Department of Health and Exercise Science | Louisiana College

Department of Health and Exercise Science

Degree Programs

Students choosing to study in the Department of Health & Exercise Science have several career paths to consider when selecting a major. Majors and degrees offered within the Department include: B. S. Exercise Science with Clinical/Wellness concentration, B.A. Exercise Science with Sports/Wellness Concentration, B.A. Health and Physical Education with Teacher Certification, and B. A. Adapted Physical Education with Teacher Certification.

Andrew Shelton ('09) B.A. Health & P.E.; 2011, M.A.T.; Owner, Cenla Baseball & Softball Academy

"Louisiana College is a place where you will not only be prepared for your future through the core knowledge needed to thrive in your field, but also through life-changing advice from amazing people that have already been where you are trying to go. LC made it possible for me to be doing what I do today. Thank you Louisiana College for equipping me with the knowledge and experiences needed to open my own business and do what I love to do every day."

Department Information

Students are encouraged to get involved in extracurricular learning organizations on campus. The Health & Exercise Science Club is open to all majors within the Department.

The Health & Exercise Science Club aims to:

  • Support health and exercise science education in a manner that encourages and promotes a healthy and active lifestyle within the campus and the community
  • Involves its members in social, moral, and ethical obligations of the health and exercise science professions
  • Contribute to the welfare of health and exercise science students and faculty associated with Louisiana College
  • Provide programs (in-services) representative of fundamental and current professional interest and concern
  • Promote and encourage students' participation in health promotion and physical activity at LC as well as community affairs or activities
  • Promote and encourage collaborative relationships with students and professionals within the health and exercise science professions
  • Increase the knowledge of the benefits and importance of a healthy and active lifestyle within the surrounding community
  • Stimulate professionalism among student members by encouraging participation in campus, local, state, district, and national conferences and workshops