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
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:
- Bachelor of Science in Fitness and Human Performance with EC-12 Physical Education Certification;
- Exercise Science;
- Health Promotion;
- Pre-Physical Therapy;
- Pre-Physician’s Assistant;
- Pre-Occupational Therapy; and
- Pre-Chiropractic Medicine.
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
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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.
- How to Apply as a Freshman Student
- How to Apply as a Transfer Student
- How to Apply as an International Student
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.
Fitness and Human Performance, B.S.
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.
Deadlines for Applying
- Freshman Deadlines
Priority - July 15
Final - August 1
Priority - November 1
Final - December 1
Priority - March 1
Final (Summer Session I & II) - May 1
- Transfer Deadlines
Summer 2024Priority - May 1
Summer I Final - May 22
Summer II Final - June 28
Fall 2024Priority - August 1
Final - August 12
Returning UHCL Students - August 14
Spring 2025Priority - December 1
Final - January 6
Returning UHCL Students - January 8
- International Deadlines
Deadline - May 1
Deadline - October 1
Deadline - April 1
For more information regarding deferring your application, please visit Deferring International Admission.
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
*International freshmen applicants will not be accepted for Summer semester.
Accreditations and Distinctions
The National Strength and Conditioning Association has recognized the Fitness and Human Performance curriculum as preparing students for successful entrance into the career field.