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2010-2011 Undergraduate Catalog 
2010-2011 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Human Performance and Sport Major, B.S.

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K–12 Physical Education Concentration:

Candidates who wish to obtain Colorado Li censure for K - 12 Physical Education must earn a Bachelor of Arts (BA) 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 one in Teacher Education.

Subtotal: 43

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

Subtotal: 25

Subtotal: 58

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

General Studies Total: 37


The following courses must be taken concurrently:

  • HPS 3400 and HPS 3410
  • HPS 3500 and HPS 3510
  • EDS 3130 and EDS 3140

The following courses require HPS 1601 as a prerequisite:

  • HPS 2010
  • HPS 2040
  • HPS 2090

The following courses require HPS 1601 and HPS 1680 as prerequisites:

  • HPS 3400
  • HPS 3410

The following courses require HPS 1601 and HPS 1670 as prerequisites:

  • HPS 3500
  • HPS 3510

Athletic Training Major, B.S.

Program Requirements

All candidates for a bachelor of science degree in Athletic Training must satisfy the General Studies, the multicultural and the department requirements as described below.

General Studies


*See catalog for prerequsites and graduation requirements

**See catalog for corequisites

***Certain General Studies courses meet the multicultural requirement.


Elective Total: 16 - 20 credit hours (courses chosen by student)

GRAND TOTAL: 120 credit hours


Adult Fitness and Exercise Science Concentration:

This concentration is for those seeking an entrance into the adult fitness profession or those who have aspirations in the exercise science field through advanced degree work in exercise physiology. For those interested and capable of pursuing an advanced graduate degree with adult fitness and exercise science as a foundation, there are careers in research, college teaching, hospitals, and private corporate fitness program development.


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.

Sport Industry Operations Concentration:

This concentration is intended to be of interest to students and practicing professionals who want to explore the business side of sport industry operations.

Subtotal: 34

Total Hours: 40


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

*May take 10 hours of advisor-approved upper-division course work in place of internship. Note: Students majoring in Sport Industry Operations are required to select a minor from the School of Business.

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