Oct 02, 2022  
Undergraduate Catalog 2020-2022 
    
Undergraduate Catalog 2020-2022

Health, Physical Education, and Recreation, Recreation/Wellness Option (Non-Teaching), B.S.


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All Health, Physical Education and Recreation Majors must complete the General Education Requirements and Health, Physical Education and Recreation Core. The student will choose either the Recreation/Wellness Option or the Teacher Licensure Option with Coaching Endorsement  in order to complete the degree.

General Education Requirements


(Must Complete)

All students must take and complete the required General Education Core  Requirements as indicated by the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff.

All HPER Majors will take and pass with a C or better HLPE 1112  or HLPE 1113  - Swimming.

Total Hours: 45


Health, Physical Education and Recreation Core


(Must Complete)

The Department has Health, Physical Education and Recreation Core. The Core is composed of 37 hours that cover skills, knowledge and understanding of the subject matter for the major.

All HPER Majors will take the following courses:

Total Hours: 37


Non-Teaching Major Assessment Measures


All recreation majors must have a minimum grade point average of 2.00 on a 4.00 scale, score 70% or above on Senior Comprehensive Exam and meet all institution requirements for graduation. The Senior Comprehensive Exam is administered in the RECR 4600 - Recreation Fieldwork Internship  or RECR 4601 - Recreation Fieldwork Internship .

Recreation/Wellness Option


The Wellness Option is designed for individuals who want to pursue careers in Fitness Industry, Parks and Recreation Industry. It will develop an individual’s ability to lead large and small groups in a wide range of activities. In some courses, each individual can obtain certification as an instructor, if all requirements are met.

Total Hours: 38


Suggested Course Sequence


Freshman Year


Total Hours: 16

Spring Semester


Total Hours: 15

Total Hours: 31


Sophomore Year


Total Hours: 14

Spring Semester


Total Hours: 15

Total Hours: 29


Junior Year


Total Hours: 15

Spring Semester


Total Hours: 15

Total Hours: 30


Senior Year


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