DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN PERFORMANCE

Dr. George T. White, Chair
3006 Kathleen and Tom Elam Center
(901) 881-7310

FACULTY

Deborah Chapman, L. Nadine Gearin, Ernest A. Gibson, Cile Grasfeder, Karen M. Greenockle, Lucia Jones, Vernon J. Prather, Gracie J. Purvis, Linda C. Ramsey, Charles E. Rayburn, George T. White

MISSION STATEMENT

MAJORS AND MINORS

There are four available concentrations within the Health and Human Performance Major: Licensure K-12, Fitness Management, Sports Management, and Athletic Training. In addition, there are two minors: one in Athletic Coaching which enables certification by the American Coaching Effectiveness Program, and the second in Sports Medicine which enables certification by the National Athletic Trainers Association. The faculty expects each student who graduates with a major in Health and Human Performance to demonstrate appropriate mastery of the following goals:

A myriad of career choices are available with a major in physical education. Students may choose traditional teaching and coaching positions or nontraditional positions available in recreation, fitness centers, business and industry. The academic advisor is available to assist in answering questions and scheduling.

DEPARTMENTAL SCHOLARSHIPS

Two $500 scholarships are awarded each year by the Health and Human Performance faculty to physical education and health majors demonstrating an outstanding academic record and professional potential. Applications are available in the Health and Human Performance Office (3006 Elam Center) and should be filed no later than February 22 each year. The scholarship recipients will be announced at Honors Day in the spring of each year.

STUDENT ORGANIZATIONS

Phi Epsilon Mu is the student professional organization which offers the physical education major an opportunity for personal and professional growth through involvement in departmental activities and campus events. Members are frequently selected for leadership positions in the Tennessee Association of Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance and are eligible to receive this organization's Outstanding Student Award. This recognition qualifies them for the regional and national American Alliance of Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance Outstanding Student Awards. Since 1987, eight UT Martin students have received these distinguished recognition's.

INTERNSHIPS

Majors selecting the K-12 Licensure option serve separate seven and one-half week internships in an elementary school and a secondary school. Those majors selecting the Fitness Management option serve a 15-week internship in settings such as corporate fitness centers, hospital wellness centers, or rehabilitative centers. Placement is available in metropolitan areas in and out of the State of Tennessee. For the major selecting the Sports Management option the 15-week internship is served in settings such as sport sales, sport administration, sport organizations, or public recreation.

CURRICULAR REQUIREMENTS

The student must complete the following minimal requirements and earn a grade of C or better in all courses taken in the department.

1. Eng 111-112 6

2. Comm 230, 331, or 332 3

3. Humanities electives 12 Select from: Art 110, 210, 211; Dance 110, 111; Eng 250, 251, 260, 261, 270, 271; For Lan 211, 212; Music 111, 112; Phil 110, 120, 130, 210; Rel St 201, 202; Theatre 110, 111

4. Biol 110, Zool 201 or any human physiology with lab 8

5. Social Science electives 15 Select from: Anthro 101, 201; Econ 201, 202; Geog 151, 152; Hist 121, 122, 201, 202; Pol Sci 210, 220; Psych 110, 120, 312, 313; Soc 201, 202, 208

6. Math 140 (or above) and Computer Literacy elective 6 (should include word processing & data manipulation)

7. Health 111, 320 and Nutrition elective 9 B. Health and Human Performance Major 51/54 hours

1. Core Requirements 42/36

a. Hum Per 206*, 209 6/3 *required for licensure only

b. Hum Per 304 or 431**, 305, 315, 350, 405, 430 and 440 21 **Hum Per 304 is required for Licensure and Sports Management and may be an elective for Fitness Management; 431 is required for Fitness Management only.

c. Health 315, 351, 352, 353, 354, 410*** 15/12 ***Hlth 410 is required for licensure only.

2. World of Practice 9/18 hours

a. Hum Per 308, 309, 411 (Licensure K-12) 9

b. Hum Per 312, 313, 491 (Athletic Training) 18

c. Hum Per 302-303, 491 (Fitness Management) 18

d. Hum Per 306-307, 491 (Sports Management) 18

C. Concentration 22/19 hours

1. Athletic Training 19

a. Hlth 300, 301, 400, 401 12

b. Electives 7

2. Fitness Management 19 12 of the 19 hours must be upper division academic electives and at least two-thirds of upper division electives must be in a concentrated area selected from: Bus Adm, Hlth, P&R Adm, Hum Per, Psych, Sci, Nutr, Soc, or Educ

3. Licensure Physical Education and Health K-12 22 (Admission to Teacher Education required for courses marked with an asterisk.)

a. Spec Ed 300 3

b. Tchr Ed 301* 2

c. Tchr Ed 302* 4

d. Tchr Ed 401* 1

e. Tchr Ed 405* 6

f. Tchr Ed 406* 6

4. Sports Management 19 12 of the 19 hours must be upper division academic electives and at least two-thirds of upper division electives must be in a concentrated area selected from: Bus Adm, Hlth, P&R Adm, Hum Per, Psych, Sci, Soc, Educ, or Comm Total required for B.S. degree: 132 semester hours

