Applied Professional Studies

Office: E336 Thompson Hall

(716) 673-4959

Penny Hite, Chairperson



The Department of Applied Professional Studies offers a variety of major and minor programs emphasizing lifetime wellness, personal health and well-being. Wellness courses are offered to enhance the quality of life of students and to develop skills in physical activities that can be continued for a lifetime. Health enhancement courses such as "Stress Management, Fitness and Nutrition", and "Wellness and Health Promotion" encourage students to take an active responsibility in managing their health.

The following programs are included within the Department of Applied Professional Studies:

  • Bachelor of Science in Sport Management
  • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration: Music Industry
  • Minor in Athletic Coaching

The following Interdisciplinary Studies programs are affiliated with the department:

  • Interdisciplinary Studies Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science: Sport Psychology track
  • Interdisciplinary Studies minor: Sport Administration
  • Interdisciplinary Studies minor: Sport & Exercise Science