Cumberland University

Health and Human Performance - with emphasis in Physical Education & Health

 

Mission Statement: The mission of the Health and Human Performance Program (HHP) is to educate individuals to become baccalaureate or master’s prepared, competent professionals in sport management, sport and exercise science, and physical education.
 

The physical education and health emphasis, leading to a K-12 Tennessee teaching license, provides the fundamental understanding of the development and analysis of motor behavior, science of bodily movement, and the art of teaching physical education and health.

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Health & Human Performance with Physical Education & Health emphasis

 
  Required Health & Human Performance Core  

HPER 102-130

PE Activity Courses (Non-Varsity Sport Credit) 1
HPER 200 Foundations of Health, Physical Education & Athletic Programs 3
HPER 227 Safety & First Aid Education 2
HPER 402 Administration of Health, PE & Athletic Programs 3
HPER 421 Senior Seminar 2
HPER 427 Research Methods 3
  HPER Practicum Requirements  
HPER 496 Practicum in Physical Education 3
  Requirements for Physical Education & Health concentration  
HPER 220 PE Activities 3
HPER 301 Physiology of Exercise 3
HPER 311 Personal & Community Health 3
HPER 312 Nutrition 3
HPER 320 Motor Learning & Development 3
HPER 326 Teaching Sport & Leisure Skills 3
HPER 343 Essentials in Adaptive Physical Education 2
HPER 360 Drugs & Violence in Health Education 3
HPER 370  Psycho Social Aspects of Movement 3
HPER 410 Curriculum Development in Health & Physical Education 3
HPER 411 Measurement & Evaluation in Human Performance 3
HPER 425 Kinesiology 3
  Additional Requirements in Professional Education  
ED 190 Introduction to Computers for Instruction 3
ED 201 Education as a Profession 3
ED 301 Strategies in Teaching 3
ED 314 History & Philosophy of Education 3
ED 330 Exceptionally & Culturally Diverse Individuals 3
ED 432 Classroom Management 3
HPER (ED) 424 Health & Physical Education in the Classroom K-12 3
ED 445 Enhanced Student Teaching 12
 

Requirements for Praxis II for the Tennessee State Teaching Licensure: i. Physical Education: Content and Design (Test Code: 5095) ii. Principles of Learning and Teaching