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Health and Human Performance - Physical Education (BS)

This program was approved for students entering the university in the Fall 2008 - Summer 2009 catalog year. For more information about catalog year, go to Catalog Year Information.

Bachelor of Science in Health and Human Performance - Physical Education (BS)

Major: HHP

Degree: BS

Concentration: PED

Department: HSS

Unit: College of Education and Human Development

All students completing the Bachelor of Science degree in Health and Human Performance must complete the Core classes, program requirements, and at least one area of concentration, and appropriate related and supporting courses. A minimum of 123 hours with an overall GPA of 2.25 is required. Only one ā€œDā€ will be accepted in SPAD or HSS course(s).

Type Total
University-wide General Education requirements 34

Program Requirements

Type Semester
HSS 181 Academic Orientation 1  
HSS 101-167 Physical Education Activity Courses 2  
HSS 184 Healthy Lifestyles I 3  
Total   6

Core Classes

Type Semester
HSS 180 First Aid and Safety Education 3  
HSS 202 Human Anatomy and Physiology 3  
HSS 293 Social and Psychological Dimensions of
Physical Activity

HSS 302 Nutrition in Healthy Living

OR HSS 303 Human Nutrition

HSS 320 Growth and Motor Development Across Lifespan 3  
HSS 377 HSS Tests and Measurement 3  
HSS 387 Biomechanics 3  
HSS 394 Intro to Exercise Science 3  
HSS 418 Diverse Populations in Physical Activity and Health 3  
HSS 492 Cooperative Internship/Practicum in HSS 3  


Concentration in Physical Education

Type Semester
HSS 270 History and Foundations of HSS 3  
HSS 326 Rhythm and Dance  
HSS 410 Theory of Sport Pedagogy  
HSS 411 Theory and Analysis of Team Sport Skills  
HSS 412 Theory and Analysis of Indiv Sport Skills  
Electives (consult advisor) 38  
Minimum Total   123
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