Exercise science course

Mission Statement

The Department of Kinesiology and Health Science, through its university and community based programs, provides a unique blending of physical, mental and emotional/social dimensions of learning. This unique blending of the whole individual provides the University with an opportunity to prepare responsible and knowledgeable individuals for addressing society's problems and enriching life.

Program Philosophy and Goals

Increase the students' breadth and depth of knowledge relative to the discipline of Kinesiology and Health Science; to provide the opportunity for students to engage in scholarly activity that includes creative, critical, and analytical thinking, interpreting, evaluating and reporting published research, designing and conducting research; and to provide a focus of study that will enhance career commitment and allow for experiences that will lead to continued self-development and growth.

Office Hours:

Monday - Friday
7:30 am - 4 pm (Closed 12 pm - 1 pm daily)

Department of Kinesiology and Health Science

Students are prepared for roles in Kinesiology as Athletic Trainers, Physical Education Instructors, Pre-Physical Therapists, and Exercise Physiologists. In Health Science, students are prepared as Health Care Administrators, Community Health Educators, and Occupational Health and Safety Professionals.


HLSC Impaction Information
The American Red Cross Student Association (ARCSA) will provide Adult First Aid/CPR training for Sacramento State students. For more information, contact:
Exercise Science, Therapeutic Exercise & Rehab, & Pre-Major Advising Sessions
Athletic Training Mandatory Group Advising Sessions