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Human Performance

If you are passionate about a career in the exciting world of sports and fitness, the human performance minor will prepare you for success.


  • While open to all majors, this minor pairs especially well with business administration majors pursuing a concentration in sports management. Working with your advisor, you can customize a plan of study that best suits your specific career goals. 
  • Expert biology faculty will lead you through coursework designed to give you a deeper understanding of the human body and how it functions.  
  • Access hands-on learning opportunities including internships, student-faculty research and community-based projects to develop valuable professional skills applying what you have learned in the classroom to real-world situations. 
  • Explore a variety of career options related to athletics and gain the confidence to enter a competitive professional field.


Students who graduate with a minor in human performance will be uniquely prepared for working in sports and fitness. Depending on your chosen major, you can customize a plan of study that prepares you for a career in sports management, sports marketing, athletic training, physical therapy and more.