Department of
Health, Physical Education, & Recreation

 

Undergraduate Programs


Bachelor of Science, Athletic Training

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Bachelor of Science, Health Education

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Bachelor of Science, Health Promotion

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Bachelor of Science, Physical Education

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Bachelor of Science, Recreation

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Minors in Coaching Education, Health, Physical Education, or Recreation

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Graduate Programs


Master of Science, Health, Physical Education, and Recreation

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Licensure - Online Health Education

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Minors in Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Coaching

A minor (non-teaching) consists of a minimum of 15 hours. Students electing a minor should, not later than the second semester of the sophomore year, consult with the chair of the department for the assignment of an advisor. The advisor will work with the student in the development of a minor program contract. Specific course requirements follow.


Coaching Education Minor

Required Courses (18 hours):

PE 305 Theory and Principles of Coaching 3 hours
PE 320 Principles of Strength and Conditioning 2 hours
PE 345 Prevention and Care of Athletic Injuries 3 hours
PE 420 Psychology of Sport 2 hours
PE 540 Coaching Education Practicum 2 hours
Select two from the following fundamentals of coaching classes:
PE 350 Fundamentals of Coaching of Baseball 3 hours
PE 351 Fundamentals of Coaching of Basketball 3 hours
PE 352 Fundamentals of Coaching of Football 3 hours
PE 354 Fundamentals of Coaching of Track 3 hours
PE 355 Fundamentals of Coaching of Volleyball 3 hours
PE 356 Fundamentals of Coaching of Softball 3 hours
PE 357 Fundamentals of Coaching Soccer 3 hours
PE 358 Fundamentals of Coaching Tennis/Golf 3 hours
Total Hours: 18 hours

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Health Minor

This non-teaching minor consists of 15 hours.

Required Courses (6 hours):

HL 150 Critical Health Issues and Decisions in Society 3 hours
HL 355 Health Promotion Protection Management 3 hours

 

Elective courses (minimum of 9 credit hours):

The remaining theory courses needed to complete the 15 hours are to be selected in terms of the student’s area of interest and in consultation with and approval of the minor advisor and chair of the department. The following courses are available to choose from.

HL 155 First Aid and Personal Safety 2 hours
HL 250 Introduction to Health Promotion 3 hours
HL 344 Modifying Health Behavior 3 hours
HL 350 Health Risk Factors 3 hours
HL 356 Health Fitness Instruction and Leadership 2 hours
HL 450 School Health Programs 3 hours
HL 458 Teaching Human Sexuality Education 3 hours
PE 320 Principles of Strength and Conditioning 2 hours

A student must have a GPA of 2.75 and no grade lower than a “C” in all of the above required courses.


Physical Education Minor

This non-teaching minor consists of 15 hours.

Required Courses (8 hours):

PE 320 Principles of Strength and Conditioning 2 hours
PE 360 Physiology of Exercise 3 hours
PE 362 Kinesiology 3 hours
Select two of the following courses (2 hours):
PE 161 Foundations of PE: Field Sports 1 hour
PE 162 Foundations of PE: Individual Activities 1 hour
PE 163 Foundations of PE: Court Sports 1 hour
PE 164 Foundations of PE: Outdoor Activities 1 hour
PE 167 Foundations of PE: Activity Trends 1 hour
Select one of the following courses (2-3 hours):
HL 155 First Aid and Personal Safety 2 hours
PE 268 Instructional Principles in Physical Education 3 hours
PE 381 Health/PE for Elementary Teachers 2 hours

Elective Courses (minimum of 2 hours):

The remaining theory courses needed to complete 15 hours are to be selected in terms of the student’s area of interest and in consultation with and approval of the minor advisor and chair of the department.

ZO 200/201, Anatomy and Physiology/Lab are prerequisites for PE 360 and PE 362.

A student must have a GPA of 2.75 and no grade lower than a “C” in all of the above required courses.


Recreation Minor

This non-teaching minor consists of 15 hours.

Required Courses (9 credit hours):

RC 100 Introduction to Recreation 3 hours
RC 360 Facility Management in Recreation 3 hours
RC 389 Program Design & Promotion in Recreation 3 hours

Elective Courses (6 credit hours):

The remaining courses needed to complete 15 hours are to be selected in terms of the student's area of interest and in consultation with and approval of the minor advisor.