Human Performance and Health Promotion

Concentration in Health Promotion

Student Learning Outcomes
Bachelor of Science in Human Performance and Health Promotion

  1. Graduates with a B.S. in Human Performance and Health Promotion will demonstrate mastery of the basic principles of the field.
  2. Graduates with the B.S. in Human Performance and Health Promotion will demonstrate the professional knowledge and applied skills necessary to work in a community-based professional setting.
  3. Graduates with a B.S. in Human Performance and Health Promotion will be prepared to complete the appropriate certification exam (CHES or ACSM certification)

Curriculum in Human Performance and Health Promotion
Bachelor of Science in Human Performance and Health Promotion
Health Promotion Concentration

General Education Requirements2
Course Name/ # Credit Hours  Course Name/#  Credit Hours
English    Physical Sciences  3
ENGL 1157 3  Humanities  
ENGL 1158 or 11591 3  Humanities  6
Mathematics    ENGL Literature  3
MATH 11251 3  Social Sciences  
MATH 1126 3  Social Sciences  6 
Science    Arts  
BIOS 13031 3  Arts elective  3
BIOS 10831 3    
    Total 39
Other Requirements 
Course Name/ # Credit Hours  Course Name/#  Credit Hours
BIOS 13011  1  Physical Sciences  3
Social Sciences  3  Physical Sciences  2
Electives  21    
    Total 30
Course Requirements for Major1
Course Name/ # Credit Hours  Course Name/#  Credit Hours
EDHP 2110  3  PHIL 2201 or 3232 or 4200  3
EDHP 2170  3  EDHP/EDHS Electives 2000+  6
EDHS 1110  3  EDHP/EDHS Electives 4000+  12
    Total 30
Concentration Requirements1
Course Name/ # Credit Hours  Course Name/#  Credit Hours
EDHS 4000 level  3  EDHS 4302  3
EDHS 4111  3  EDHS 4706  3
EDHS 4202  3  EDHS 4998  3
EDHS 4301  3    
    Total 21
Total Credit Hours Required Credit Hours
  120
Non-Coursework
2.2 GPA is required for graduation
Current Certificate from the Red Cross verifying CPR and First Aid Training (Certificate obtained during the semester before graduating).
  1. "C" or better required
  2. Refer to the following sections in the University Catalog for specific courses and university regulations to fulfill General Education Requirements. Catalog sections: General Education Core Requirements and General Education Course Menu
NOTE: Transfer students: A grade lower than a C will not be accepted for degree credit in the Human Performance and Health Promotion Program.

Recommended Four-Year Plan of Study
Bachelor of Science in Human Performance and Health Promotion
Health Promotion Concentration

Four Year Plan of Study
First Year of Enrollment 
First Term  Second Term
Course Prefix & Number Credit Hours Course Prefix & Number Credit Hours
ENGL 1157  3  ENGL 1158 or 1159  3
MATH 1125  3  MATH 1126  3
BIOS 1083  3  BIOS 1301  3
EDHS 1110  3  BIOS 1303  1
Elective  3  EDHP 2110  3
UNIV 10011  1  Elective  3
Total Hours  16 Total Hours 16
Second Year of Enrollment
First Term  Second Term
Course Prefix & Number Credit Hours Course Prefix & Number Credit Hours
Physical Science  4 Physical Science2  4
Humanities  3 Social Sciences2  3
Social Sciences2  3 PHIL 2201 or 3232 or 4200  3
EDHP 2170  3 EDHP/EDHS Elective  3
Elective  3 Elective  3
Total Hours  16 Total Hours 16
Third Year of Enrollment
First Term  Second Term
Course Prefix & Number Credit Hours Course Prefix & Number Credit Hours
Arts2  3  Humanities2  3
Social Sciences  3  EDHS 4302  3
EDHS 4301  3  EDHS 4200 or PHIL 2201, 3232, or 4200  3
EDHS 4202  3  EDHP/EDHS Elective  3
Elective  3  Elective  3
Total Hours  15 Total Hours 15
Fourth Year of Enrollment
First Term Second Term
Course Prefix & Number Credit Hours Course Prefix & Number Credit Hours
Humanities2  3  EDHS 4000 level  3
EDHS 4111  3  EDHS 4998  3
EDHS 4706  3  EDHP/EDHS Elective  3
EDHP/EDHS Elective  3  Elective  3
EDHP/EDHS Elective  3    
Total Hours  15 Total Hours 12
Total Degree Hours 121
  1. Required for all first-time full-time students.
  2. Refer to the following sections in the University Catalog for specific courses and university regulations to fulfill General Education Requirements. Catalog sections: General Education Core Requirements and General Education Course Menu.

NOTE: Refer to the “Degree Requirements” curriculum sheet for specific courses required for the degree.