Associate of Science, Recreation & Fitness Management

The Department of Health, Sport and Exercise Science 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 lives.

The Department of Health, Sport and Exercise Science 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

  1. HSES currently offers the Associate of Science degree in Recreation and Fitness Management.
  2. Student Learning Outcomes
  3. Graduates will be able to integrate fitness strategies for individual performance goals.
  4. Graduates will be able to apply foundational knowledge in the field of recreation and fitness management.
  5. Graduates will be able to distinguish between life threatening and non-life threatening situations.
  6. Graduates will be able to create an individualized fitness plan.

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 a lab5
Human Behavior (Psych101 or Soc101)3
HSES 131Intro to Recreation Administration3
HSES 204First Aid2
Sophomore Year
Course NumberCourse NameCredits
COMS 131Public Speaking3
Historical & Contemporary Indigenous Issues3
HSES 161Diabetes and the Native American3
HSES 201Personal and Community Health3
HSES 225Applied Anatomy3
Course NumberCourse NameCredits
Multicultural, World, Comparative Issues3
Humanities and the Arts3
HSES 245Intro to Sports Marketing/Promotion3
HSES 264Internship in Community Health4
HSESElective (up to 2 hours)2

Associate of Science, Recreation & Fitness Management

Professional Programs

Cheryl Chuckluck,
Dean of Professional Schools

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