HPR

Health, Physical Education & Recreation

  • HPR 2020 Teaching Fitness in Physical Education

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture
    Lab

    Develops fitness knowledge, skills and teaching strategies in future physical education teachers to enhance fitness and physical activity levels in Pre K-12 students. Students are required to demonstrate competency in fitness-related skills and a minimum level of health-related fitness.

  • HPR 2040 Adventure Education

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture
    Lab

    Develops knowledge, skills and dispositions to successfully implement Adventure Education curriculum in pre K-12 physical education programs.

  • HPR 2120 Adapted Physical Education and Recreation

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture
    Lab

    Introduction to sport, leisure and physical education for persons with special needs across school, community or clinical based programs.

  • HPR 2430 Motor Development and Learning

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    4
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Examination of the factors influencing the development, performance and learning of motor skills.

  • HPR 2600 Introduction to Education

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Orientation to the teaching profession and pluralistic American society as well as an awareness of the global community.

  • HPR 2700 Educational Psychology

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Understand how people learn, how to motivate, and assess preK-12 students based on theoretical principles from field of educational psychology.

  • HPR 2810 Physical and Health Education for MCE

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Curriculum teaching methods and materials, for 4th -9th grades, promoting a positive lifestyle. Comprehensive school health program, activity for optimal growth and controversial issues will be covered.

  • HPR 2900 Individuals with Exceptionalities

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Overview of historical and current legal, philosophical and education issues surrounding the definition, identification, causes/prevalence of specific exceptionalities, service delivery/placement options and multidisciplinary team process across education and community settings.

  • HPR 3010 Teaching Invasion Games

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture
    Lab

    Models best teaching practices in invasion games such as basketball, soccer, softball, and flag football. Students are required to demonstrate proficiency in sports skills.

  • HPR 3030 Teaching Net/Wall Games

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture
    Lab

    Models best teaching practices in net/wall games such as badminton, tennis and volleyball. Students are required to demonstrate skill proficiency.

  • HPR 3100 Practicum I: Health Education and Physical Education

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    1
    Schedule Type: 
    Practicum

    Candidates, mentored by a classroom teacher, participate in the educational process, assist with classroom duties, and participate in the classroom while examining the dynamics of the classroom.

  • HPR 3560 Assessment in Health and Physical Education

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Introduction to the construction, evaluation, and interpretation of assessments utilized in K-12 health and physical education. Emphasis on standards-based assessments and analysis of data to inform instruction. Integrated Writing course.

  • HPR 3850 Teaching Elementary Physical Education

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Applies teaching and management strategies that have been linked to student learning, the design of instructional materials and techniques, and strategies working with a diversity of learners in grades K-5.

  • HPR 4100 Practicum II: Health Education and Physical Education

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    1
    Schedule Type: 
    Practicum

    Mentored by a classroom teacher, candidates learn about the educational process, assist with classroom duties, and participate in the classroom while examining the dynamics of the classroom.

  • HPR 4290 K-12 Practicum: Health Education and Physical Education

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    12
    Schedule Type: 
    Practicum

    Supervised full-time student teaching in a K-12 school setting.

  • HPR 4450 Checkpoint 3

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    1
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Monitors and supports the professional progress of health and physical education licensure students. Enhances the HPR teacher candidate's preparation for Praxis II exam, student teaching and career development.

  • HPR 4850 Teaching Middle and High School Physical Education

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Students apply teaching and management strategies that have been linked to student learning, the design of instructional materials and techniques, and strategies for working with a diversity of learners in middle and high school.