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

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.

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 304 – Advanced Fitness Training or HLTH 400 – Epidemiology (St. Thomas)
  • 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 in Exercise Science
  • HPE 450 – Current Health Issues
  • HPE 490 – Exercise Science Seminar and Keystone
  • BIO 103 – Human Anatomy and Physiology

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

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.

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