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Vickie Britton

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Division of Health, Exercise & Sport Science
School of Education



  • MA, Health and Exercise Science, Furman University
  • BS, Health and Physical Education, Bob Jones University


  • Advanced Concepts in Personal Training I (ESS 260)
  • Advanced Concepts in Personal Training II (ESS 261)
  • Exercise Science Internship (ESS 450)
  • Exercise Science Practicum I (ESS 333)
  • Exercise Science Practicum II (ESS 334)
  • Exercise Testing & Prescription (ESS 300)
  • Health Education & Physical Activity (ESS 205)
  • Wellness Concepts (ESS 106)

About Vickie

Vickie Britton completed an undergraduate degree in Physical Education from Bob Jones University in 1981.  She went on to teach high school physical education, coach and serve as girls’ athletic director at Bob Jones Academy for 23 years.   Vickie received her graduate degree in Health and Exercise Science in 2003 from Furman University in Greenville, SC.  Vickie currently works as an assistant professor at Bob Jones University where she teaches in the Division of Health, Exercise  and Sport Science. Vickkie is starting her 11th year teaching at the university level.   The courses she has taught include: First Aid & Safety, Wellness Concepts, Health Education and Physical Acticity, Coaching Volleyball, Teaching Racquet Sports, Therapeutic Recreation, Exercise Testing and Prescription, Physiology of Exercise, Group Exercise Practicum, Exercise Science Practicum and  Exercise Science Internship. Vickie works closely with the Exercise Science  majors and advises the junior and senior students.

Vickie is extremely passionate about health and fitness and this passion is evident both inside and outside of the classroom.  She has written several articles on health, fitness and nutrition for the BJU Accord (a local campus publication). She is a women’s seminar speaker on health and fitness and lectures on physical education and fitness at education conferences. Vickie is certified as a personal trainer and a sport nutrition specialist with the National Council on Strength and Fitness.  She is also a certified exercise physiologist with the American College of Sports Medicine.  She has worked as a personal trainer for 20 years and has helped numerous clients achieve personal health and fitness goals. 

Vickie has competed in basketball, volleyball, track and field and archery.  She is a member of the Greenville Track club and has completed hundreds of road and trail races which include 13 marathons and one 38 mile endurance challenge.  Vickie currently resides in Taylors, SC with her husband Steve. They enjoy spending time with their new grandchild!