Undergraduate Programs

BS Health Education Promotion

This program 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 program has been recognized as the best online bachelor’s program in public health https://www.onlineschoolsreport.com/best-online-public-health-degrees/. It is offered in web-based main campus and 9U off-campus formats.

This degree requires an 18 hr. course of study. Total hours 120. 

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BS K-12 Health & Physical Education licensure

This program of study is designed for student-teacher candidates who plan to teach K-12 health, physical education, and coach. Students interested in teaching in public schools in Arkansas must be licensed by the state in a state-approved subject area. UA Little Rock programs in teacher education are designed to prepare students for licensure. Candidates for licensure must complete the program requirements, pass examinations mandated by the state, and pass a criminal background check. The curriculum is 50% online, a mixture of hybrid and face to face formats.

All students must complete the 18-hour educational minor course of study.  Our BS K-12 Health & Physical Education licensure students are required to take these specific teacher education courses during our required blocks. To enter must have approved ACT test scores or Acuplacer test scores, Block 1 TCED 4383, Block II Elem 2302 & TCED 4321\must pass Praxis 5857\passing score 155, Block III TCED 4330 & HHPS 4600.

Total hours for this program 120.

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18 Hour Minor programs of studies:

Health and Exercise Science Minor

The minor in Health and Exercise Science is designed for students interested in the areas of exercise and fitness. The majority of the courses are offered web-based main campus and hybrid face to face options. This minor requires 18 hours. No Health Education & Promotion students can choose from the following: HHPS 2330, 3422, 3211, 3302, 3372, 3377, 3401, 3402, 3410, 3412, 4379, and 4384.

  • Our Health Education & Promotion majors ONLY choose 18 hrs. from the following courses for their Health & Exercise Science Minor: HHPS 2330, HHPS 3311, HHPS 3402, HHPS 4384, HHPS 3440, HHPS 3441, HHPS 3402, HHPS 3302 .
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Sport Management Minor

The minor in Sport Management is designed for students interested in the areas of sport facility management, sports industry, and sports marketing. This minor requires 18 hours. It is offered in web-based main campus and 9U off-campus. You can choose from the following: HHPS 2330, 3331, 3332, 3330, 3334, 3335, and HHPS 4399

Health Science Minor (Health Education Promotion majors can not choose) 

This Minor is designed for students interested in health education. This minor requires 18 or 19 credit hours which should include the following courses. The course format is web-based main campus and 9U off-campus.

  • 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 4382 Cultural Competencies
  • 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 Program

 

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