Associate of Science, Community Health

The Department of Health, Sport and Exercise Science (HSES) encourages students to lead a healthy and active lifestyle by offering academic and experiential learning opportunities focused on health literacy, technical and tactical sport strategies, and the culture of exercise. Academic courses and internship experiences provides students with opportunities to work with others, understand the importance of putting forth maximum effort in completing a task, and to appreciate the importance of being resilient in their daily livers.

The HSES will be a leader in promoting quality of life for American Indians and Alaska Natives through academic instruction, experiential learning opportunities, research, and services.

The mission of the Health, Sport and Exercise Science degree programs are to academically prepare students for transferability into baccalaureate programs, as well as obtain career success. The Department of Health, Sport and Exercise Science

HSES currently offers two Associate of Science degrees. One degree is in Community Health.

Student Learning Outcomes

  1. Graduates will be able to create an individualized fitness plan.
  2. Graduates will be able to integrate wellness information for personal health awareness.
  3. Graduates will be able to analyze coping strategies for stressful situations.

Academic Plan

This academic plan is based on entry into ENGL 101 and MATH 101 in the first semester at Haskell.

Freshman Year
Course NumberCourse NameCredits
ENGL 101English I3
MATH 101College Algebra3
Historical & Contemporary Indigenous Issues3
VISQU 101Vision Quest1
HSESActivity Course (101, 104, 105, 106, 107, 108)1
HSES 112Intro to Health, Sport and Exercise Science3
Course NumberCourse NameCredits
ENGL 102English II3
BIOL 102General Biology with lab5
PSYC 101General Psychology3
HSES 160Nutrition3
HSES 204First Aid2
Sophomore Year
Course NumberCourse NameCredits
COMS 131Public Speaking3
 Historical & Contemporary Indigenous Issues3
HSES 125Fitness for Life2
HSES 161Diabetes and the Native American3
HSES 201Personal and Community Health3
Course NumberCourse NameCredits
 Multicultural, World, Comparative Issues3
 Humanities and the Arts3
HSES 246Stress Management3
HSES 264Internship in Community Health4
HSESElective (up to 3 hours)3

Associate of Science, Community Health

Professional Programs

Ms. Cheryl Chuckluck,
Dean of Professional Schools

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