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 HPE111
Wellness and Bicycling

 HPE112
Women's Wellness and Weight Training and Aerobics

 HPE113
Wellness and Walking

 HPE114
Wellness and Tennis

 HPE115
Wellness and Social Dancing

 HPE116
Lifeguarding

HPE118
Wellness/Golf

 HPE121 
Wellness/Cross Country Skiing

 HPE124
Wellness/Step Aerobics

 HPE125
Wellness/Aquatics Fitness

 HPE126
Wellness/Weight Training

 HPE132
Health and Fitness Promotion in the Workplace

 HPE133
Personal and Community Health I

 HPE135
Alcohol, Tobacco, and other Drug Education

HPE145
Intro. to  Recreation & Leisure Management

 HPE215
Pedagogy for Individual Activities: Aquatics and Gymnastics

 HPE220
Pedagogy for Team Games I: Basketball/Soccer/Track and Field

 HPE222
Principles of Fitness Instruction (3 sem. hrs.)

 HPE225
Pedagogy for Team Games II: Volleyball/Softball/Football

 HPE230
Pedagogy for Lifetime Activities I: Golf/Badminton/Adventure Act

 HPE245
Human Sexuality

 HPE252 
Leadership in Recreation Management

 HPE265
Health Emergencies

 HPE266
Emergency Medical Technician I

HPE270
Sports Nutrition  

HPE278
Physical Education in the Elementary School  

HPE300 
Applied Human Anatomy and Physiology for Health and Physical Education I  

HPE301 
Applied Human Anatomy and Physiology for Health and Physical Education II  

HPE310
Care and Prevention of Athletic Injuries  

 HPE311
Planning and Evaluation in Health and Physical Education

HPE314
Kinesiology  

 HPE315
Management of Sport and Physical Education Programs

HPE320
Consumer Health   

HPE323
Socio-Cultural Foundations of Sport  

HPE324
Outdoor Recreational Programming  

HPE325
Emergency Medical Technician II  

HPE350
Exercise Physiology   

HPE360
Adapted Physical Education 

HPE364
Health Methodology  

HPE384
Technology Integration in Health and Physical Education   

HPE400
Critical Issues in Health

 HPE402
Legal Aspects of Sport/Recreation

 HPE405
Health and Physical Education Field  Experience

 HPE406
Worksite Field Experience

 HPE410
Facility Management and Operations

 HPE424
Contemporary Issues in Recreation

 HPE428
Coaching Techniques

 HPE450
Exercise Physiology II

HPE470
Research in Human Performance  

 HPE490
Independent Study 

 HPE495 
Student Teaching 

 HPE496 
Internship

   
 

  

HPE111 Wellness and Bicycling (3 sem. hrs.)

This course teaches students to improve and maintain their wellness. It provides content in important wellness areas as well as the opportunity to improve skill and fitness through cycling. Participants must provide their own bicycle and helmet. This course replaces all HPE General Education Courses from HP052 through HP110.

HPE112 Women's Wellness and Weight Training and Aerobics (3 sem. hrs.)

This course teaches students to develop personal aerobic programs that emphasize cardiorespiratory endurance, various types of aerobic programs for women, as well as considerations for weight control, nutrition, warm up, and principles of flexibility. It also introduces weight training techniques that identify physiological considerations, lifting and spotting fundamentals, selective and arrangement of exercises and manipulating training leads, repetitions, and sets. This course replaces all HPE General Education Courses from HPE 052 through HPE110.

HPE113 Wellness and Walking (3 sem. hrs.)

This course teaches students basic concepts for healthy living. Walking as an activity which helps reach goals of wellness and fitness. This course replaces all HPE General Education Courses from HPE 052 through HPE 110. Outside walking map  Inside walking map


HPE114 Wellness and Tennis (3 sem. hrs.)

This course provides content in the wellness areas, as well as the opportunity to improve skill and fitness through tennis. This course replaces all HPE General Education Courses from HPE 052 through HPE 110.

  

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HPE115 Wellness and Social Dancing (3 sem. hrs.)

This course teaches students basic concepts for healthy living. The social dance portion uses dance as an activity to accomplish wellness and fitness goals. This course replaces all HPE General Education Courses from HPE 052 through HPE 110.


HPE116 Lifeguarding (3 sem. hrs.)

This course meets the standards of the American Red Cross for lifeguarding. It has three distinct requirements required for ARC lifeguards: first aid, CPR, and responding to water emergencies. Successful completion of each component can result in certification by the American Red Cross. Prerequisite: swimming skills pre-test by instructor. This course is approved for General education-Health and Physical Education.
  

HPE118 Wellness/Golf (3 sem. hrs.)

This course provides students with a background of scientific knowledge related to health education.  It also studies recent developments and controversial issues in health information.  Golf is presented as a recreational lifetime activity.  An additional fee will be charged for this course  This course is approved for General Education - Health and Physical Education.

