The Exercise Science department aims to meet the needs of our graduates to function more efficiently as professionals in our discipline and to compare more favorably in today’s job market by providing students with a variety of opportunities to develop a scientific knowledge base, engage in practical experiences, and learn, develop and master social and leadership skills. Students acquiring this knowledge will be prepared to pursue unlimited opportunities through occupations such as teaching, coaching, administration, personal training, physical therapy, as well as other recreational, wellness, and fitness careers. The department also endeavors to provide the students of Fort Lewis College with opportunities to learn and experience the components of healthy living, life-long activities, and sport competition.