Allied Health Sciences
EXERCISE SCIENCE PROGRAM
The Exercise Science program at Baker University seeks to develop outstanding entry-level professionals in the field of exercise science who possess a solid foundation in theory and application of exercise science principles. Through coursework and connected learning experiences, the curriculum is designed to promote professional competence, critical thinking skills, effective written and oral communication, professional interaction, ethical decision making, and professional and personal development.
Each area has a set of 10 committee members engaging the department or program to be supported. If committee positions are open, the Wildcats for Education Committee is looking for more enthusiastic alumni and friends of Baker University fo foster the liberal arts in these targeted ways.
HEALTH HUMANITIES PROGRAM
Health Humanities is a multi-disciplinary major that brings together the arts and the sciences. Students majoring in Health Humanities become well-rounded practitioners who understand the individual and community benefits to a whole-person approach to health care. The flexible curriculum encourages students to develop their individual interests and prepares them for a variety of careers, such as health care administration, health promotions, patient care coordination, patient advocacy, or pharmaceutical sales. Health Humanities graduates can work for nonprofit organizations, state or federal government, hospitals, medical offices, and insurance companies. With further education, training, or certification, Health Humanities graduates can go on to become art therapists, medical illustrators, medical librarians, medical historians, and health lawyers.
The Public Health program at Baker University seeks to develop outstanding entry-level professionals in the field of public health by preparing students to understand and critically analyze public health issues,to recognize the importance of health disparities, and to understand the local, national, and global dimensions of public health issues, Through coursework and connected learning experiences, the curriculum in designed to provide students with the knowledge and skills to improve health and quality of life through the population-based prevention and treatment of disease and health conditions, surveillance of cases, and promotion of health behaviors from an evidence-based framework.