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

Public Health Major Interns with OneWorld Health
Posted on 12 December 2019 | 9:45 am
Public health major, Laura Joaqui ’20, is studying in Uganda with OneWorld Health. She saw over 200 patients on her first day in the clinic! You can read more about her experience here!
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Coastal Kayaking Class Trains with U.S. Coast Guard
Posted on 20 November 2019 | 3:37 pm
One of the many benefits of attending a university located in historic downtown Charleston, is the opportunity to take water-based Physical Education Activity Courses (PEAC) like surfing, stand up paddleboarding, sailing and coastal kayaking. Last week, students participated in kayak rescue drills with the U.S. Coast Guard as part of their Coastal Kayaking course! Check […]
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