Health & Human Perfor Courses

HHPS 520 - Governance and Ethics in Sport
Hours: 3
A study of ethical problems in the contemporary sport industry and the theoretical models available for analyzing these problems. Various governing agencies in sport, including those at the high school, collegiate, and professional levels will be studied, emphasizing investigation of the organizational structure, authority, membership and influence of these sport governing bodies.

HHPS 521 - Fin & Econ in Sport
Hours: 3
The study of financial theories and practical application as they impact sport revenues and expenditures; familiarization with current issues and trends in financing sport organizations.

HHPS 525 - Mktng and Pub Relat in Sports
Hours: 3
Mktng and Pub Relat in Sports. An investigation of revenue source available to sport organizations and sport-marketing plans utilizing the concepts of product, price, promotion, sales and advertising. The course will further examine aspects of external and internal communication in sport pertaining to community, customer, employee and media relations.

HHPS 528 - Sport Psychology
Hours: 3
Sport Psychology - Three semester hours A study of the relationship of psychology to sport: topics include history of sport psychology, application of learning principles, social psychology, personality variables, psychological assessment, youth sport, women in sport, the psychology of coaching, and performance enhancement.

HHPS 535 - Soc of Sport & Phys Activity
Hours: 3
Sociology of Sport and Physical Activity - Three semester hours A study of the social institution of sport and physical activity and consequences for American society, including social organization from play to professional sport; violence, discrimination, and special populations; and socialization implications from participation in sports and physical activity.

HHPS 537 - Internship in Sport Studies
Hours: 3
Internship in Sport Studies. Supervised internship with corporate fitness centers, rehabilitation centers, hospitals, recreation centers and similar agencies and organizations.

HHPS 539 - Sport Law
Hours: 3
Sport Law. A study of the legal aspects of the professional sports industry, including the ways in which contract, labor, tort and antitrust law influence, impact and direct the development of relationships between leagues, athletes, agents, television, internet, advertisers and fans. There will also be a critical analysis of law as it impacts sport in educational institutions and communities.

HHPS 541 - OUTDOOR ED TCHRS
Hours: 3
Outdoor Education for Teachers in Secondary Schools. Three semester hours. A study of the organization for school camping and outdoor education. Topics include water safety, scouting, gunmanship, crafts, campfire activities, and other camp recreational activities.

HHPS 564 - Fac/Equip in Kine & Sport
Hours: 3
Fac/Equip in Kine & Sport. A study of acquisition, planning, and construction of physical education and sport facilities. Additionally, studies will be made of appropriate selection and use of physical education and sport equipment.

HHPS 584 - Administration in Sport and Recreation Programs
Hours: 3
This course is an overview of the nature and scope of administrative issues in the sport industry and recreational agencies and will expand the studens' understanding of management theories and their application to sport and recreatin administration.

HHPS 589 - INDEPENDENT STUDY
Hours: 1-4
Independent Study. One to four semester hours. Individualized instruction/research at an advanced level in a specialized content area under the direction of a faculty member. May be repeated when the topic varies. Prerequisite: Consent of department head.

HHPS 594 - Ldshp in Sport and Recreation
Hours: 3
A study of the leadership theories and practices i recreational, collegiate, and professional sport and in recreational programs for youth organizations, institutions, industry, and public agencies.

HHPS 597 - Special Topics
Hours: 1-4
Special Topics