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HPE121  Wellness/Cross Country Skiing (3 sem. hrs.)

This course provides students with a background of scientific knowledge related to health education.  It also studies recent developments and controversial issues in health information. Cross country skiing is presented as a recreational lifetime activity.  An additional fee will be charged for this course.  This course is approved for General Education - Health and Physical Education.

HPE124 Wellness/Step Aerobics (3 sem. hrs.)

This course provides students with a background of scientific knowledge related to health education. It also studies recent developments and controversial issues in health information. STEP aerobics is presented as a recreational lifetime activity. This course is approved for General Education-Health Education and Physical Education.


HPE125 Wellness/Aquatics Fitness (3 sem. hrs.)

This course provides students with a background of scientific knowledge related to health education. It also studies recent developments and controversial issues in health. Aquatic fitness is presented as a recreational lifetime activity. This course is approved for General Education- Health and Physical Education.

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HPE126 Wellness/Weight Training (3 sem. hrs.)

This course provides students with a background of scientific knowledge related to health education. It also studies recent developments and controversial issues in health. Weight training is presented as a recreational lifetime activity. This course is approved for General Education- Health and Physical Education.

Majors Courses

HPE132 Health and Fitness Promotion in the Workplace (3 sem. hrs.)

This course is designed to help prepare individuals to plan, implement, and manage health promotion programs in various business and industrial work places.


HPE133 Personal and Community Health I (3 sem. hrs.)

This course helps students acquire a background of scientific knowledge and develop an interest in modern scientific developments in the field of health. It emphasizes rules commonly taught in public school health systems. Students with credit earned in HPE130 may not take this course.


HPE135 Alcohol, Tobacco, and other Drug Education (3 sem. hrs.)

This course surveys issues surrounding the use, misuse, and abuse of licit and illicit drugs, including, but not limited to, alcohol, tobacco, over-the-counter and prescription drugs, performance enhancing drugs, and habituating and addictive substances. Prevention and intervention strategies are also incorporated.

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HPE145 Introduction to Recreation and Leisure Management (3 sem. hrs.)

This course discusses the foundations and gives a general overview of basic concepts in Recreation and Leisure Management.  This course touches on historical, current, and future perspectives in Recreation and Leisure Managment.


HPE215 Pedagogy for Individual Activities: Aquatics and Gymnastics (3 sem. hrs.)

This course provides for the development and improvement of basic skills and knowledge in swimming and gymnastics. It emphasizes safe practices as well as various methods and techniques. Students with credit in HPE173, HPE174, HPE277, HPE279, and HPE375 may not take this course.


HPE220 Pedagogy for Team Games I: Basketball/Soccer/Track and Field (3 sem. hrs.)

This course prepares students to teach team games by providing background, basic skills, teaching techniques, game strategies, and class organization structure. Students learn to plan and teach team sport skills in developmentally progressive lessons. Students with earned credit in HPE175 and HPE179 may not take this course.


HPE222 Principles of Fitness Instruction (3 sem. hrs.)

 This course provides basic knowledge and skills involved in fitness instruction. Students are introduced to a variety of concepts related to resistance training instruction, aerobic exercise instruction, flexibility training instruction, and related fitness activities. Students will be introduced to requisite principles and skills leading to fitness instructor certification.


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HPE225 Pedagogy for Team Games II: Volleyball/Softball/Football (3 sem. hrs.)

This course prepares students to teach team games by providing background, basic skills, teaching techniques, game strategies, and class organizational structure. Students learn to plan and teach team sport skills in developmentally progressive lessons. Students with credit earned in HPE172 and HPE177 may not take this course.


HPE230 Pedagogy for Lifetime Activities I: Golf/Badminton/Adventure Activities (3 sem. hrs.)

This course prepares students to teach lifetime activities by providing background, basic skills, teaching techniques, and class organizational structure. Students will learn to plan and teach lifetime activities in developmentally progressive lessons. Students with credit earned in HPE217, HPE272, and HPE274 may not take this course.


HPE245 Human Sexuality (3 sem. hrs.)

This course reviews the biological, psychological, moral, legal, and practical aspects of human sexuality. It prepares students to teach sexual health issues in school and community health settings.
  

HPE252  Leadership in Recreation Management (3 sem. hrs.)

This course explores numerous topics relative to recreation and leisure management. Student gain exposure to various leadership and management styles. Practical elements of this course includes risk management. goad setting, decision making, marketing tactics, and communication skills.


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HPE265 Health Emergencies (3 sem. hrs.)

This course emphasizes decision making in first aid care and the provision of emergency assistance. Satisfactory completion of this course may lead to certification in Red Cross First Aid and CPR. Students with credit in HPE332 may not take this course.


HPE266 Emergency Medical Technician I (3 sem. hrs.)

