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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 Sciences 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: Susie Hook at smhook@ualr.edu or 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 Sciences 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 HSCI 3422, 3210, and 3220 plus 12 upper-level hours from the courses required for the major in Health Sciences with emphasis in Health and Exercise Science.

  • HSCI 3210 Individual Sports
  • HSCI 3422 Exercise, Wellness, & Lifestyles
  • HSCI 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.

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