The Health, Human Performance and Recreation Department offers five minors for students majoring in another field. Minors include:
CoachingThe coaching minor provides coaching background for both educators and non-educators possessing an interest in athletic coaching. This minor also reflects the opportunities existing in the field of communications and sport.
DanceThe purpose of a dance minor is to provide knowledge and resources for students to be involved in community and commercial dance programs as instructors, facilitators, and directors as well as provide sills for students to become dances sponsors and coaching coaches in school districts.
Exercise ScienceThe purpose of an exercise science minor is to have competent and dedicated professionals teach, research, and serve in the health and wellness field. The minor is designed to complement a number of majors, including but not limited to, physical therapy, nursing, pre-medicine, physical education, and recreation.
RecreationThe recreation minor provides the general recreation background suitable for students majoring in the disciplines of business and marketing and other related fields.
The purpose of the certificate is to provide knowledge and resources for students wanting to lead young people involved in interscholastic youth sports.
The purpose of the Certificate in Dance is to provide knowledge and resources for students to be involved in community and commercial dance programs as instructors, facilitators, and directors as well as provide skills for students to become dance sponsors and coaches within schools.