Academic Departments

The School of Education, Health, and Human Performance at the College of Charleston consists of two academic departments:

  • The Department of Teacher Education prepares teachers to meet the educational needs of children and youth in the areas of early childhood, elementary, foreign language, middle level, secondary, and special education. The curriculum involves coursework on campus as well as field experiences and clinical practice in diverse school settings.
  • Within the Department of Health and Human Performance, we consider the study of health and performance as essential components of any education. The Department of Health and Human Performance offers majors in exercise science, physical education teacher education, and public health, as well as a minor in coaching. The Department also offers a wide range of activity courses that enrich the overall student experience at the College of Charleston.