Health and Human Performance Minors

Students seeking any baccalaureate degree from Cumberland University may select any of the minors listed below.

Coaching - This minor is designed for those individuals who are interested in going into the field of coaching.

 
HPER 201 Fundamental of Coaching 3
HPER 206 Coaching Olympic Sports 3
HPER 227 Safety and First Aid Education 2
HPER 230 Care and Prevention of Athletic Injuries 3
HPER 326 Teaching Sport & Leisure Skills 3
HPER 370 Psycho Social Aspects of Movement 3
HPER 391 Officiating Sports 2
HPER 402 Administration of Health, PE and Athletic Programs      3
TOTAL HOURS - 22         

 

Physical Education - This minor is designed for those individuals who would like to:

  • become grounded in the field of physical education
  • become qualified to be certified to teach physical education or wellness at the preK-12 level
 
HPER 200 Foundations of Health, PE and Athletic Programs 3
HPER 220 Physical Education Activities 3
HPER 227 Safety and First Aid Education 2
HPER 301 Physiology of Exercise 3
HPER 326 Teaching Sport & Leisure Skills 3
HPER 343 Essentials in Adaptive Physical Education 2
HPER 402 Administration of Health, PE and Athletic Programs 3
HPER 410 Curriculum Development in Health and Physical Education      3
HPER 424 Health and Physical Education in the Classroom 3
HPER 425 Kinesiology 3
TOTAL HOURS - 28         

 

Strength and Conditioning - This minor is designed for those individuals who: 

  • would like to become qualified to become a certified strength and conditioning specialist (CSCS) or certified personal trainer (CPT)
  • would want to work with athletes in the fields that deal with strength and conditioning

 

 
HPER 225 Strength & Conditioning Practicum I 1
HPER 230 Care & Prevention of Athletic Injuries 3
HPER 301 Physiology of Exercise 3
HPER 312 Nutrition 3
HPER 327 Strength & Conditioning Program Design 3
HPER 365 Advanced Techniques in Strength & Conditioning 3
HPER 411 Measurement and Evaluation in Human Performance      3
HPER 425 Kinesiology 3
HPER 450 Strength & Conditioning Practicum II 2
TOTAL HOURS - 24     

 

 Health - This minor is designed for those individuals who would like to:  

  • become grounded in the field of health or health promotion
  • become qualified to be certified to teach in the field of health at the preK-12 level
 
HPER 227 Safety and First Aid Education 2
HPER 311 Personal and Community Health 3
HPER 312 Nutrition 3
HPER 360 Drugs & Violence in Health Education 3
HPER 402 Administration of Health, PE and Athletic Programs      3
HPER 424 Health and Physical Education in the Classroom 3
HPER 425 Kinesiology 3
TOTAL HOURS - 20