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  • Exercise Science Health Promotion
  • Contact Us

    Bonnie Housh
    Medical Technology Building, Room 172
    719-549-3198
    Bonnie.Housh@pueblocc.edu

  • Did You Know?

    Is Exercise Science Health Promotion the right degree for you?
    Questions to ask yourself. Are you concerned about the health of others and your community? Would you like to be an advocate for healthy living? Would you like to learn how your lifestyle affects your health? Would you like helping others with behavioral changes? If you answered YES to any of these questions, a degree in Exercise Science Health Promotion may be right for you!

  • Fast Facts

    Program Start Term: Fall 2017

    Award: AGS

    Average Class Size: 15

    Program Length: 4 Full-Time Semesters

    Part-Time or Full-Time: Both

    Course Availability: Day (limited evening/online courses)

    Program Location: Pueblo

  • Career Information
    Exercise Science Health Promotion is the science and art of helping people evaluate their lifestyle to move toward a state of optimal health. We define optimal health as a balance of physical, emotional, career, social, spiritual, and intellectual health. Lifestyle change can be facilitated through a combination of efforts to enhance awareness, change behavior, and create environments that support health practices. Giving Pueblo Community College students the opportunity to earn a two-year degree in Exercise Science Health Promotion will prepare them for a transfer degree to CSU-Pueblo and careers in a wide variety of allied health fields.

    What Will I Learn
    Students will learn how to develop, implement, and evaluate programs to assist individuals and communities adopt and maintain healthy lifestyles. They learn about principles of behavior change, particularly those useful for helping individuals and organizations decrease the health consequences of risky lifestyle behaviors, including but not limited to physical inactivity, inadequate nutrition, high stress, and alcohol/substance misuse. They will learn the science behind developing and evaluating programs designed to help individuals and communities adopt and maintain healthy lifestyles while being encouraged to develop creative solutions in the process.

    Our Experienced Faculty
    Pueblo Community College instructors will bring the most up-to-date knowledge in the field of Exercise Science Health Promotion.  Preparing the student to become a life‐long learner, and provide the skills needed to contribute to a healthy lifestyle and improve the quality of life for themselves and the people they educate. Our instructors are committed to a positive hands on learning environment which provides opportunities for individuals seeking a career in Exercise Science Health Promotion. The curriculum is designed for those who are passionate about optimal health of those individuals and communities around them.

    Program Requirements
    Students must meet general admissions requirements. In order to take any PAR-prefixed course, they must either have completed ENG 121 with a C or higher, or be concurrently enrolled in the course. Students must have successfully completed any required developmental courses in reading or writing before taking any PAR-prefixed course. 

    Is Exercise Science Health Promotion the right degree for you?
    Questions to ask yourself: Are you concerned about the health of others and your community? Would you like to be an advocate for healthy living? Would you like to learn how your lifestyle affects your health? Would you like helping others with behavioral changes? If you answered YES to any of these questions, a degree in Exercise Science Health Promotion may be right for you!