What We Do Welcome Department of Health, Nutrition and Physical Education offers Associate of Arts (A.A.) Degrees in Health Education, Physical Education, Food Science, and Dietetics. A Dietetics Certificate is also available. In addition, the Department offers a variety of health, physical fitness, and sport skills classes to enhance your well being. For information about the Dietetics and Food Science programs, see:Natalie Webb, Nutrition Coordinator301firstname.lastname@example.org 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 promotes goals set forward by their national organization, the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (AAHPERD). Vision The Department of Health, Nutrition and Physical Education is a leading community resource that offers innovative programs and courses in health, nutrition and physical activity. We will educate and empower individuals with knowledge and opportunities, which will enhance the development and maintenance of a healthy lifestyle. Our courses and programs will address current and emerging health issues that adversely affect the population most at risk for health disparities.