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Health and Human Performance - Public Health Education (BS)

This program was approved for students entering the university in the Summer 2009 - Spring 2010 catalog year. For more information about catalog year, go to Catalog Year Information.

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

Major: HHP

Degree: BS

Concentration: PHE

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 Public Health Education

Type Semester
HSS 200 Exploring Health and Prevention Science 3  
HSS 310 Healthy Lifestyles II  
HSS 383 Health Principles & Practice  
HSS 430 Epidemiology of Health  
HSS 432 Biostatistics in Health  
HSS 434 Public Health Education Methods  
HSS 501 Stress & Tension Control  
HSS 503 Obesity: Causes and Control  
HSS 531 Leadership in Health  
Electives (consult advisor) 26  
Minimum Total   123
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