Minor in Recreation and Wellness

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The minor in recreation and wellness is meant to prepare students to obtain certification in a variety of recreation- and fitness-related areas that are necessary for employment. For those students who are likely to pursue full- or part-time work within the field of recreation and wellness, this minor is ideal.

The minor in recreation and wellness requires 18 credits hours, consisting of the following:

Required Courses         Credits
HPED 103   Lifetime Fitness, Wellness and Nutrition for the Health and Physical Educator     3
HPED 204
  Outdoor Education     3
HPED 303
  Teaching Team and Individual Sports for Lifetime Fitness     3
HPED 314
  Practicum for Health and Physical Education     2
Select seven credits from the list below:     7
HPED 305   Concepts of Peer Health Education      
HPED 320
  ACE Prep Group Exercise      
HPED 321   ACE Prep Personal Training      
HPED 322   Learn to Swim      
HPED 323   Swimming for Fitness      
HPED 324   ARC Lifeguard      
HPED 325   ARC Water Safety Instructor      
HPED 326   Introduction to Mindfulness and Leading With Compassion      
Total Hours         18


Students must have a minimum GPA of 2.8 to declare a minor in education and must maintain a minimum GPA of 2.8 throughout the coursework in the minor.



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