Human Performance Studies

Associate of Science

School: Nursing, Health and Wellness

Dean: Maureen Kroning,

Program Director: Patricia Zodda,

Support Staff: Erin Wik,

Location: Fieldhouse, Room 5121, Phone: 845-574-4451

Degrees Offered:

Associate of Science (AS): Human Performance Studies

Program Description:

The goal of the program is to provide students with a foundation that introduces them to the physical education and exercise science field of study. Students will be encouraged to become involved on campus in a variety of activities such as athletics, intramurals and club programs.

Program Learning Outcomes:

Upon successful completion of this program, students will be able to:

  • Generate fitness activities that are developmentally appropriate and safe
  • Identify culture, social, psychological, and historical impact exercise and sport has on a profession in the fitness and wellness field
  • Interpret research relevant to the field of Human Performance
  • Express the importance of integrating all dimensions of wellness into health behaviors
  • Apply evidence based critical thinking relevant to the field of study
  • Apply principles of human movement in a variety of activities