Department of Health, Nutrition and
Physical Education
Health Sciences Division

301-322-0504 - Main Office, Room N-104
301-322-0514 - Department Chairperson
Office Hours:   7:30 am - 3:30 pm

 
Novak Field House


Welcome.  Department of Health, Nutrition and Physical Education offers Associate of Arts (A.A.) Degrees in Health Education (curriculum code 230),  Physical Education (curriculum code 270) and Food Science and Dietetics.  A Dietetics Certificate is available also.  For more information concerning these degrees and certificates, please refer to the General Studies Program area in the catalog.  The Department also offers a variety of health, physical fitness, and sport skills classes to enhance your well being.

Mission.   The mission of the Department of Health, Nutrition and Physical Education is to develop and promote physical fitness, wellness and healthy lifestyles.  The focus of all department offerings is on participation in activities that improve health and on developing knowledge in areas that encourage sound practices for life long wellness, and on educating teachers and fitness professionals.  The faculty consistently promote goals set forward by their national organization, the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (AAHPERD).