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Curriculum Check Sheet:This is a downloadable file that allows students to save to their computer or print from home in order to track their progress through this program.

For descriptions of individual courses, please see the Undergraduate Catalog.

Liberal Studies: As outlined in Liberal Studies section with the following specifications: Total credits: 47

English Composition: 6 cr, ENGL 101, ENGL 202

Mathematics: 6 cr, MATH 101, MATH 217

Humanities: 9 cr, HIST 196, 197, or 198; ENGL 121, 210, or FNLG 121; PHIL 101, 120, 221, 222, 223, RLST 100, 110, 250 or 290

Fine Arts (choose one): 3 cr, ARHI 101, MUHI 101, THTR 101, THTR 102

Natural Science: 8 cr, BIOL 104-106, CHEM 101-102

Social Science: 9 cr, PSYC 101, SOC 151, Global and Multicultural Awareness

Health and Wellness: 3 cr, HPED 143, FDNT 143, or NURS 143

Liberal Studies Elective: 3 cr, FDNT 145

Major:

Core Requirements: 23 credits
Course No. Course Name Credits
HPED 142 Foundations of Health, Physical Education, and Sport 3cr
HPED 175 Prevention and Care of Injuries to the Physically Active 2cr
HPED 209 Motor Behavior 3cr
HPED 221 Human Structure and Function 3cr
HPED 341 Evaluation in Health and Physical Education 3cr
HPED 343 Physiology of Exercise 3cr
HPED 344 Adapted Physical Activity & Sport 3cr
HPED 441 Psychosocial Implications for Health and Physical Education 3cr
Exercise Science Requirements: 50 credits
Course No. Course name Credits
BIOL 151 Human Physiology 4cr
HPED 261 or
HPED 263
Water Safety Instructoror
Aquatics
1cr
HPED 285 Group/Individual Exercise Leadership 3cr
HPED 286 Strength/Personal Training Practiuum 2cr
HPED 315 Biomechanics 3cr
HPED 347 Physiology of Exercise Lab 1cr
HPED 375 Physiological Basis of Strength Training 3cr
HPED 410 Exercise Prescription 3cr
HPED 411 Physical Fitness Appraisal 3cr
HPED 413 Physical Activity and Aging 3cr
HPED 414 Exercise Electrocardiography 3cr
HPED 415 Lifestyle Behavior Modification 3cr
HPED 416 Functional Training in Strength and Conditioning 3cr
HPED 492 Health Fitness Instruction 3cr
HPED 493 Exercise Science Internship 9cr
PHYS 151 Medical Physics Lecture 3cr

Total Degree Requirements: 120

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