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Health Fitness Minor

18 credits:
The minor encompasses both the knowledge and skills required in the growing field of Health Fitness. Applications focus on improving health and fitness at both the individual and population levels.

Required Courses:

HE 120             Health and Nutrition 3 credits
PE 210             Foundations of Strength and Conditioning* 3 credits
PE 220             Survey of Athletic Training* 3 credits

Elective Courses: 9 credits

PE/HE 150        Health and Physical Education for the Teacher 3 credits
PE 190             Sport and Society 3 credits
PE 240             Athletic Programs 3 credits
PE/HE 260        First Aid: Advanced Theory and Skills 3 credits
PE/HE 275        Fitness for Life 3 credits
PE/HE 280        Stress Management 3 credits
HE 285             Drugs and Society 3 credits
PE 420             Practicum in Health Fitness 3 credits

*prerequisites: BI 161 Anatomy and Physiology, 4 credits, and either HE 170 Humans in Motion, 3 credits, or BI 271 Basic Kinesiology, 3 credits.

A minimum grade of 2.0 must be earned in required and elective courses. Prerequisites must average a minimum of 2.0.

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