Department of Health and Human Performance

The Department of Health and Human Performance offers majors in Exercise SciencePhysical Education Teacher Education, and Public Health and a minor in Coaching.  The department also offers a wide range of activity courses that enrich the overall student experience at the College of Charleston.  The Department of Health and Human Performance provides excellent academic training and experiences for students who wish to pursue advanced studies in medicine (physician assistant, physician), physical therapy and other allied health professions.

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Department Spotlight

Top Kayaking Instructor Making Waves at the College
Posted on 23 January 2020 | 10:22 am
Often times, the best way to learn is by taking a hands-on approach. That’s definitely the philosophy of Ashley Brown, an adjunct instructor in the Department of Health and Human Performance. Brown teaches coastal kayaking courses, and she’s among the best qualified individuals in the world to do that. She holds the top certification in the U.S. […]
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Student Spotlight: Bryson Cook ’22
Posted on 22 January 2020 | 10:19 am
Bryson Cook ’22 is a triple major (public health, exercise science and Spanish) with plans to pursue his Doctor of Physical Therapy. He believes the dedication of professors, staff, and rigorous curriculum are challenging him to and equipping him with the knowledge necessary to deliver the most effective treatment for his future patients. What excites […]
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