TheDepartment of Kinesiology, Recreation, and Sport Studies at Coastal Carolina University is dynamic unit of high quality faculty and academic programs that study and promote human movement as applied to current and emerging physical activity, sport, therapeutic, and recreation settings.
The department is currently home to 15 full time faculty and 700 undergraduate students who study within the academic majors of Exercise and Sport Science or Recreation and Sport Management.
Our mission is to provide students with the knowledge, skills, abilities, and attitudes for effective leadership in today’s physical activity, recreation and sport. Our faculty members engage students in hands-on research, community service projects, and field-based leadership opportunities.
Please explore our programs and services, and we hope you decide to join us. We think you will soon discover why our programs are fast-growing, cutting-edge, and first-choice.
Dr. Gibson F. Darden, Professor and Department Chair
In the news:
CCU Exercise Science Program Participates in National Run at Work Day (WBTW news 9/17/2010)
CCU Offers Low Cost Fitness Tests to Community (WMBFnews 9/21/2009)