2019-2020 Catalog 
    
    Sep 17, 2019  
2019-2020 Catalog

Department of Exercise and Sports Science


Faculty

BRIAN HYMA (2001)
  Associate Professor; Chair, Department of Exercise and Sports Science; Director of Athletic Training Education Program
B.S., 1993, Liberty University
M.A., 1999, Western Michigan University
Ed.D., 2015, Olivet Nazarene University

BRENDA P. WILLIAMS (1998)
  Assistant Professor of Exercise and Sports Science
B.S., 1977, University of Alabama
M.A.E., 1979, University of Alabama-Birmingham

WILLIAM BAHR (1999)
  Assistant Professor of Exercise and Sports Science
B.S., 1996, Olivet Nazarene University
M.B.A., 2002, Olivet Nazarene University

APRIL KAMBA (2007)
  Assistant Professor of Exercise and Sports Science, Athletic Training Clinical Coordinator
B.S., 2001, Eastern Illinois University
M.S., 2002, Eastern Illinois University

J. TODD REID (2007)
  Associate Professor of Exercise and Sports Science
B.S.,1993, Mount Vernon Nazarene University
M.S., 1996, United States Sports Academy

KENNY HUBER (2010)
  Assistant Professor of Exercise and Sports Science
B.S., 2010, Olivet Nazarene University
M.O.L., 2012, Olivet Nazarene University

LAUREN GLENN (2012)
  Assistant Professor of Exercise and Sports Science
B.A., 2005, University of Redlands
M.O.L., 2009, Olivet Nazarene University

CHRISTINA FREEMAN (2019)
  Assistant Professor of Exercise and Sports Science
B.S., 2001, Olivet Nazarene University
B.S., 2016, Western Governors University
M.A., 2019, Western Governors University

 

The Department of Exercise and Sports Science seeks to prepare the student to teach physical education and health in the public schools, pursue graduate studies in physical therapy or exercise physiology, seek a career as a certified athletic trainer, a career in the sport management or recreation related fields. The diverse curricular offerings of the department, integrated with several supporting courses from other disciplines, give the student a solid foundation for a career in the exercise and sports science profession. Striving to enhance Christian values and character provides our majors a quality education with a Christian perspective.

Internships are designed to extend the student’s learning experience by working in an organization that is appropriate for the student’s career interest. Internships require the approval of the department head and students are under the direct supervision of a member of the Department of Exercise and Sports Science. Completion of all core requirements and senior standing are required for internship placement. All Exercise and Sports Science majors and minors must obtain a grade of “C-” or above in all Physical Education and/or Exercise and Sports Science courses to meet the requirements for graduation. For more detailed information on programs and career opportunities, contact the Chair of the Exercise and Sports Science Department.

Programs

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