The Performance Non-Clinical track is offered through the Division of Health and Human Performance in the College of Humanities and Social Sciences.
Students will obtain a Bachelor of Science in Health & Human Performance (performance/non-clinical emphasis) while studying exercise physiology, fitness assessment and behavior modification specific to healthy population groups without disease. They will focus on safe and effective exercise prescriptions for sedentary individuals, exercisers and athletes. The purpose of the degree is to examine how physical activity, nutrition and lifestyle affect health, exercise capacity and optimal sport performance.
|Program Option||Degree Plan|
|Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Health and Human Performance: Performance Non-Clinical Track|
|Minor in Kinesiology and Leisure Studies|
What makes an OBU Health and Human Performance: Performance Non-Clinical Track degree special?
Our future exercise and sport professionals exemplify Christian principles, approaches and practices. We integrate faith and science throughout study and research. Discussion-style lectures are supported with hands-on training in several exercise science laboratory courses while focusing on the individual. Practicum and internship experiences further develop knowledge, skills and abilities.
What are OBU grads doing with their Health and Human Performance: Performance Non-Clinical Track degrees?
The majority of students pursue careers in personal training, strength and conditioning and athletic coaching. Many obtain professional certifications. Some pursue alternative and/or advanced degrees with specialty training.
Learn more about our Health and Human Performance faculty.