Rosie Turner, MA
James J. Walker Gymnasium
The Department of Health and Human Performance offers both educator preparation programs and a program that prepares students for professional careers in the recreation industry. The Department has established clinical sites through partnerships with area schools and community agencies and organizations.
Rosie Turner, MA, Assistant Professor, Chair
Jennifer Turpin-Stanfield, MA, Assistant Professor
Richard Wetzel, Ph.D., Assistant Professor
The Department of Health and Human Performance offers degree programs leading to a teaching license for the grade levels listed:
• Health Education, Kindergarten level – 12
• Physical Education, Kindergarten level – 12
The Department also offers the Recreation Program that leads to a Bachelor of Science Degree. The Recreation Program prepares students for employment with recreation agencies, YMCA, YWCA, and as a program coordinator in the leisure industry.
The goals of the Department of Health and Human Performance are:
1. To prepare students for professional careers in health, and recreation.
2. To provide basic instruction in health, lifetime sports, and activities that enable students to develop knowledge and skills leading to life-long knowledge.
All students transferring from another institution must submit an official transcript and obtain a transcript evaluation for program admission.