Human Performance and Sport Framework


Students in the master’s program also receive a foundation in acquiring skills including
research methods and assessment as preparation for a comprehensive study. Students may
select either a thesis, field project or comprehensive exam option. A total of 36 credit hours is required.

Graduate Human Performance and Sport

 
Required for all HPS students
Dept  Course Number Course Name Credit
HPS  620 Research Methods in HPLS  3
HPS  670 Assessment and Evaluations in HPLS    3
HPS
or
HPS
 697
or
699
Field Project
or
Thesis
 6
Or you can choose the Comprehensive exam option in place of the Field Project or Thesis by taking six credits of coursework:
HPS  5/6xx Choose an Elective  3
HPS  5/6xx Choose an Elective  3
Choose 24 credits form the following
HPS 521 Epidemiology 3
HPS 535 Selected Topic in Public Health Health and Wellness 3
HPS 569 Public Health and Wellness 3
HPS 589 Fitness/Wellness Program Leadership 3
HPS 590 Independent Study 3
HPS 508 Principles, Ethics, and Problems of Athletic Coaching 3
HPS 515 Women in Sport 3
HPS 516 Aquatics Management 3
HPS 521 Designs for Fitness 3
HPS 528 Nutrition & Supplements for Sport 3
HPS 530 CSM Health Fitness Instructor Review 3
HPS 532 NSCA Strength Coach Review 3
HPS 5/634 Practicum in HPS 1-4
HPS 5/635 ST in HPS 1-4
HPS 536 Pediatric Exercise Physiology 3
HPS 538 Physical Activity and Aging 3
HPS 561 Sport Marketing and Promotion 3
HPS 565 Planning Areas and Facilities 3
HPS 568 Physical Education for Special Populations 3
HPS 576 Stress Testing 3
HPS 578 Psychology of Coaching 3
HPS 5/690 Independent Study 3
HPS 604 Curriculum Design 1-4
HPS 612 Sport in Society 3
HPS  613 Physical Education, Athletics and the Law 3
HPS  641 Issues in HPLS 3
HPS  650 Seminar    1-4
HPS  651 Administration of Athletics 3
HPS 660 History and Philosophy of Physical Education and Sport 3
HPS  682 Physiological Basis of Sport Performance and Cond Prog 3
HPS  692 Independent Research 1-4
Total Credits 36