Undergraduate Programs

Bachelor of Science in Education Degree with a Major in Physical Education


The HHPR Department offers courses in the theory and practice of physical education for the preparation of teachers and athletic coaches. Students earning a major in physical education will complete courses in the theory and practice of physical education to be prepared to teach physical education grades PreK-12. Students choosing to complete a minor must select one from a discipline appropriate to teacher preparation. Professional education courses are required for all students.

Bachelor of Science Degree with a Major in Exercise Science


Those students pursuing the degree Bachelor of Science with a major in Exercise Science will complete courses in theory and practice of exercise testing and prescription. In addition to the core and recommended electives, students may pursue a suggested minor in Interdisciplinary Gerontology or Public Health. A minimum grade point average of 2.75 is required within the Exercise Science program.

 

Bachelor of Science Degree with a Major in Recreation Services, Sport and Hospitality Management


A nationally accredited program, the Bachelor of Science in Recreation Services, Sport and Hospitality Management offered by the Department of Health, Human Performance and Recreation prepares students to work in the ever-growing field of recreation. In addition to the core, students complete an emphasis area. An internship is also required.  Recreation Internship Manual (PDF) 

Areas of Emphases

In addition to the core, students must complete an emphasis area.

  • Hospitality Management

This emphasis provides students with the skills needed to be professionals in the hospitality field.

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  • Therapeutic Recreation

This emphasis prepares students for leadership positions in various private and community-based healthcare facilities delivering care to individuals with varying disabilities. 

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  • Community & Worksite Wellness

This emphasis prepares students to advocate and create a culture of wellness both in a community setting as well as the workplace.

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  • Recreation & Sport Management

This emphasis provides students with the skills needed to work in the ever-growing field of recreation and sport industries.

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