Department of Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance
The Department of Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (HPERD) awards degrees in two majors, Health Education and Physical Education.
Within the Physical Education Major, there are academic concentrations in the areas of Dance Education (a teacher's--kindergarten through grade twelve--approach to the field of Dance), Pre-Professional Physical Therapy (a preparatory orientation to the field of Physical Therapy), Recreation and Parks (a leisure education and administration approach), Sports Administration (the business approach to the world of sport), and Teacher Education (a teacher's--kindergarten through grade twelve--approach to Physical Education). Each concentration leads to a Bachelor of Science degree in Physical Education with specialties in the respective areas.
The requirements are as follows:
HEALTH EDUCATION MAJOR REQUIREMENTS
Health Major Core Requirements - All Health Majors are required to complete these requirements.
Health Major Concentration Requirements - All Health Majors must select and complete one concentration.
PHYSICAL EDUCATION MAJOR REQUIREMENTS
Physical Education Major Core Requirements - All Physical Education Majors must complete these requirements
Physical Education Major Concentration Requirements - All physical Education must select and complete one concentration.