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Undergraduate Programs

(Undergraduate Bulletin)

  • General Education Core
  • Applied Exercise Science
  • HHP K-12
  • Health 
  • Health Care Management
  • Human Movement 

     

    Minors

    Health and Human Performance Major: Applied Exercise Science Concentration

    The applied exercise science concentration provides students the opportunity to prepare for fitness positions in hospitals, retirement centers, corporate wellness centers, YMCA settings, community recreation programs, and private fitness centers.  (Requirements)

    Health and Human Performance  Major, K-12 Teaching Concentration

     The K-12 teaching concentration provides students the opportunity to prepare for teaching health and physical education and/or coaching in grades K-12. The program meets all Tennessee and NCATE guidelines.  (Requirements)

    Health and Human Performance Major: Human Movement Concentration

    The human movement concentration provides students the opportunity to prepare for positions in recreational settings such as local and state parks, recreation centers, athletic clubs, military associated recreational positions, YMCA settings, and selected private schools.  (Requirements)

    Health and Human Performance Major: Health Concentration

    The health concentration provides students the opportunity to prepare for entry level health educator or health facilitator positions in hospital settings, state, regional or local health departments, home health care agencies, health maintenance organizations, nursing homes, surgical care centers, insurance companies, physician groups, and voluntary health agencies.  (Requirements)

    Health and Human Performance Major: Health Care Management Concentration

    The health care management concentration provides students the opportunity to prepare for employment as a manager in nursing homes, hospitals, regional, state or local health departments, home health care agencies, health maintenance organizations, surgical care centers, insurance companies, physician group practices, and voluntary health agencies. (Requirements)

    Physical Education Minor

    The physical education minor provides students who have selected a major within or outside the department the opportunity to complement their primary area of study. The minor consists of 18 semester hours selected from designated departmental courses. (Requirements)

    Health Minor

    The health minor provides students who have selected a major within or outside the department the opportunity to complement their primary area of study. The minor consists of 18 semester hours, nine of which have been designed by the department and nine which are to be selected by the student in conjunction with his/her advisor. (Requirements)

    Health Science Minor

    The health science minor is designed to accommodate students who are HHP majors in Health Specialization or Biology majors who are seeking future admission into a physical therapy (PT) program. The designed Health Science Minor has PT school pre-requisites built in and will assist both HHP and Biology majors who intend on applying to physical therapy school after graduation. (Requirements)

    Coaching Minor

    The purpose of the coaching minor is for students who have an interest in seeking community or public/private school coaching opportunities.  All undergraduate degree seeking students are eligible to complete the minor which is 18 hours of prescribed courses. (Requirements)