HPM Program of Study

HUMAN PERFORMANCE MANAGEMENT MAJOR
 
GENERAL REQUIREMENTS
· WSU Core Requirements (see index).
· Bachelor of Science Degree General Education Requirements (refer to General Requirements for Bachelor of Science).
· 120 semester hours are required for this bachelor’s degree.  Forty of the 120 total hours must be upper division (courses        number 3000 and above).

· A total of 63 credit hours are required for this major.
· A minor is not required.
· Human Performance Management majors must have a 2.25 GPA or better in major courses.  No more than one "D" is         acceptable.  The overall GPA must be 2.00 or better.

 
SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS (2013-2014)
· Completion of 20 core hours
· Fulfillment of internships, special project, and senior seminar (6 hours)
· Completion of one Area of Emphasis (27 - 28 hours)
· Completion of required Support Courses for an Emphasis Area (9 -10 hours) 

CORE COURSES (26 HOURS):
AT 2300, Emergency Response (3)
HLTH SS 1030, Healthy Lifestyles (3)
HLTH 3200, Methods of Health Education (3)
PEP 2200, Foundations of Human Performance Management Professions (2)
PEP 3600, Measurement for Evaluation and Research (3)
SST 3203, Customer Service Techniques (3)
SST 3563, Principles of Supervision (3)
PEP/Rec 2890 or 4890, Cooperative Work (5 hours):
            On-campus  Cooperative Work (1)
            Off-campus Cooperative Work (1)
            Full Time Cooperative Work (3)
Or PEP/Rec 2890 or 4890, Cooperative Work (4) And PEP 4800, Independent Study Project (1)
            AT 4990, Senior Seminar (1)
 
PROFESSIONAL AREAS OF EMPHASIS: A student must complete the required and support courses in either the Wellness or the Sports and Recreation Services Emphasis.
 

  • WELLNESS EMPHASIS            Required Core (25 hours)


HLTH 3000, Foundations of Health Promotion (3)
            NUTR 2320, Food Values, Diet Design, and Health (3)
            NUTR 3020, Sports Nutrition (3) or NUTR 4420, Nutrition and Fitness (3)
PEP 2300, Fitness Evaluation and Exercise Prescription (3)
PEP 3270, Teaching Aerobic Conditioning (2) or PEP 3280 Teaching Neuromuscular Conditioning
            PEP 3450, Structural Kinesiology (3)
            PEP 3500, Biomechanics (3)
PEP 3510, Exercise Physiology (3)
            PEP 4370, Exercise Management for Special Populations (2)
 
Electives: 2  hours total (students may need upper division credit)
            AT 3600, Ergonomics for Health and Safety (2)
HLTH 2400, Mind/Body Wellness (3)
HLTH   3400, Substance Abuse Programs (3)
            HLTH 4700, Wellness Coaching (3)
PEP 3280, Teaching Neuromuscular Conditioning (2) or
PEP 3270 Teaching Aerobic Conditioning (2) if not taken in the core
            NUTR 2220, Prenatal and Infant Nutrition (2)
            NUTR 2420, Childhood and Adolescent Nutrition (2)
            NUTR 3220, Foundations of Diet Therapy (2)
            NUTR 3420, Multicultural Health and Nutrition (3)
NUTR 3020 Sports Nutrition (3) or NUTR 4420,Nutrition and Fitness (3) if not taken in the core
NUTR 3320, Health and Nutrition in the Older Adult (3)
            NUTR 4320, Current Issues in Nutrition (2)
 
            PE 1010, Aerobic Dance (1)
            PE 1040, Walking for Fitness (1)
            PE 1043, Jogging (1)
            PE 1070, Cross Training for Fitness (1)
            PE 1080, Strength Training (1)
PE 1098, Fitness for Life (1)
            PE 1310, Water Aerobics (1)
            PE 1630, Cross-Country Skiing (1)
                                                           
Required Support Courses (10 credit hours)
HTHS LS 1110 Bio-medical Core Lecture (4)
NUTR LS 1020, Science and Application of Human Nutrition (3)
CHEM  PS 1010, Intro to Chemistry (3)
 

  • SPORTS AND RECREATION SERVICES EMPHASIS

Required Core (20 hours)

PEP 2700, Sociohistorical Aspects of Sports (2)
PEP 3700, Facilities and Events Management (3)
PEP 4830, Directed Readings (3)
Rec 3050, Recreation and Leisure in Society (3)
            Rec 3810, Recreation and Sport Leadership (3)
            Rec 3600, Outdoor Adventure Recreation (3) Or Rec 3840, Therapeutic Recreation (3)
            Rec 4550, Outdoor Education Philosophy and Principles (2)
           
Electives: 8 hours total (students may need upper division credit)
(Choose 6 from the following elective courses)

HLTH 2400, Body/Mind Wellness (3)
HLTH 3400, Substance Abuse Programs (3)
Rec 3600 or Rec 3840 (3) if not taken in core
PEP 3400 Sport Psychology for Coaches (3) or AT 3200 Psychology of Sport, Injury & Rehabilitation (3)
(Choose 2 credit hours from the following elective courses)
            PE 1040, Walking for Fitness (1)
            PE 1043, Jogging (1)
            PE 1070, Cross Training for Fitness (1)
            PE 1080, Strength Training (1)
PE 1316, Stand-Up Paddleboard (1)
            PE 1510, Fishing (1)
            PE 1520, Hiking (1)
            PE 1527, Rock Climbing (1)
PE 1630, Cross-Country Skiing (1)
 
Required Support Courses (9 credit hours)
Comm HU 1020, Principles of Public Speaking (3)
Or Comm HU 2110, Introduction to Interpersonal and Small Group Communication (3)
Comm HU 2010, Mass Media in Society (3)
Econ SS 2010, Principles of Microeconomics (3)
 

 


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