This course is a foundation for knowledge and skills that will be needed in advanced emergency medicine.  Students will be trained to perform evaluations and treatments necessary to serve the public during a medical emergency. HPE265 is a prerequisite for this course.
  

HPE270 Sports Nutrition (3 sem. hrs.)

This course provides basic knowledge in the area of nutrition and its applications to physical activity, exercise, and human performance. Students are introduced to a variety of concepts related to macronutrients, micronutrients, metabolic rate and substrate utilization. Consideration is also given to special athletic populations, ergogenic aids, fluid intake and body composition.


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HPE278 Physical Education in the Elementary School (3 sem. hrs.)

This course teaches the importance of physical education in elementary schools and demonstrates how such programs can be developed, organized, and implemented. A field experience provides students observation and participation in an elementary physical education setting. Students with earned credit in HPE276 may not take this course.


HPE300 Applied Human Anatomy and Physiology for Health and Physical Education I (3 sem. hrs.)

This is the first of a two course sequence involving the study of normal structure and function of the human body. Designed specifically for Health and Physical Education Majors, this course surveys the structure and function of the integumentary, endocrine, cardiovascular, lymphatic, immune, respiratory, digestive, and urinary systems. Emphasis will be placed on the affect of exercise and fitness levels on each of these systems separately and the human body in general. Prerequisite: BIOL101 or equivalent.
  

HPE301 Applied Human Anatomy and Physiology for Health and Physical Education II (3 sem. hrs.)

The second of a two course sequence involving the study of normal structure and function of the human body. Designed specifically for Health and Physical Education Majors, this course will focus on structure and function of the skeletal, muscular, and nervous systems. Particular attention will be focused on motor behavior and its components; motor control, motor learning, and motor development with regard to the integration of these three systems. Prerequisite: BIOL101 or equivalent.

HPE310 Care and Prevention of Athletic Injuries (3 sem. hrs.)

The purpose of this course is to offer theory and practice in the prevention, handling, and care of athletic injuries, and in the physical conditioning of athletes. The course is designed to meet the needs of the coach or trainer in the field, the student that is about to embark upon a coaching or training career, and physical education majors. The content will be preceded by an introduction to anatomy, physiology, and kinesiology, as related to professional needs in caring for athletic injuries.


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HPE311 Planning and Evaluation in Health and Physical Education (3 sem. hrs.)

This course provides the foundation necessary to plan and evaluate health and physical education instruction. Specific areas of concentration include curriculum development and assessment, unit planning, bulletin board construction, health fair organization, and health and physical education evaluation. Students with earned credit in HPE324 may not take this course. Prerequisites: HPE133, and HPE134.


HPE314 Kinesiology (3 sem. hrs.)

The purpose of this course is to study human movement and the physical and physiological principles upon which it depends. It analyzes human motion as based on anatomic, physiologic, and mechanical principles. This course includes laboratory experience in selected topics. Prerequisites: HPE210 or consent of instructor.


HPE315 Management of Sport and Physical Education Programs (3 sem. hrs.)

This course describes the management and administrative duties in physical education and athletics. It studies problems, case studies, and strategies to help prepare the entry level manager to operate effectively in setting priorities for planning, evaluating, and implementing highly diverse activities. Students with credit in HPE122 and HPE426 may not take this course.
  

HPE320 Consumer Health  (3 sem. hrs.)

The course presents the facts and fallacies of the health marketplace in an effort to help students become informed consumers. It examines how to maintain a healthy lifestyle, seek reliable sources of information and health care, avoid products and practices that lack scientific substantiation, and accept personal responsibility for dealing with deception in the marketplace.


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HPE323 Socio-Cultural Foundations of Sport (3 sem. hrs.)

This course explores the socio-cultural foundations of sport regarding group processes, social influences, cultural determinants, and interpersonal relationships. The class will also investigate the relationship of sport and social development.


HPE324 Outdoor Recreational Programming (3 sem. hrs.)

This course examines the methodology of programming activities, planning processes, risk management, and emergency procedures of outdoor recreation programs. It also reviews environmental issues in the importance of equipment and in relation to programs.


HPE325 Emergency Medical Technician II (3 sem. hrs.)

The material and skills learned in this course will help the student assume responsibilitiy at a medical or trauma emergency and will help perpare the student to administer proper assessments, care packaging, and transportation of patients to the emergency department.  This course can help prepare the student to register for the state emergency medical technician (EMT) exam.  HPE266 is a prerequisite for this course.

  

HPE350 Exercise Physiology  (3 sem. hrs.)

The course will explore the physiological responses and phenomena which are elicited by exercise. Opportunity for use of scientific instrumentation and practical application of exercise physiology principles to teaching and coaching situations will be provided by regular laboratory experience.  


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HPE360 Adapted Physical Education (3 sem. hrs.)

