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2012-2013 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2012-2013 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Human Performance and Sport Major, B.S.


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A grade of C or better is required for each course in this program to count toward the bachelor’s degree. Students should note that programs differ in the minimum grade required.

K-12 Physical Education Concentration


Candidates who wish to obtain Colorado Licensure for K-12 Physical Education must earn a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree with a major in Physical Education.  Physical Education majors are required to complete courses in: Professional activities, the core curriculum (including Physical Education Methods, Anatomical Kinesiology, Exercise Physiology, and Motor Learning), as well as required licensure courses.

Licensure candidates need to meet with a K-12 Physical Education advisor as well as an advisor in Teacher Education.

General Studies (Required courses for K-12 Physical Education Licensure):


Oral Communication: 3 credits


Quantitative Literacy: 3 credits


Arts and Humanities: 6 credits


See the General Studies section of this catalog for approved courses.

Historical: 3 credits


See the General Studies section of this catalog for approved courses.

Social and Behavioral Sciences I: 3 credits


Social and Behavioral Sciences II: 3 credits


Subtotal: 43 credits


Courses in the HPS Major for K-12 Physical Education Licensure


Licensure Sequence


Include 6 credits from General Studies.

Subtotal: 25 credits


Theory and Application Classes


Subtotal: 58 credits


Total Minimum Hours for K-12 Physical Education Major: 120 credits


Adult Fitness and Exercise Science Concentration


This concentration is designed for students interested in the adult fitness and exercise science profession. Examples of professions in the adult fitness and exercise science field include: cardiac and pulmonary rehabilitation, physical medicine clinics, research, public and private industry wellness programs, worksite health promotion, recreation center wellness, and personal training for general and special populations.

Students with aspirations in the exercise science field through advanced degree work in exercise physiology, physical therapy, occupational therapy, or as a physician’s assistant will find the adult fitness and exercise science curriculum provides a solid foundation and includes many required prerequisites for those programs.

General Studies


Oral Communication: 3 credits


See the General Studies section of this catalog for approved courses.

Quantitative Literacy: 3 credits


See the General Studies section of this catalog for approved courses.

Arts and Humanities: 6 credits


See the General Studies section of this catalog for approved courses.**

Historical: 3 credits


See the General Studies section of this catalog for approved courses.

Social and Behavioral Sciences I: 3 credits


See the General Studies section of this catalog for approved courses.**, ***

Social and Behavioral Sciences II: 3 credits


General Studies Total: 39 credits


Multicultural: 3 credits


See the General Studies section of this catalog for approved courses.

Total: 47 credits


Notes:


Students must have a 2.75 GPA to be eligible for an internship.

It is recommended that students take HPS 2060, Emergency Rescue/First Responder and CPR, or verify equivalent certification.

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