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Degree Programs

Students who are interested in a major in the field of Health and Sports Science Education have two degree programs from which to choose:

  1. Bachelor of Science in Education
  2. Bachelor of Science
Option I: Choosing a minor of a minimum of 20 hours
Option II: Completing a major/minor in “Health and Fitness Management”
COURSES REQUIRED OF STUDENTS DESIRING TO OBTAIN COACHING AND/OR TEACHING CREDENTIALS ARE SHOWN IN THE CHART BELOW:

Parentheses around a number means that the course would also count for general education credit, as well as for the major. The courses that are required on this degree would also be the ones that are required for standard certification in Health and Physical Education.

B.S.Ed. HEALTH AND SPORTS SCIENCE EDUCATION MAJOR
H.Ed. 1252 Introduction to Health and Physical Education 2
PER 1462 Concepts of Aerobics 2
H.Ed.1822 Nutrition 2
H.Ed. 2102 School and Community Health 2
H.Ed. 2211 Injuries and First Aid (1)
H.Ed. 222l Advanced First Aid 1
H.Ed. 2303 Wellness Concepts (3)
H.Ed.3103 Care and Prevention of Athletic Injuries 3
H.Ed. 3112 Adapted Physical Education 2
BIOL 3184 Human Anatomy 4
PER 3632 Sports Officiating 2
PER 3650 Elementary School Health and Physical Education 3
PER 3693 Physiology of Exercise 3
H.Ed.4112 Organization & Administration of HPE 2
H.Ed.4223 Teachers’ Course 3
PER 4603 Kinesiology/Motor Learning 3
PE 2601 Techniques of Teaching Team Sports 1
PE 2611 Techniques of Teaching Indiv/Dual Sports 1
PE 2621 Techniques of Teaching Rhythms & Aquatics 1
Elective HPE Theory 2
TOTAL HOURS 43

Students who choose the education route must also meet all of the requirements of the Education Department including admission to Teacher Education, passing all required examinations and meeting minimum grade point averages. In addition, twenty-four hours of course work must be completed before enrolling in the ten hours of student teaching required in their last semester before graduation. Students should also look at the Assessment Information for Teacher Education Portfolios.

OPTION I:
B.S. HEALTH AND SPORTS SCIENCE EDUCATION
Course Major Minor
PER 1462 Concepts of Aerobics 2 2
H.Ed. 1822 Nutrition 2 2
H.Ed. 2102 School and Community Health 2
H.Ed. 2211 Injuries and First Aid (1) (1)
H.Ed. 2221 Advanced First Aid 1
H.Ed. 2303 Wellness Concepts (3) (3)
H.Ed. 3103 Care & Prevention of Athletic Injuries 3 3
H.Ed. 3112 Adapted Physical Education 2 2
PER 3662 Recreational Leadership 2 2
H.Ed. 4112 Organization & Administration of HPE 2
PER 4502 Legal Liability in Sport and Recreation 2 2
PER 4603 Kinesiology/Motor Learning 3
PER 4622 Organization & Management of Intramural Sports 2 2
Elective Health and Physical Education (see HPE Advisor) 13 2
TOTAL HOURS 40 22

NOTE: With this degree a minor of a minimum of twenty hours must be selected.

OPTION II:
B.S. HEALTH AND FITNESS MANAGEMENT
Course Major/Minor
CHEM. 1105 or CHEM 1115 (5)
H.Ed. 1252 Introduction to Health and Physical Education 2
PER 1462 Concepts of Aerobics 2
H.Ed. 1842 Sports Nutrition 2
PSYCH. 2113 Psychology of Adjustment 3
ACCT 2123 Financial Accounting I 3
H.Ed. 2211 Injuries and First Aid (1)
H.Ed. 2221 Advanced First Aid 1
H.Ed. 2303 Wellness Concepts (3)
BUS 3043 Principles of Marketing 3
G.BUS 3063 Principles of Management 3
H.Ed. 3103 Care and Prevention of Athletic Injuries 3
BIO 3184 Human Anatomy (or Applied Anatomy) 4
H.Ed. 3112 Adapted Physical Education 2
MSCOM 3463 Introduction to Public Relations 3
H.Ed. 3202 Therapeutic Recreation 2
H.Ed. 3212 Fitness Assessment and Exercise Prescription 2
H.Ed. 3221 Teaching Community Activities I 1
H.Ed. 3231 Teaching Community Activities II 1
PER 3693 Physiology of Exercise 3
H.Ed. 4233 Internship I 3
H.Ed. 4243 Internship II 3
Selected Electives * 11
TOTAL HOURS 60

*See HSSE Advisor to schedule elective hours.


ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS FOR
THE HEALTH AND FITNESS MANAGEMENT OPTION:
CPR Certification
Computer Proficiency
Mid-Level Assessment after 30 hours of prescribed courses