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Undergraduate Degree Emphasis Areas and Minors

Emphasis in Health Education and Promotion
This course of study is designed to prepare students as health professionals in community health agencies, health maintenance organizations, as well as business and industry wellness programs. It is also designed to assist the entry-level health educator in taking the National Health Education Credentialing examination. This degree requires a minor course of study.

  • Core Curriculum (44 hours)
  • General Health, Human Performance and Sport Management Concentration Area (21 hours)
  • Professional Area Requirements (37 hours)
  • Related Area Requirements (4 hours)
  • Minor (18 hours)

 For information concerning our online Bachelor of Science Health, Human Performance, and Sport Management and Health Education and Promotion degree contact the HHPS department at 501.569.3523.

 

Emphasis in Health and Exercise Science
This emphasis is designed for students who plan to teach physical education, coach or work within the exercise, wellness and fitness industries.  The Bachelor of Sciences emphasis in Health and Exercise Science degree requires a minor course of study.

  • Core Curriculum (44 hours)
  • General Health, Human Performance and Sport Management Concentration Area (8 hours)
  • Professional Area Requirements (55 Hours)
  • Minor (18 hours)

Health and Exercise Science Minor
The minor in Health and Exercise Science is designed for students interested in the areas of exercise and fitness. This minor requires 20 hours consisting of HHPS 3422, 3210, and 3220 plus 12 upper-level hours from the courses required for the major in Health, Human Performance and Sport Management with emphasis in Health and Exercise Science.

  • HHPS 3210 Individual Sports
  • HHPS 3422 Exercise, Wellness, & Lifestyles
  • HHPS 3220 Teaching Team Sports
  • 12 hours of Upper-Level Health and Exercise Science Courses

Health, Human Performance, and Sport Management Minor
The Minor in HHPS is designed for students interested in health education. This minor requires 18 or 19 credit hours which should include the following courses.

  • HHPS 1370 Personal Health
  • HHPS 3401 Nutrition or HHPS 3422 Exercise, Wellness, and Lifestyle or HHPS 3302 Exercise Physiology
  • HHPS 3377 Drug Education K-12 or HHPS 4373 Controversial Issues in Health Education
  • HHPS 4374 Family Life and Sex Education
  • HHPS 4376 Mental Health Education or HHPS 4371 Health Education Concepts and Applications
  • HHPS 3374 Community Health Agencies or HHPS 4378 Organization and Administration of Health Education Programs