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2017-2018 College Catalog 
2017-2018 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Health, Human Performance & Physical Education AS, Health & Human Performance Option

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Program Description

This program is for students who are interested in careers in health promotion/education, exercise science, kinesiology, athletic training, recreation, or public health in a variety of settings, including corporate, hospital-based, community, government and private enterprise.

For More Information Contact: School of Science and Mathematics
Metro Campus: (918) 595-7334 ♦ Northeast Campus: (918) 595-7542
Southeast Campus: (918) 595-7742 ♦ West Campus: (918) 595-8193

Program Learning Outcomes

After successful completion of this program you will be able to:

  • Analyze the behavioral, historical, psycho-social, or philosophical aspects of health and human performance.
  • Develop a behavioral modification plan for the health and fitness of a subject.
  • Analyze the basic concepts of nutrition.
  • Evaluate a subject’s wellness profile.
  • Identify the anatomical, physiological, and mechanical structures of the human body.
  • Successfully complete first aid certification.
  • Communicate effectively using verbal and non-verbal, written, and/or multimedia modes.
  • Apply mathematical calculations as it relates to health and human performance.


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Student Organizations

Students in this major will benefit from participation in the Club of Medical and Natural Sciences at the southeast campus or the Sci-π Club at the west campus.  For more information speak with any science faculty or inquire at the Student Life office on campus.

Degree Requirements

View a semester-by-semester course plan of study and information on how this degree transfers to other colleges and universities on the Health and Human Performance Degree Map.  

General Education Requirements Credit Hours: 37

Biology 7 hours

Humanities 6 Hours

Mathematics 3 Hours

Specialized Course Requirements Credit Hours: 23

Biology 4 hours

Physical Education 11 Hours

Total Credit Hours: 60

To receive an A.A. or A.S. degree, students must demonstrate computer proficiency.

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