following degree program:
Physical activity courses are offered through general education in the Department of Movement Activities and Lifetime Fitness. These movement activities and lifetime fitness experiences are intended to develop and improve the lifetime sport and fitness skills of the individual and to improve the student’s perception of the role of dance, exercise and sport in living.
As our society becomes more technical, there is an increased need to enhance its vigor and productivity by managing stress, mastering the art of relaxation, and developing healthful lifetime activity skills.
The Faculty of Health Professions
The Faculty of Human Performance
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