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Health and Human Performance Degree - Bachelor of Arts

Curriculum

Major Requirements (36 credit hours)

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  • BI 206 Nutrition Through the Life Span

    This course consists of the study of the nutrients required by the human body, the foods from which they are obtained, their utilization by the body and their importance for the maintenance of optimal health throughout the life span. 3 credit hours
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  • HHP 204 Wellness for Life

    This course examines the importance of lifetime wellness and nutrition. Topics include the value of nutrition, weight management, stress management, and exercise. An emphasis is placed on learning how to evaluate and improve current wellness patterns.
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  • HHP 205 Foundations of Health, Physical Education, and Recreation

    This course is designed to provide students an overview of the health and human performance fields. Elements related to physical activity such as fitness, sport and physical education will be examined. Students will be introduced to various career opportunities within the health and human performance industry and have the opportunity to explore those careers further through off-campus experiences.
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  • HHP 230 Functional Anatomy

    This course will focus on the functional anatomy of the human body. As a foundational course, emphasis will be placed on the musculoskeletal system with relationship to the cardiac, nervous, and respiratory systems. Material will be presented with a practical approach.
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  • HHP 252 American Red Cross: Responding to Emergencies

    This course provides the citizen responder with the knowledge and skills necessary in an emergency to help sustain life and minimize pain and the consequences of injury or sudden illness until medical help arrives. Upon completion of this course the option to receive an American Red Cross First Aid Card and Adult, Child, and Infant CPR Card is provided. Automated External Defibrillator certification also is included.
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  • HHP 270 Care and Prevention of Athletic Injuries

    This course addresses the responsibilities and skills of the athletic trainer, including health and wellness strategies for teams, evaluation and care of injuries, and applications of taping techniques to prevent injuries. Prerequisite: HHP230 or BI201
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  • HHP 310 Exercise Physiology

    This course provides students with an understanding of how the human body responds to exercise and exercise programs. Emphasis will be placed on the impact of exercise on the circulatory, respiratory, nervous, and skeletal systems of the body. Students will have the opportunity to apply effective exercise physiological concepts to a specific activity. Prerequisite: HHP230 or BI201
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  • HHP 350 Kinesiology and Body Movement

    This course explores the dynamics of human movement in an active setting. The opportunity to apply this knowledge to specific physical movements will be included. Prerequisite: HHP230 or BI201
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  • HHP 375 Motor Learning

    The course addresses perceptual-motor development, fundamental motor patterns, and provides opportunities for students to facilitate movement learning and growth activities. The application of motor learning principles and theories will enhance understanding of the human motor system.
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  • HS 460 Internship/Fieldwork

    Consists of field placement in an agency, business, or industry environment related to the academic major. The placement should provide firsthand experience which allows students to apply, develop or strengthen classroom theories and skills. Work expectations for each intern are contracted with the faculty sponsor and placement supervisor. See Student Internship Program Guidelines for further details. Prerequisites: Junior or senior standing (60 credit hours completed) and 2.5 GPA in the major; Permission of Director of Internships required.
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  • SM 361 Contemporary Issues in Sports

    This course is designed to explore the role sport plays in society by examining a variety of issues in sport. Past and present societal impacts will be investigated in order to better understand the role sport plays in our current culture and how sport may affect society in the future.
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  • SM 365 Sports Law

    This course examines laws relevant to sport managers and those pursuing careers within health and physical performance fields. An examination of the legal system and laws affecting sport and recreational activities will be provided in a manner understandable to those involved in the sport, fitness or health industries.
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Athletic Coaching Emphasis Requirements (12 credit hours)

Must take the following two courses (6 credit hours):

  • HHP 260 Athletic Coaching Theory I

    This course is designed to provide both practical and theoretical insights into the coaching and administrative aspects of organized sport. Emphasis is placed on developing a philosophical foundation for athletic coaching.
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  • HHP 360 Athletic Coaching Theory II

    This course is designed to provide an application based approach to the coaching and administrative aspects of organized sport. Emphasis is placed on collegiate coaching and the application of various aspects of coaching such as budgeting, practice planning, and recruiting.
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and select two courses from the following: (6 credit hours)

  • HHP 125 Sports Officiation

    This course is designed to provide students an overview of the rules, skills and techniques needed to officiate team sports such as baseball, basketball, football, soccer, softball and volleyball. Students will have the opportunity to apply concepts gained in the course through practical experiences.
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  • HHP 210 Sport Psychology

    This course addresses psychological aspects of sport performance such as learning, motivation, leadership, team interactions, and mental training. Application of these concepts will further enhance understanding and development of techniques leading to improved performance.
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  • SM 349 Sports Public Relations and Fundraising

    This course provides students with the basic knowledge and understanding of public relations and fundraising within the sport world. Applied activities give students an opportunity to develop skills related to public relations and fundraising within the high school, university, private and public sport settings.
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Education Emphasis Requirements (9 credit hours)

Additional Courses

  • HHP 109 Golf I

    This course will examine basic fundamental skills and mechanics in executing proper performance, terminology, scoring, and practical applications (practice) in the game of golf. This activity class has a course fee. (1 credit hr)
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  • HHP 117 Weight Training I

    This course provides an opportunity to participate in weight training activities designed toward improving muscular strength, endurance, and power. Instruction and practice in fundamental skills and proper techniques are offered to participants. No prior knowledge of weight training is necessary. (1 credit hr) HHP 117 is a six-week course.
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  • HHP 112 Zumba Fitness

    This course provides an opportunity to participate in moderate exercise that combines Latin dancing with interval and resistance training. Dynamic routines, featuring unique moves and cominations, seek to build muscle tone and cardiovascular endurance for participants. No dance experience is necessary. (1 credit hr) HHP 112 is a six-week course.
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  • HHP 119 Varsity Sports

    These courses are designed to help the student/athlete learn team conduct, sportsmanship and academic standards at Bellevue University, these attributes will be beneficial for leadership development.

  • HHP 120 Varsity Sports

    These courses are designed to help the student/athlete learn team conduct, sportsmanship and academic standards at Bellevue University, these attributes will be beneficial for leadership development.

  • HHP 121 Varsity Sports

    These courses are designed to help the student/athlete learn team conduct, sportsmanship and academic standards at Bellevue University, these attributes will be beneficial for leadership development.

  • HHP 122 Varsity Sports

    These courses are designed to help the student/athlete learn team conduct, sportsmanship and academic standards at Bellevue University, these attributes will be beneficial for leadership development.

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