HPER - Human Performance
Catalog Nbr.Course Title/Course TopicsCredits
HPER 134Folk Dance1.00
Folk Dance - Fundamentals of various styles and techniques of movement and dance.
General Education Requirements (2016-17 and Prior Catalogs):
Fine Arts Aesthetic Experience
HPER 135Square Dance2.00
Square Dance - Fundamentals of various styles and techniques of movement and dance.
General Education Requirements (2016-17 and Prior Catalogs):
Fine Arts Aesthetic Experience
HPER 264Human Structure & Function3.00
Physiological and anatomical facts and concepts as they relate to health promotion, human performance and athletics. Issues specifically addressed include: integration and coordination, transport, absorption, and excretion. Prerequisite: Must have a passing grade in HPER 264, BIOL 316 (except students in teacher certification).
HPER 333Human Performance (P.E.) Content Elem Ed and Middle School Teacher2.00
Content areas in human performance for the elementary and middle schools including rhythms, stunts and tumbling, simple games, divergent and convergent movement, relays, fitness, and lead-up games. Must be taken concurrently with HPER 334. Prerequisite: Admission to the Teacher Education Program.
Prerequisites:
Admission to Teacher Education Program.
HPER 334Methods & Curriculum in Human Performance (PE) for Elem Ed & Middle School Teacher2.00
Teaching methods, instructional materials and evaluation techniques for each content area in a well-balanced human performance curriculum. Mini-teaching in the various areas will be emphasized. Must be taken concurrently with HPER 333. Prerequisite: Admission to the Teacher Education Program.
Prerequisites:
Admission to Teacher Education Program.
HPER 437Practicum In Human Performance1.00 - 16.00
Experience under direct supervision in teaching human performance activities. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.
HPER 490Independent Study1.00 - 6.00
An opportunity for students to intensively investigate various phases, trends and/or programs in human performance. Each student will present a thorough paper on a selected phase, trend or problem in human performance. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor, junior standing in Human Performance, and 3.0 grade point average.
HPER 491Fieldwork1.00 - 12.00
Varied opportunities to work in field settings. Each credit equals approximately 36 hours of on-the-job experience outside the University. Normally open to juniors and seniors. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.
HPER 492Experiential Learning1.00 - 12.00
Credit for certain non-classroom experiences on campus. Normally open to juniors and seniors. Credit for experience is normally sought prior to its occurrence. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.
HPER 493Special/Student Initiated Seminar1.00 - 6.00
This department offers a specially designed seminar or student-initiated seminar when there is sufficient student interest.
HPER 494Workshop1.00 - 8.00
A short-term, activity oriented course in a specialized area.
HPER 495Current Topics Seminar1.00 - 12.00
Advanced seminar on major contemporary developments in the area of human performance and athletics.
HPER 496Internship10.00 - 20.00
On-the-job experience with community agencies to provide students with realistic opportunities to apply their skills to practical problems. A student must work at the site of minimum of 20 hours per week (10 credits) to enroll for an internship. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.