Human Performance Minor

NSM PEAK

14.5-15 credits

Minor Requirements

Complete all of the following (5 credits):

HHP-110Introduction to Exercise Science

3 credits

HHP-110LIntroduction to Exercise Science Lab

1 credit

-or

BIO-224Human Anatomy and Physiology I

3 credits

BIO-224LHuman Anatomy and Physiology I Lab

1 credit

- 

HHP-151Personal Fitness

1 credit

- 

MAT-125Data Analysis and Statistics

3 credits

-or

MAT-212Multiple Regression Analysis

3 credits

MAT credits counted in Professional Foundations minor.

Complete 9 credits from the following list:

HHP-304Motor Learning

3 credits

HHP-312Health Related Fitness and Exercise Prescription

3 credits

HHP-314Research Methods in Human Performance and Health Sciences

3 credits

HHP-319Mechanical Analysis of Sport

3 credits

HHP-343Physiology of Exercise I

3 credits

HHP-343LPhysiology of Exercise I Lab

1 credit

HHP-496Collaborative Research

1-3 credits

HHP-497Internship

1-3 credits

Some graduate and professional programs have additional course requirements.

Activity Course (0.5-1 credit):

Students must take an HHPA Activity course of their choice for 0.5-1 credit.

Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this minor, students will be able to:


1) Recognize the role of scientific inquiry and scientific knowledge in the development of optimal human performance;
2) Apply scientific reasoning towards how performing specific exercise programs may improve human performance;
3) Demonstrate the ability to use the appropriate mathematical and computational approaches common in studies of human performance; and
4) Describe how human performance is altered by various structure and function relationships within the human body.