Degree Requirements

Health Education Major

HPE 104 – Components of Fitness Training

HPE 110 – Personal and Community Health

HPE 114 – Health and Safety Education

HPE 115 – Chemical Dependency Education

HPE 215 – Health and Exercise Psychology

HPE 316 – Human Sexuality

HPE 320 – School Health Curriculum

HPE 357 – Measurement in Health, Physical Education and Exercise Science

HPE 358 – Assessment in Health and Physical Education

HPE 390 – Instructional Methods and Materials in Health Education

HPE 410 – Administration and Supervision of the School Health Program

HPE 450 – Current Health Issues

BIO 103 – Human Anatomy and Physiology

PSY 250 – Child Development

or PSY 252 – Adolescent and Young Adult Development

Graduation Skills

Graduation skills in Critical Thinking (CT), Quantitative Reasoning (QR), Speaking (S), and Writing (W) are embedded throughout the offered courses and are met by completing the major.

Transfer students must consult an advisor about potential adjustments to their course requirements to fulfill each of these skills.

Health Education Minor

HPE 104 – Components of Fitness Training

HPE 110 – Personal and Community Health

HPE 114 – Health and Safety Education

HPE 115 – Chemical Dependency Education

HPE 316 – Human Sexuality

HPE 320 – School Health Curriculum

HPE 390 – Instructional Methods and Materials in Health Education

HPE 450 – Current Health Issues

BIO 103 – Human Anatomy and Physiology

(The Minnesota Board of Teaching does not license minors in teaching.)

Teaching Licensure

The Minnesota Board of Teaching has specific licensing requirements for teachers that may be subject to change after the publication of this catalog. It is the responsibility of the student to consult with the Augsburg Education Department to identify current Minnesota teacher licensure requirements.

A Bachelor of Science degree is available for students seeking teacher licensure. Students must consult with a faculty advisor concerning the Augsburg Core Curriculum requirements under the Bachelor of Science option.

Physical Education Major

HPE 104 – Components of Fitness Training

HPE 114 – Health and Safety Education

HPE 115 – Chemical Dependency Education

HPE 205 – Introduction to Health, Physical Education, and Exercise Science

HPE 220 – Motor Learning and Development

HPE 254 – Introduction to Developmental/Adapted Physical Education

HPE 275 – Prevention and Care of Athletic Injuries

HPE 324 – K-6 PE Games and Activities

HPE 334 – 7-12 Sport Skills and Activities

HPE 335 – Outdoor Education

HPE 340 – Organization and Administration of Physical Education Programs

HPE 350 – Kinesiology

HPE 351 – Physiology of Exercise

HPE 357 – Measurement in Health, Physical Education, and Exercise Science

HPE 358 – Assessment in Health and Physical Education

HPE 473 – Physical Education Curriculum

BIO 103 – Human Anatomy and Physiology

Physical Education Minor

HPE 104 – Components of Fitness Training

HPE 115 – Chemical Dependency Education

HPE 205 – Introduction to Health, Physical Education, and Exercise Science

HPE 324 – K-6 PE Games and Activities

HPE 334 – 7-12 Sport Skills and Activities

HPE 351 – Physiology of Exercise

(The Minnesota Board of Teaching does not license minors in teaching.)

Coaching Certification

The Minnesota Board of Teaching does not require coaching certification. The following courses are recommended for those interested in coaching in Minnesota public schools:

HPE 114 – Safety Education

HPE 275 – Prevention and Care of Athletic Injuries

HPE 280 – Coaching Theory

The Minnesota State High School League (MSHSL) requires all head varsity coaches of interscholastic sports to complete

a coaching effectiveness program offered through the MSHSL.

Teaching Licensure

The Minnesota Board of Teaching has specific licensing requirements for teachers that may be subject to change after the publication of this catalog. It is the responsibility of the student to consult with the Augsburg Education Department to identify current Minnesota teacher licensure requirements.

A Bachelor of Science degree is available for students seeking teacher licensure. Students must consult with a faculty advisor concerning the Augsburg Core Curriculum requirements under the Bachelor of Science option.

Exercise Science Major, BA

HPE 104 – Components of Fitness Training

HPE 110 – Personal and Community Health

HPE 114 – Health and Safety Education

HPE 115 – Chemical Dependency Education

HPE 205 – Introduction to Health, Physical Education, and Exercise Science

HPE 215 – Health and Exercise Psychology

HPE 275 – Prevention and Care of Athletic Injuries

HPE 300 – Nutrition for Exercise Science

HPE 305 – Stress Management

HPE 350 – Kinesiology

HPE 351 – Physiology of Exercise

HPE 357 – Measurement in Health, Physical Education, and Exercise Science

HPE 397/399 – Internship in Exercise Science

HPE 450 – Current Health Issues

HPE 490 – Exercise Science Seminar and Keystone

BIO 103 – Human Anatomy and Physiology

HPE 315 – Exercise Testing and Prescription

HPE 430 – Epidemiology (HLTH 400 – Epidemiology at Univ. of St. Thomas)

or HPE 304 – Advanced Fitness Training

Exercise Science Major, BS

Pre-Health Science Track:

This major is available for those wishing to satisfy the prerequisites for graduate school in exercise science allied professions such as physical therapy, occupational therapy, athletic training, and chiropractic.

HPE 104 – Components of Fitness

HPE 110 – Personal and Community Health

HPE 114 – Health and Safety Education

HPE 115 – Chemical Dependency Education

HPE 205 – Introduction to Health, Physical Education, and Exercise Science

HPE 215 – Exercise and Health Psychology

HPE 275 – Prevention and Care of Athletic Injuries

HLTH 345 – Nutrition for Health (St. Thomas)

HPE 304 – Advanced Fitness Training

HPE 305 – Stress Management

HPE 315 – Exercise Testing and Prescription

HPE 350 – Kinesiology

HPE 351 – Physiology of Exercise

HPE 357 – Measurement in Health, Physical Education, and Exercise Science

HPE 397/399 – Internship

HPE 450 – Current Health Issues

HPE 490 – Exercise Science Seminar and Keystone

Supporting courses:

BIO 151 – Introductory Biology

BIO 152 – Evolution, Ecology and Diversity

BIO 253 – Introductory Cellular Biology

BIO 353 – Comparative Vertebrate Anatomy

BIO 473 – Animal Physiology

CHM 115 – General Chemistry I

CHM 116 – General Chemistry II

EXSS 3650 – Methods for Fitness Professionals (St. Catherine)

EXSS 4300 – Advanced Biomechanics (St. Catherine)

FSNU 3250 – Sports Nutrition (St. Catherine)

MAT 114 – Precalculus

INDI 2220 – Medical Terminology (St. Catherine)

INDI 4900 – Intro to Physical Therapy (St. Catherine)

HPE 220 – Motor Learning and Development

PHYS 1080 – Physics for Health Science I (St. Catherine)

PHYS 1090 – Physics for Health Science II (St. Catherine)

PSY 105 – Principles of Psychology

PSY 215 – Research Methods and Statistics I

PSY 262 – Abnormal Psychology

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