B.S. IN EDUCATION Major in Health and Human Performance

SUGGESTED CLASS SCHEDULE FOR ATHLETIC TRAINING CONCENTRATION

Freshman Year Hours

Eng 111-112 6

Biol 110 4

Math 140 (or above) 3

Comm 230 3

Humanities electives 6

Social Science electives 6

Health 111 3

Hum Per 209 3 ____ Total Hours 34

Junior Year Hours

Health 315, 351, 352, 353, 354 12

Hum Per 315, 430, 304 OR 431 9

Hlth 300, 301, 400 9

Hum Per 312 3

Athletic Training concentration elective 3 ____ Total Hours 36

Sophomore Year Hours

HL 311 or other Computer elective 3

Anatomy/Physio with lab 4

Humanities electives 6

Social Science electives 9

Hlth 320 3 Hum Per 305 3

Hum Per 350 3 Athletic Training concentration electives 4 ______ Total Hours 35

Senior Year Hours

Hum Per 405, 440 6

Hum Per 313 3

Hlth 401 3

Nutrition elective 3

Hum Per 491 12 ______ Total Hours 27

Total hours required for B.S. Degree: 132 semester hours

SUGGESTED CLASS SCHEDULE FOR FITNESS MANAGEMENT CONCENTRATION

Freshman Year Hours

Eng 111-112 6

Biol 110 4

Math 140 (or above) 3

Comm 230 3

Humanities electives 6

Social Science electives 6

Health 111 3

Hum Per 209 3 ____ Total Hours 34

Junior Year Hours

Health 315, 320, 351, 352, 353, 354 15

Hum Per 315, 430, 431 9

Hlth Per 302 3

Fitness Mgt concentration electives 6

Nutrition elective 3 ____ Total Hours 36

Sophomore Year Hours

HL 311 or other Computer elective 3

Anatomy/Physio with lab 4

Humanities electives 6

Social Science electives 9

Hum Per 305 3

Hum Per 350 3

Fitness Mgt concentration electives 6______ Total Hours 34

Senior Year Hours

Hum Per 405, 440 6

Fitness Mgt concentration electives 7

Hum Per 303 3

Hum Per 491 12______ Total Hours 28

Total hours required for B.S. Degree: 132 semester hours

SUGGESTED CLASS SCHEDULE FOR K-12 LICENSURE CONCENTRATION Freshman Year Hours

Eng 111-112 6

Biol 110 4

Math 140 (or above) 3

Comm 230 3

Humanities elective 3

Social Science electives 6

Health 111 3

Hum Per 206 3

Hum Per 209 3 ____ Total Hours 34

Junior Year Hours

Nutrition elective 3

Health 315, 320, 351, 352, 353, 354 15

Hum Per 304, 315 6

Tchr Ed 301, 302 6

Social Science electives 3

Spec Ed 300 3 ____ Total Hours 36

Sophomore Year Hours

HL 311 or other Computer elective 3

Anatomy/Physio with lab 4

Humanities electives 9

Social Science electives 6

Hum Per 305 3

Hum Per 308 3

Hum Per 309 3

Hum Per 350 3______ Total Hours 34

Senior Year Hours

Hum Per 405, 411, 430, 440 12

Hlth 410 3

Tchr Ed 401, 405, 406 13______ Total Hours 28

Total hours required for B.S. Degree: 132 semester hours

SUGGESTED CLASS SCHEDULE FOR SPORTS MANAGEMENT CONCENTRATION

Freshman Year Hours

Eng 111-112 6

Biol 110 4

Math 140 (or above) 3

Comm 230 3

Humanities electives 6

Social Science electives 6

Health 111 3

Hum Per 209 3 ____ Total Hours 34

Junior Year Hours

Health 315, 320, 351, 352, 353, 354 15

Hum Per 304, 315, 430 9

Hum Per 306 3

Nutrition elective 3

Sports Mgt concentration electives 6 ____ Total Hours 36

Sophomore Year Hours

HL 311 or other Computer elective 3

Anatomy/Physio with lab 4

Humanities electives 6

Social Science electives 9

Hum Per 305 3

Hum Per 350 3

Sports Mgt concentration electives 6______ Total Hours 34

Senior Year Hours

Hum Per 405, 440 6

Sports Mgt concentration electives 7

Hum Per 307 3

Hum Per 491 12______ Total Hours 28

Total hours required for B.S. Degree: 132 semester hours

MINORS LEADING TO CERTIFICATION

1. Athletic Coaching (30 Hours) Health 300, Human Performance 305, 350, 405, 430, 490, and three hours selected from Human Performance 460, 465, 470, 475, 480, 485, or Nutrition 322. Course work meets requirements to take the American Sport Education Program (ASEP) Level I Certification Exam.

2. Sports Medicine (15 Hours) Health 111 and Zoology 201 (or equivalent) are prerequisites to the minor which consists of Health 300, 400, Human Performance 305, 430, and Nutrition 322. The candidate must complete the above requirements for a minor in Sportsmedicine. In order to qualify for the National Athletic Trainers Association (NATA) Board Examination, the candidate must also complete additional coursework and 1500 hours practical experience under the supervision of a certified athletic trainer.

NOTE: Students need to check with their academic advisor concerning accuracy of course requirements in each certification area.

DESCRIPTION OF COURSES

A student may elect a maximum of eight semester hours credit within the service (activity) program to count toward graduation. ONLY two service (activity) courses may be taken during any given semester. Any service course may be taken either for a letter grade or for Pass/Fail. If the Pass/Fail option is chosen, this option must be declared in writing before the end of the course adjustment period.

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