“Physical fitness is not only one of the most important keys to a healthy body, it is the basis of dynamic and creative intellectual activity.” John F. Kennedy

Have you ever considered being a Physical Education Teacher or a Coach? Maybe you have thought about being a Sports Manager, an Athletic Director, or simply a Sports Agent or Talent Scout?

If you decide to pursue a major or minor within the Health and Human Performance Department, the possibilities are endless!

While studying Health & Human Performance (HHP) you will utilize numerous facilities including the King Center, weight room, pool, racquetball court, Fred Selfe Stadium, golf course, volleyball sand pit, tennis courts, and Brooks Field House as well as a range of outdoor recreation opportunities that enable students to learn and teach in various settings.

In class, HHP students grapple with significant issues in areas such as sport leadership, marketing, fundraising, health, physical education, liability, wellness and ethical behavior. Outside class, many forms of hands-on experience are available for teaching practical
applications.

Degrees

  • Bachelor of Arts, Health and Physical Education- Teacher Preparation

    To permit persons to choose areas of study related to health and human performance which will support their vocational and/or professional goals.

  • Bachelor of Arts, Human Performance

    To permit persons to choose areas of study related to health and human performance which will support their vocational and/or professional goals. Requirements: Required courses are,. In consul

  • Minor, Human Performance

    A student may minor in human performance by completing six courses: 211, 220, 222, 231 or 336, 251, and 412. In addition, minors must take five activity courses. Any substitution of courses in the minor must be approved by the department chair.

  • Bachelor of Arts, Human Performance- Sports Management

    To prepare students for business-related careers in the sport field.

  • Minor, Sports Management

    A student may minor in sport management by completing six courses: 211, 324, 336, 360, 430, and 470. In addition, minors must take five activity courses. Any substitution of courses in the minor must be approved by the department chair.