2023-24 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    Jun 17, 2024  
2023-24 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Health and Human Performance: Human Performance Concentration (5218), B.S.H.H.P.


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This concentration allows the student to customize a program by combining areas of interest into one degree program. Additionally, this program can lead to professional or graduate studies through careful selection of coursework. A Human Performance graduate can be successful in many career venues when working closely with an academic advisor.

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.

University General Education Core (38 Hours)


*General Education requirements are met if the student transfers associate degree credits from an articulated institution. For students who have not completed an associate’s degree or who are transferring from an institution where there is no articulation agreement, courses will be assessed individually. A single course may not be used in multiple categories.

HHP Human Performance Optional Electives (52 Hours)


No more than 12 hours from any one discipline, outside of the HHP department, will count as electives unless the student is pursuing a minor.

Fifty-two (52) hours may be taken from the following content areas:

  • Athletic Training
  • Biochemistry
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Child and Family Studies
  • Computer Science 201
  • Driver Safety Education
  • Exercise Science
  • Gerontology
  • Health
  • Health and Human Performance
  • Health and Physical Education
  • Honors
  • Human Learning
  • Human Performance
  • Mathematics
  • Microbiology
  • Military Science & Leadership
  • Neuroscience
  • Nursing
  • Nutrition
  • Philosophy
  • Physical Activity (PACT-limit 4-hours)
  • Physics
  • Psychology
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Credit(s): 3
  • Sport Business
  • Credit(s): 3
  • Zoology
  • Unrestricted electives: up to 9 elective hours from courses not listed above will be accepted towards the 55 optional elective credit hours.

Minimum Hours Required for B.S.H.H.P. Degree: 120


Note: Community college classes taken in the following programs will be accepted into the Health and Human Performance Human Performance concentration in Section D, Optional Electives, to fulfill up to 22 hours.

Jackson State Community College–Respiratory Care Technology, Radiology, Physical Therapist Assistant, Medical Laboratory Technician, Emergency Medical Technician

Columbia State Community College–Respiratory Care Technology, Radiology, Emergency Medical Technician

Volunteer Community College–Respiratory Care, Radiology, Physical Therapist Assistant, Emergency Medical Technician

Dyersburg State Community College–Emergency Medical Technician

Southwest Community College–Radiology, Physical Therapist Assistant, Medical Laboratory Technician, Emergency Medical Technician, Biotechnology

Western Kentucky Community and Technical College–Clinical Laboratory Technician, Phlebotomy, Dental Assisting, Dental Hygiene, Diagnostic Medical Sonography, Health Physics, Health Science Technology, Medical Information Technology, Paramedic Completion Program, Pharmacy Technology, Physical Therapist Assistant, Radiography, Respiratory Care, Polysomnography, Surgical Technology

Volunteer State Community College–Allied Health Option, Dental Assistant, Diagnostic Medical Sonography, Medical Laboratory Technology, Ophthalmic Technology, Sleep Diagnostics Technology

75% of HHP Human Performance Concentration Core coursework must be taken at this university.

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