School of Health Sciences & Education: Health and Exercise Sciences Department
The Health and Exercise Sciences (HES) Department at Truman offers programs that focus on the study of human life. Our professors know a lot, including the names of their students, and they take a genuine interest in helping students successfully complete our rigorous and challenging program. They guide, mentor, and challenge our highly motivated students who want to make a difference in the world — and our graduates do this by assuming leadership roles in a variety of health-related professions.
Health and Exercise Sciences Academic Programs
We offer three undergraduate programs, each studying a different aspect of human life, and a minor in coaching.
Health and Exercise Sciences Mission
The mission of the Health and Exercise Sciences Department is to prepare students of strong academic ability and character to become agents of change for the health and well-being of all people.
The Judevine Center for Autism will be opening in Kirksville early in 2015. Please review the application for the JudeVineKirksvilleCoordinator and contact Richard H. Burnett, MAEd, if interested.
Students in two of Dr. Darson Rhodes’ fall HLTH 150 nutrition courses partnered with the Serve Center to raise money for The Food Bank for Central and Northeast Missouri. The classes divided into 14 small groups, each of which planned a fundraiser as part of a service learning opportunity. Students began planning events, raffles, and […]