The Department of Physical Education, Sport and Human Performance is comprised of four separate degree programs and two minors. The department offers Bachelor of Science degrees in Athletic Training, Exercise Science, Physical Education Teacher Education (PETE), and Sport Management. The Exercise Science, Teacher Certification, and Sport Management degree programs are housed in the Lois Rhame West Center. The Athletic Training program is jointly housed in the West Center and Winthrop Coliseum. Also, the Master of Science in Sport and Fitness Administration graduate program is also housed in the department.
The Department has over 425 undergraduate and graduate students enrolled in five different programs. Departmental offices are in the state-of-the-arts Lois Rhame West Health, Physical Education, and Wellness Center. The West Center is 137,000 square feet of academic and recreational green space. The building features fully equipped athletic training education and exercise science laboratories along with five wired classrooms, a computer room, four gymnasiums, two activity spaces, four racquetball courts, a competitive swimming pool, a climbing wall, weight room and cardio equipment throughout the building.