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Comprised of three distinct colleges, Oklahoma Panhandle State University accepts a diverse collection of students from all educational backgrounds. The programs of study offered at OPSU lead to nearly 60 different baccalaureate and associate degrees. In addition to the baccalaureate opportunities, OPSU offers several pre-professional studies in selected fields. OPSU strives to enrich its student's lives educationally, personally, and socially. It is the hope that students matriculating at OPSU will receive life-long learning experiences that meet their needs, personally and vocationally.

Program Info

Program

Health Physical Education - Academic
B.S. (Bachelor of Science)

Faculty Contact

Photograph of Nordquist, Stacy
Nordquist, Stacy
Title: Instructor / Department Chair of Health and Physical Education
Office: HMH 134
Phone: 580.349.1425..
Email: Email Web Form

Requirements

Total Hours: 120
  • Academic Option (non-teaching)
  • General Education - 41 Hours
    • Communications – 9 Hours
      *ENGL 1113-Freshman English I
      *ENGL 1213-Freshman English II
      *COMM 1113-Speech Communication
    • Mathematics - 3 Hours
      *MATH 1473-Quantitative Reasoning
    • History and Political Science – 6 Hours
      *HIST 1313-Early US History or Hist 1323-Late US History
      *POLS 1013-American Government
    • Science – 8 Hours
      Choose at least one course from each area:
      *BIOL 1304-Principles of Biology I
      *Physical Science with a Lab
    • Humanities – 6 Hours
      Choose six hours from the following areas: philosophy, humanities, music appreciation, art appreciation, literature, introduction to theater, world history, music history, world religion, others as approved by VPAA.
    • Behavioral Sciences – 6 Hours
      *Economics Elective
      *PSYC 2123-Psychology of Personal Adjustment
    • Freshman Orientation 1
      *UCSS 1111-Student Success Seminar
    • Liberal Arts/Science Elective – 2 Hours
      *Courses can be from any of the previous areas of study
  • Health, Physical Education Course Work - 37 Hours
    • BIOL 2205 Human Physiology
    • HPE 1001 Lifetime Wellness
    • HPE 2003 Introduction to Management and Instruction in Physical Act.
    • HPE 2102 First Aid
    • HPE 2122 Care & Prevention of Athletics Injuries (pre-req HPE 2102)
    • HPE 2212 School & Community Health Programming
    • HPE 2222 Personal Health & Drug Awareness
    • HPE 2253 Foundations of Physical Educ.
    • HPE 3162 Evaluation of Physical Activities (Jr/Sr standing)
    • HPE 3172 Adapted and Therapeutic PE (Jr/Sr standing)
    • HPE 3263 Kinesiology (pre req BIOL 2205)
    • HPE 3693 Physiology of Exercise (pre req BIOL 2205)
    • HPE 4012 Skill & Techniques Team Activities (Jr/Sr standing)
    • HPE 4022 Skill & Techniques Individual & Dual (Jr/Sr standing)
    • HPE 4123 Org. & Administration of Health, Physical Education (JR/Sr standing)
  • Electives - Select courses to reach 10 Hours
    • HPE 2012 Fundamentals & Coaching Football
    • HPE 2022 Fundamentals & Coaching Basketball
    • HPE 2032 Fundamentals & Coaching Baseball & Softball
    • HPE 2042 Officiating
    • HPE 2052 Fundamentals & Coaching Track & Field
    • HPE 2062 Fundamentals & Coaching Volleyball
    • HPE 3072 Fundamentals & Coaching Strength & Cond. (Jr/Sr standing)
    • # HPE 4822 Exercise and Fitness Perscription
      # Pre Req HPE 3263
    • HPE 4103 Sports Info. Management (Jr. Standing)
    • BIOL 1123 Nutrition