Fitness and Human Performance B.S.

Strengthen Your Mind

Strengthen your academic core by seeking a Bachelor of Science in Fitness and Human Performance at University of Houston-Clear Lake. Offered through the College of Human Sciences and Humanities, the program will introduce you to the fundamental scientific aspects of exercise, completing advanced courses in exercise physiology, nutrition, biomechanics, resistance exercise, health promotion, peak athletic performance, and physical fitness.

Faculty strive to provide a strong academic and practical knowledge base to work in a variety of exercise and health-related careers or to pursue research or clinical graduate degrees. You can choose from several concentrations:

Take Off on the Right Track to Success

Fitness and Human Performance classes are offered through online, hybrid, and on-campus coursework, including fundamental scientific aspects of exercise, advanced courses in physiology, nutrition, biomechanics, resistance exercise, and health promotion. Graduates currently hold jobs as physical education teachers and coaches in public and private schools and strength and conditioning coaches in the NBA, NFL, MLB and at the collegiate level. Others work as exercise physiologists, health promotion coordinators, fitness specialists and personal trainers. This degree prepares students for graduate studies in physical therapy, occupational therapy, medicine, and doctoral research programs.

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Admission Requirements

University of Houston-Clear Lake's College of Human Science and Humanities wants to help you reach your educational goals. Discover the admissions requirements that will let you become the next UHCL Hawk.



Degree Requirements

This degree has a specific set of courses you’ll need to complete before you can graduate from University of Houston-Clear Lake. Learn more about the classes that will help you complete the requirements of this degree. 


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Cost Information

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Deadlines for Applying

  • Freshman Deadlines
  • Fall

    Priority - February 1
    Final - August 1

  • Spring

    Priority - September 1
    Final - December 1


  • Transfer Deadlines
  • Spring 2018
    Priority – January 4
    Final – January 16
  • Summer 2018
    Priority Deadline (Summer I and II)– May 22
    Final (Summer I) – June 5
    Final (Summer II) – July 9
  • Fall 2018
    Priority – August 13
    Final – August 27

Summer I and II Priority Application deadline for undergraduate transfer, former and non-degree seeking undergraduate/graduate students. Students who apply after this date must submit all required documentation with their paper application in the Office of Admissions and will be processed for late registration.
  • International Deadlines
  • Fall

    Priority – March 1
    Final  – June 1

  • Spring*

    Priority – August 1
    Final – November 1

  • Summer

    Priority – February 1
    Final – April 1

*The application deadline for Spring 2018 Undergraduate applicants has been extended to December 13, 2017. Students who are in the U.S. and interested in applying for the Spring 2018 semester should contact dumbre@uhcl.edu for the application and application requirements. Students will not be able to apply online for the Spring 2018 semester.

Students interested in qualifying for scholarships &/or applying for visas outside the U.S. should apply and submit the application documents/test scores by the priority deadline

Freshman will not be accepted for Summer semester


Locations

  University of Houston-Clear Lake
 

University of Houston-Clear Lake

2700 Bay Area Blvd
Houston, TX 77058
Phone: 281-283-7600

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Accreditations and Distinctions

The National Strength and Conditioning Association officially recognizes University of Houston-Clear Lake's Fitness and Human Performance Program.


Fitness and Human Performance B.S. Faculty

William E. Amonette
William E. Amonette

William E. Amonette

Associate Professor in Exercise and Health Sciences,
Human Sciences and Humanities

Contact number: 281-283-3381
Email: amonette@uhcl.edu
Office: SSCB 2109.09

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Jason Bentley
Jason Bentley

Jason Bentley

Visiting Lecturer of Fitness and Human Performance,
Human Sciences and Humanities

Contact number: 281-283-3461
Email: bentley@uhcl.edu
Office: SSB 2109.17

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Denise Cazes
Denise Cazes

Denise B. Cazes

Lecturer in Fitness and Human Performance,
Human Sciences and Humanities

Contact number: 281-283-3419
Email: cazes@uhcl.edu
Office: SSCB 2109

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Terry Dupler
Terry Dupler

Terry Dupler

Department Chair of Clinical, Health and Applied Sciences and Associate Professor of Fitness and Human Performance ,
Human Sciences and Humanities

Contact number: 281-283-3389
Email: dupler@uhcl.edu
Office: SSB 2109

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Kirk English

Kirk English

Assistant Professor of Exercise and Health Sciences,
Human Sciences and Humanities

Contact number: 281-283-3313
Email: english@uhcl.edu
Office: Delta Office Annex 11

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Isabelle Kusters
Isabelle Kusters

Isabelle Kusters

Assistant Professor, Exercise and Health Sciences,
Human Sciences and Humanities

Contact number: 281-283-3378
Email: kusters@uhcl.edu
Office: Delta Office Annex #13

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