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Sport and Exercise Science Program Mission Statement
It is the mission of the Department of Sport and Exercise Science at Jacksonville University to prepare undergraduate students with the skills necessary to enter professional occupations in the multifaceted human movement industry. We strive to develop future leaders with an emphasis on diversity, promoting intellectual inquiry, while serving the university and the community at large. We provide an engaging and challenging learning environment that endows our students with the theoretical knowledge base and practical skills necessary to thrive professionally.
The Sport and Exercise Science Program is dedicated to developing lifelong learners committed to personal and professional excellence. The following ideals are emphasized throughout the program:
·         Promotion of leadership, scholarship and professional competence in multiple specializations
·         Provision of a challenging and reflective learning environment focused on academic distinction
·         Focused classroom atmosphere on developing intellectual creativity and critical thinking skills
·         Faculty dedicated to excellence in teaching, advising, service, and scholarship
·         Promotion of physically active lifestyles and sound nutritional practices
·         Committed to the promotion of diversity and equality