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Degree Requirements 2018-2019

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
  • One of PSY 250 or PSY 252
    • PSY 250 – Child Development
    • 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.

All students seeking teaching licensure must receive a minimum grade of C in all required courses with an HPE prefix.

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.

All students seeking teaching licensure must receive a minimum grade of C in all required courses with an HPE prefix.

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 220 – Motor Learning and Development
  • HPE 275 – Prevention and Care of Athletic Injuries
  • HPE 300 – Nutrition for Exercise Science
  • 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 in Exercise Science
  • HPE 450 – Current Health Issues
  • HPE 452 – Advanced Biomechanics
  • 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 and allied professions such as physical therapy, occupational therapy, athletic training, and chiropractic. Students wishing to apply for admission to an accredited Physical Therapy program are advised to take INDI 2220 – Medical Terminology, and one of MAT 114 – Precalculus or MAT 145 – Calculus.

  • 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 275 – Prevention and Care of Athletic Injuries
  • HPE 300 – Nutrition for Exercise Science
  • HPE 304 – Advanced Fitness Training
  • 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 490 – Exercise Science Seminar and Keystone

Supporting courses:

  • BIO 151 – Introductory Biology
  • BIO 152 – Evolution, Ecology and Diversity
  • Complete an anatomy and physiology two course sequence
    • BIO 353 and BIO 473
      • BIO 353 – Comparative Vertebrate Anatomy
      • BIO 473 – Physiology of Humans and Other Animals
    • BIOL 2610 and BIOL 2620 (St. Catherine)
      • BIOL 2610 – Human Anatomy and Physiology I
      • BIOL 2620 – Human Anatomy and Physiology II
    • CHM 115 and CHM 115L- General Chemistry I and Lab
    • CHM 116 and CHM 116L – General Chemistry II and Lab
    • PHY 107 – College Physics I
    • PHY 108 – College Physics II
    • PSY 105 – Principles of Psychology
    • Complete one of PSY 215, MAT 163, or MAT 164
      • PSY 215 – Research Methods and Statistics I
      • MAT 163 – Introductory Statistics
      • MAT 164 – Introductory Statistics for STEM
    • Complete one of PSY 203 or PSY 262
      • PSY 203 – Lifespan Development
      • PSY 262 – Abnormal Psychology
    • Complete one elective chosen from:
      • HPE 215 – Exercise and Health Psychology
      • HPE 220 – Motor Learning and Development
      • HPE 305 – Stress Management
      • HPE 450 – Current Health Issues
      • HPE 452 – Advanced Biomechanics

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.

Exercise Science Minor

  • BIO 103 – Human Anatomy and Physiology
  • HPE 104 – Components of Fitness Training
  • HPE 350 and 350L – Kinesiology and lab
  • HPE 351 and 351L – Physiology of Exercise and lab
  • Complete eight credits of HPE electives, chosen from the following:
    • HPE 114 – Health and Safety Education
    • HPE 215 – Health and Exercise Psychology
    • HPE 220 – Motor Learning and Development
    • HPE 280 – Coaching Theory
    • HPE 304 – Advanced Fitness Training
    • HPE 315 – Exercise Testing and Prescription
    • HPE 357 – Measurement in Health, Physical Education, and Exercise Science

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