The Department of Health Science and Exercise Science provides faculty, staff, and students with physical pursuits that will enhance their mental, social, personal, and spiritual dimensions.
The Department prepares students for graduate school and employment by offering curricula with instruction in health education, fitness and a variety of physical activity and theory courses. These courses are designed to promote healthful living and physical fitness, as well as knowledge and skill development.
SOME COURSES YOU MAY TAKE:
PE 101 : Physical Education
This course focuses on understanding exercise and its effect on the body. Cardiovascular endurance, muscular strength, endurance and flexibility are improved through a variety of conditioning activities.
PE 205 : Standard First Aid and CPR
This course will prepare the student to recognize emergencies and how to respond to them. It will also provide an in-depth study of CPR, including practice sessions on a mannikin. Participation in all class activities is required.
PE 310 : Prevention and Care of Athletic Injuries
This course will present an evidence-based approach to corrective exercise, the components of a comprehensive solution, and the practical know-how to develop and implement integrated strategies to improve common movement impairments. Students completing the required standards of this course will be issued the NASM Corrective Exercise Specialist credentialing. Prerequisite: BI 111. (formerly Athletic Injuries) Offered alternate years. Prerequisites: EN 112, PE 205 and BI 111.
Oakwood University continues to build the quality of personnel that will serve our students and constituents in the best possible way. The Eva B. Dykes Library is currently looking to fill the position of Librarian - Electronic Resources. The ideal candidate would...read more
Sara Turner will be arriving on campus in a few weeks, to register for the fall semester 2018 at Oakwood University. Sara intends to study Marketing with a minor in International...read more
Oakwood University Aeolians Win at World Choir Games in Tshwane, South Africa with Highest Scores Oakwood University Aeolians achieved highest scores in two categories to win big at the 10th edition of World Choir Games in Tshwane, located in the northern part of...read more
Makeba Claggett Garrison, '95 , M.Div.,was recently voted as the first female elder at the Memphis first Seventh-day Adventist Church. Garrison is very qualified and comes from the Allegheny East Conference where she served as an Ordained Elder under the leadership of...read more