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2018-2019 Catalog 
2018-2019 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Health and Exercise Science Division

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Division Chair Peggy Pedersen

The division offers majors in Exercise Science and Community Health Education and is responsible for teaching endorsements in Health Education and Physical Education.  More detailed information about a teaching endorsement in Health Education can be found at School Health Teacher Education, B.A./B.S.   For further information about a teaching endorsement in Physical Education see Physical Education Teacher Education, B.A./B.S.  


To maximize individual and professional development in health and movement science and to promote healthy lifestyles and communities.

Program objectives

  1. Academic majors are prepared to plan effective strategies, interventions and programs based on assessment of individual and community needs.
  2. Implement and evaluate strategies, interventions and programs.
  3. Coordinate, communicate and advocate for research-based practices.

More detailed program information can be obtained by contacting the division at 503-838-8908 or at wou.edu/education/healthpe.


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