Mission, Vision & Values


The Department of Human Performance, Sport and Health provides students with opportunities to excel through purposeful experiences resulting in skills for lifelong learning, skills for citizenship and skills for work including communication, use of technology and appreciation of individual differences. Through our programs, students develop an understanding of the contributions of physical activity and sport to health by developing personalized exercise programs.


Graduates with majors in the Department of Human Performance, Sport and Health will be recognized as competent and prepared professionals, empowered lifelong learners, responsible citizens, participants in regular physical activity and advocates for programs in physical education, health and sport.

Departmental Values

The Department of Human Performance, Sport and Health believes that the following values should be our guiding principles in all we do:

  • Integrity
  • Respect
  • Excellence
  • Student-centered
  • Communication

Learner Values and Attributes

The Department of Human Performance, Sport and Health agrees that the following values and attributes are the focus of learning in our programs:

  • Responsibility
  • Integrity
  • Skillful
  • Critical thinking
  • Respect for individual differences
  • Communication