B.S. in Physical Activity and Health
The physical activity and health program will provide you with the knowledge, skills, and experience to become a capable health professional in commercial, corporate fitness, and cardiac rehabilitation settings. You will develop skills to improve the health and fitness of individuals, including:
- principles underlying optimal health
- technical skills for assessing health and fitness
- behavioral strategies to encourage physical activity.
Internship: The capstone experience is a full semester internship which provides students with on-the-job experience as well as employment opportunities. Approved internship sites in Alabama and other southeastern states are available in hospitals, corporate facilities, commercial fitness centers, and rehabilitation clinics. Other sites may be approved on an individual basis depending on student interest.