Health and Human Performance

Degree to be earned: 
B.S.

health students in class

Major Courses

  • BIO 235 - Human Physiology
  • ATR 171 - Acute Care of Injury and Illness
  • ATR 213 - Anatomy for Orthopedic Assessment
  • HHP 116 - Health and Wellness
  • HHP 121 - Recreational Activities Through the Lifespan
  • HHP 211 - History of Fitness and Sport
  • HHP 240 - Community Health
  • HHp 302 - Administration of Sport, Finess and Recreation
  • HHP 306 - Nutrition
  • HHP 313 - Measurement and Evaluation of Human Performance
  • HHP 317 - Early Movement Experiences
  • HHP 444 - Biomechanics of Sport Skills
  • HHP 454 - Adaptive Physical Education

Exercise Science Concentration

  • ATR 477 - Anatomy and Kinesiology
  • ATR 389 - Principles of Strength, Conditioning and Exercise Prescription
  • HSC 487 Exercise Physiology
  • PSY 406 - Sport Psychology
  • HHP 307 Nutrition II
  • HHP 490 - Senior Capstone

Health and Physical Education Concentration

  • HHP 318 - Methods in Elementary Physical Education
  • HHP 322 - Methods in Secondary Physical Education
  • HHP 343 - Methods of Teaching Health
  • HHP 314 - Administration of School Health Programs
  • HHP 250 - Health, Safety and Nutrition: Early Childhood
  • 4 courses from the following: Teaching of Dance and Gymnastics, Teaching of Soccer, Teaching of Volleyball, Teaching of Softball, Teaching of Tennis, Teaching of Swimming

Student teaching would fulfill the Senior Capstone experience for those students completing multi-age teaching licensure. Students must complete one of the concentrations to complete the major.

Provisional Teaching Licensure:
The State of Ohio offers multi-age (K-12) teaching licenses in physical education and health. These licenses allow the graduate to participate in an entry level program in a school setting. To qualify candidates must complete requirements prescribed by the Human Performance and Sports Studies Department and by the School of Education. They must plan their academic programs carefully so that graduation and licensure requirements will be completed in a timely manner.