Kinesiology, Sports Studies & Physical Education
Chair, Division of Life Sciences: Dr. Claude Hutto
Office Location: Nabrit/Mapp/McBay, Room 134
Office Number: (470) 639-0329
Academic Program Director: Dr. Joyce Terrell
Office Location: Forbes, Room 266
Office Number: (470) 639-0668
The vision of the Department of Kinesiology, Sports Studies & Physical Education is to offer premier science- and evidence-based academic programs. Moreover, the department’s goals are to promote optimal health, overall well-being, and physical activity through innovative teaching, research, and creative professional development activities related to improving wellness and quality of life in a global society.
The mission of the Department of Kinesiology, Sports Studies & Physical Education is to provide high-quality educational experiences that will enhance students’ perspectives of the field and instill an appreciation for the promotion of quality health, wellness, nutrition, sport-related activity, and physical fitness. We support the interests and development of future professionals seeking knowledge in multiple disciplines related to human performance, recreation and leisure services, teaching, coaching, and sport management.