Students who pursue a bachelor’s degree in Health, Exercise & Sports Science – Health & Wellness concentration are well-prepared for entry-level positions with community, medical, and corporate fitness programs, as well as entry into graduate programs.
Through their course of study, co-curricular activities, industry certification opportunities, and practical experience in the on-campus fitness center, human performance lab, employee wellness program, and student fitness programs, health and wellness students gain first-hand knowledge of how to develop and implement life-changing exercise and sports performance programming.
Health, Exercise and Sports Science with a Concentration in Health and Wellness – 65-74 hours
Health, Exercise and Sports Science Core Courses – 38 hours
Physical education/dance activity electives beyond general education requirements (must be taken for a grade) – 3 credit hours
Prior to graduation, students must show valid proof of First Aid/CPR certification
Majoring in HESS at Meredith College will prepare you for a career in your field whether you plan to go to work right after graduation or pursue graduate or professional school.