The Health and Human Sciences (HHSC) major provides students an opportunity to learn about the human body and health by combining classroom training with state-of-the-art hands-on laboratory experiences. Students in the department of HHSC are interested in kinesiology, exercise science, understanding chronic disease, use of exercise and nutrition to promote health, or the prevention and treatment of musculoskeletal injuries. With the variety of class offerings, laboratory experiences, and internship opportunities, this major will prepare students for graduate studies in physical therapy, occupational therapy, exercise science, nursing, physician assistant, public health, entry-level graduate programs in athletic training, and other health professions.
B.S. in Health and Human Sciences
The Health and Human Sciences major offers specialized programs to provide prerequisite training for graduate programs or careers in such fields as: physical therapy, occupational therapy, physician assistant, nursing, public health, exercise science, and entry-level graduate programs in athletic training.
B.S. in Athletic Training
Program Director: Sarah Strand
Clinical Education Director: Stephanie Perez BeaudionThe Athletic Training program is no longer accepting new students and will close August 2017.
- The LMU Athletic Training Program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education.
- Please see the following link for Board of Certification pass rates for the previous three years for the Athletic Training Program: http://caate.net/program-outcomes/#Pass-Rate
Program Specific Fees:
While enrolled in the ATP at LMU, the student will likely have situations where there will be added expenses to the student. All fees and costs associated with the program are the responsibility of the student and not the responsibility of the ATP. These fees include but are not limited to: required clothing, gas, bus fares, background checks and meals.
Current Majors can find the Athletic Training curriculum from the year they entered the program here.
Health and Human Sciences (HHSC)
- HHSC 150 Human Anatomy and Physiology
- HHSC 155 Human Anatomy and Physiology I
- HHSC 156 Human Anatomy and Physiology I Lab
- HHSC 160 Principles of Athletic Training
- HHSC 170 Personal Health
- HHSC 190 Medical Terminology and Seminar
- HHSC 230 Nutrition
- HHSC 255 Human Anatomy and Physiology II
- HHSC 256 Human Anatomy and Physiology II Lab
- HHSC 278 Science, Nutrition, and Health
- HHSC 301 Athletic Training Practicum I
- HHSC 302 Athletic Training Practicum II
- HHSC 303 Athletic Training Practicum III
- HHSC 304 Athletic Training Practicum IV
- HHSC 310 Test and Measurements
- HHSC 311 Test and Measurement Lab
- HHSC 320 Obesity and Behavior
- HHSC 321 Obesity and Behavior Lab
- HHSC 322 Public Health
- HHSC 330 Medical Nutrition Therapy
- HHSC 331 Medical Nutrition Therapy Laboratory
- HHSC 334 Sports Medicine Teaching Workshop
- HHSC 335 Global Nutrition
- HHSC 336 Nutrition Service Learning Lab
- HHSC 342 Peer Health Education
- HHSC 344 Global and Community Health
- HHSC 350 Exercise for Special Populations
- HHSC 360 Upper Extremity Evaluation
- HHSC 361 Lower Extremity Evaluation
- HHSC 375 Science Principles of Strength and Conditioning
- HHSC 376 Strength Physiology Assessment Laboratory
- HHSC 380 Kinesiology
- HHSC 381 Kinesiology Lab
- HHSC 385 Motor Development
- HHSC 398 Special Studies
- HHSC 401 Athletic Training Internship I
- HHSC 402 Athletic Training Internship II
- HHSC 403 Senior Seminar in Athletic Training
- HHSC 412 Administration in Sports Medicine
- HHSC 413 Medical Bioethics
- HHSC 420 Chronic Disease and Injury Epidemiology
- HHSC 421 Chronic Disease and Injury Epidemiology Lab
- HHSC 430 Advanced Nutrition
- HHSC 434 Pathology
- HHSC 440 Medical Microbiology
- HHSC 441 Medical Microbiology Laboratory
- HHSC 460 Therapeutic Modalities in Sports Medicine
- HHSC 461 Therapeutic Rehabilitation in Sports Medicine
- HHSC 466 Therapeutic Modalities in Sports Medicine Lab
- HHSC 475 Exercise Physiology
- HHSC 476 Exercise Physiology Lab
- HHSC 480 Biomechanics
- HHSC 481 Biomechanics Laboratory
- HHSC 485 Motor Learning
- HHSC 490 Health and Human Sciences Teaching
- HHSC 495 Allied Health Internship
- HHSC 497 Allied Health Internship II
- HHSC 498 Special Studies
- HHSC 499 Independent Studies
Student Learning Outcomes for HHSC Programs:
Students will demonstrate basic understanding and appreciation of the human body's relationship to health and wellness through science, theory and application.
B. Students will demonstrate effective communication skills necessary to explain to others effectively and accurately about human health and wellness in a variety of organizational and institutional settings C.
Students will demonstrate critical-thinking skills and the ability to access and critically evaluate relevant health information and resources.
Students will demonstrate the interpersonal skills required to work cooperatively with diverse individuals and groups on issues related to the human condition.
Students will demonstrate basic understanding and appreciation of cultural, philosophical and professional considerations related to health and wellness.
F. Students will demonstrate a world view that integrates spiritual and ethical values with their vocational calling. G. Students will have clear career goals and demonstrate practical preparation for their career.