Message from the Chair

Welcome to the College of Charleston’s department of Health and Human Performance (HEHP). We are a student-centered academic unit focused on human movement, physiology and health through our B.S. degrees in exercise sciencephysical education teacher education, and public health and our B.A. in Public Health. 

We are committed to preparing our students for competitive placement in graduate schools across the nation, successful, long-term employment, and a lifetime of healthy habits to optimize quality of life.  Regardless of their career choices, our graduates find that their HEHP degree leads to lifelong health, both personally and professionally, and income-earning potential.  As such, HEHP is home to more than 900 majors, making HEHP one of the largest departments at the College of Charleston.

Feel free to contact one of our program directors if you have specific questions about a major in HEHP, or contact our Physical Education Activity Courses coordinator to learn more about our many PEAC offerings. 

Dr. Wes Dudgeon

HEHP Department Chair