2011-2013 Undergraduate Catalog

The Department of Health and Human Performance

Teaching Minor in Health and Physical Education (K-12)

For students who are gaining teaching licensure in a content major, the following minor leads to endorsement.  All students desiring licensure to teach are required to file an Application for Admission to the Teacher Education Program (see page 259).

First Aid Competency

Health and Human Performance students who are completing the teacher licensure option are required to demonstrate current competency in first aid, CPR and AED.  Presentation of certification documents for First Aid, current Adult/Child/Infant CPR and Automatic External Defibrillation will be accepted as proof of this competency if met through the following organizations:

  • First Aid
  • American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons
  • American Red Cross
  • National Safety Council
  • CPR
  • American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons
  • American Heart Association
  • American Red Cross
  • National Safety Council

Students can also achieve First Aid, Adult/Child/Infant CPR and AED certification through successful completion of ECP 100 First Aid and CPR.

Required Courses Credits
CHTH 317 Health Behavior Theories 3
HEE 308 Methods of Physical Education K-12 3
HEE 340 Methods of Health Education 3
KIN 105 Foundations of Exercise Science 3
KIN 106 Foundations of Exercise Science Lab 1
KIN 205 Foundations in HHP 3
KIN 320 Exercise Physiology
OR KIN 327 Kinesiology and Biomechanics
REC 405 Outdoor and Camping Education 3
Select two (2) of the following teaching techniques courses:
HEE 303 Methods of Lifetime Fitness Activities 3
HEE 305 Methods of Teaching Movement Exploration 3
HEE 306 Methods of Conditioning Activities 3
Total minimum credits required for minor 28
Certain courses in this program have prerequisites; students should check the course descriptions for required prerequisites.

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