This course is designed to give an introduction to the nature of each of the most common types of handicapping conditions and their psychological implications. Emphasis will be placed upon the adaptation of rules, equipment, and space to permit their enthusiastic and enjoyable participation in various physical activities.

HPE364 Health Methodology (3 sem. hrs.)

This course provides curriculum plans and strategies for effective health instruction. It presents and models principles of interactive instruction and classroom management through a variety of teaching experiences. Students with earned credit in HPE363 may not take this course. Prerequisites: HPE133.
  

HPE384 Technology Integration in Health and Physical Education  (3 sem. hrs.)

This course provides students with a practical understanding of computer software and hardware designed to enhance health and physical education instruction. Computer technology integration into health and physical education curriculum will be emphasized and related to the National Education Technology Standards for Teachers.

HPE400 Critical Issues in Health (3 sem. hrs.)

This course provides a foundation for the planning, development and evaluation of health programs. Professional development, grantsmanship, and computer use are also examined within various health education settings.


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HPE 402 Legal Aspects of Sport/Recreation (3 sem. hrs.)

This course provides knowledge and awareness of the legal system governing sport and recreation. Specific topics covered include constitutional and statutory law, tort liabilities, contract law and sport application, labor relations, and the role of law in sport and recreation. Issues of risk management, product liability, negligence, programming, and ethics will be applied to the sports/recreation industry
  

HPE405 Health and Physical Education Field  Experience (3 sem. hrs.)

This elementary school and secondary school field experience includes teaching/learning experiences in both academic areas under the immediate supervision and direction of public school cooperating teachers.  It considers all aspects of school organization and administration with focus primarily on classroom planning toward effective teaching/learning.


HPE406 Worksite Field Experience (3 sem. hrs.)

This course provides students with essential links between classroom information and pre-professional experience in the areas of health promotion, sport administration, and recreation administration.  Students are introduced to organizational missions, public relations, program planning and implementation, event management, and other experiences related to these professions. Prerequisites:  HPE315, HPE311


HPE410 Facility Management and Operations (3 sem. hrs.)

This course focuses on the principles and practices of operating sport centers, athletic complexes, recreational and community centers, and fitness centers. Emphasis will center on need assessment and facility design, contract services, risk management, operational structures, security, media and public relations, and concessions and merchandise.


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HPE424 Contemporary Issues in Recreation (3 sem. hrs.)

This course touches upon current issues and trends that are evolving within the field of recreation. Included in this course are a review of employment opportunities, motivation, recreational facility construction craze, computer applications, and programmatic trends. 


HPE428 Coaching Techniques (3 sem. hrs.)

The course is designed for the potential athletic coach. The physical growth and development characteristics of the athlete will be studied, as well as those factors important to athletic productivity. These include philosophy, eligibility, conditioning, psychology and motivation, skill development, practice and game organization, and responsible team membership. Prerequisites: Two (2) seasons of high school athletic team membership, or; one (1) season of intercollegiate athletic team membership, or; certification as a high school official, or; permission of the instructor.
  

HPE450 Exercise Physiology II (3 sem. hrs.)

This course provides advanced knowledge in the area of exercise physiology and its applications to fitness testing, exercise, and human performance. In addition to development of proficiency in fitness testing and exercise prescription.  Prerequisite: HPE350
  

HPE470 Research in Human Performance (3 sem. hrs.)

This course provides a foundation to the scientific method, research methods, and data collection and analysis in Human Performance. Students will be introduced to the research process including: review of the literature, hypothesis testing, conducting a pilot study, and writing a research abstract. Research ethics, statistical computer applications, and health and physical education application are also discussed. Prerequisite: MATH260


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HPE490 Independent Study  (3-12 sem. hrs.)

The Independent Study Program aims to serve students whose scholarly bent seems most clearly adapted to independent work. Such persons are permitted to attack problems and earn elective credit for work performed outside the classroom requirements of any specific course in the curriculum. Students enrolled in the Honors Program are automatically eligible for independent study participation. The approval of both the School Dean in which the study is undertaken and the Dean of the instructor of the course is required before the study is undertaken.


HPE495 Student Teaching (12 sem. hrs.)

This course, providing experience in elementary, middle and secondary schools includes participation in teaching and other activities of the teacher.  It emphasizes practical experience in aiding children to develop knowledge, skills, and appreciations regarded as essential to democratic society.


HPE496 Internship (12 sem. hrs.)

This course provides a structural, on-the-job supervised field placement in a sport administration, reacreation administration and health promotion worksite setting. Students apply concepts and skills learned in the classroom setting to real situations.  The learning experiences are jointly supervised and evaluated by a professional staff member within the worksite and a faculty member within the Health and Physical Education Department.  Prerequisites: Completed program requirments and approval of Health and Physical Education department chairperson.


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