The mission of the Kinesiology and Wellness Department is to promote the goal of health and total well-being to its students through the dissemination of knowledge primarily related to physical fitness, and its enabling individuals for lifetime activities and wellness.Students will achieve and maintain a health enhancing level of physical fitness through strategic goal planning. Additionally, the department provides theory courses for the training of educators as well as for providing service to the general community.
The profession is based on the philosophy that Kinesiology is an academic discipline, an essential portion of the General Education process. Further, the Kinesiology curriculum is centered on the concept that movement skills, intellectual development, physical fitness and healthful living practices are elements of life that must be taught and reinforced. The curriculum selectively develops and nurtures both the mental and physical aspects and compliments all learning experiences of the college.