Minor in Exercise Science

Exercise Science – Where the Gym Meets the Classroom

Do you love your personal fitness tracker? Do you volunteer to coach youth sports in your spare time? Do you believe in encouraging others to pursue athletic excellence as a way to improve your long-term health? Then we’d encourage you to obtain a minor in Exercise Science from the University of Houston – Clear Lake! Your studies will have you investigating topics ranging from physiology and physical fitness standards to nutrition, sports medicine and beyond

Calling All Future Gym Teachers, Personal Trainers and Sports Scientists

Your education will benefit from your time in the UHCL Exercise and Health Sciences program. Your committed teachers possess real-world experience as strength and conditioning coaches, researchers and exercise scientists. This 15-hour minor will serve you well in a variety of health-related fields, as well as laying a sturdy foundation for a master’s degree or Ph.D.

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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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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 College of Human Sciences and Humanities holds a number of specialized accreditations, including accreditations and approval from the Commission of Accreditation for Marriage and Family Therapy Education; the Association for Behavioral Analysis International; the National Association of School Psychologists. The Council on Social Work Education has also accredited our bachelor’s degree in social work. Our Fitness and Human Performance curriculum has been recognized by the National Strength and Conditioning Association for preparing students to successfully enter into the career field. The Human Factors Certificate and Applied Cognitive Psychology Program are accredited by the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society.


Minor in Exercise Science 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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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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