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HUMAN PERFORMANCE AND RECREATION (HPR)

MAJOR/MINOR COURSES

200. Leisure and Recreation in Society. 3 hrs. A study of the significance of play, recreation and leisure in contemporary society and the evolution of organized leisure service programs

+201. Leisure Skills Development. 3 hrs. Methods and materials for selected lifetime leisure skills

202. Introduction to Exercise Science. 1 hr. Introduction to the disciplines within exercise science including the historical background, terminology, professional preparation and careers

203. Introduction to Sport Management. 3 hrs. An overview of the history, foundation and career opportunities in the sport industry

204. Introduction to Sport Coaching/Technology. 3 hrs. Freshmen/sophomores only or upon permission of instructor. An overview of the history, foundation, technology and career opportunities in sport coaching

205L. Dynamic Fitness. 2 hrs. Prerequisite: HPR 105. This course is designed to develop positive physical fitness practices for both short-term and long-term benefits. Self-assessment and program prescription will be emphasized.

209. Varsity Athletics. 1 hr. Enrollment contingent upon current participation on a recognized varsity athletic team; pass/fail basis only; course may be repeated; permission of director of the school required

+210. Practicum. 1 hr. HPR majors only; pre-internship field experience in the area of specialization; may be repeated three times; therapeutic recreation students must provide personal liability insurance

218. Athletic Training and Therapeutic Terminology. 1 hr. Course to develop students’ knowledge of musculoskeletal and orthopedic terminology related to therapeutic athletic training and other related health professions

219. Introduction to Athletic Training. 3 hrs. Introduction to AT profession and eight content areas for AT as defined by the CAATE. Explanation of the role of the certified athletic trainer as a member of the sports medicine team provided

220. Introduction to Human Performance. 3 hrs. Survey of the historical and philosophical foundations of physical education and the sub-disciplines as they relate to professional practice

+273. Taping and Wrapping for Coaches. 2 hrs. A specialized course designed to teach coaching students proper procedures for taping and wrapping of sports-related injuries

+274. Taping and Wrapping of Athletic Injuries. 3 hrs. Athletic Training majors only. Practical taping and wrapping experiences consisting of observation and taping of all types of athletic injuries

+280. Advanced SCUBA. 2 hrs. Prerequisite: HPR 300 or permission of instructor. An opportunity to gain safe enjoyable experiences using advanced diving skills under controlled conditions

284. Creative Rhythms. 3 hrs. Physical Education majors and minors only. Skills in basic fundamental patterns, ethnic dance. Emphasis on instructional strategies in teaching rhythmical activities

301. Kinesiology. 3 hrs. Prerequisites: Grade of C or better in BSC 250, 250L. HPR majors and minors only. Analysis of the structural/functional aspects of human movement. HPR 301L must be taken concurrently

+301L. Kinesiology Laboratory. 1 hr. Prerequisites: Grade of C or better in BSC 250, 250L. HPR majors and minors only. To be taken concurrently with HPR 301

+302. Exercise Testing and Prescription. 4 hrs. Prerequisites: Grade of C or better in HPR 308, 308L or permission of instructor. This course addresses the guidelines for safe and effective testing and evaluation of physical fitness. In addition, the course will focus on the interpretation of fitness data from which safe and effective exercise prescriptions are designed.

303. Evaluation in Human Performance and Recreation. 3 hrs. Administration and interpretation of evaluative techniques in human performance and recreation

+304. Nutrition and Human Performance. 3 hrs. Prerequisites: Grade of C or better in HPR 202, HPR 308, 308L; NFS 362. HPR majors and minors only or permission of instructor. The analysis and synthesis of available literature relative to nutrition and human performance

306. Sport Pedagogy. 3 hrs. Prerequisite: HPR 204; can be taken concurrently with one methods course. Pedagogical techniques of motor skill acquisition in competitive sport settings. SCE major or minors only

307. Organization and Administration of Sport Programs. 3hrs. SCE or SM majors or minors. The organization, technology and administrative procedures of major and minor sports programs

308. Exercise Physiology. 3 hrs. Prerequisites: Grade of C or better in BSC 250, 250L. A study of the physiological changes which occur in the body during muscular activity. HPR 308L must be taken concurrently

+308L. Exercise Physiology Laboratory. 1 hr. Prerequisites: Grade of C or better in BSC 250, 250L. To be taken concurrently with HPR 308

310. Pre-Internship in Exercise Science. 2 hrs. Prerequisites: HPR 308, HPR 420 or permission of instructor. Exercise Science majors only. Preparation for the internship experience which consists of observation and practice at potential exercise science internship sites, interviewing for intern positions, and writing the internship proposal

+311. Athletic Training Emergency Care. 3 hrs. AT majors only. Instruction in taping and wrapping of the upper and lower extremeties, spine board techniques and certification in CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer

311L. Athletic Training Emergency Care Laboratory. 1 hr. To be taken concurrently with HPR 311. Includes Instructor Rating Certification in Community First Aid and Safety for the American Red Cross

312. Sports Products. 3 hrs. Sports and High Performance Materials majors only. The study of materials technology as it relates to the design of sports equipment and the effects on sports medicine

314. Instructional Techniques in Team Sports. 3 hrs. Physical education K-12 teaching majors and minors only. Instructional decision-making process specific to basketball, soccer, speedball, volleyball and other selected team sports

318. Foundations of Teaching Physical Education. 3 hrs. Physical education history, instructional models, pedagogical strategies, and curriculum. Physical education and dual degree (PE/SCE) majors and physical education minors only

319. Organization and Administration of Athletic Training Programs. 3 hrs. Athletic Training majors only. Study of the organization and administration of Athletic Training Programs

320. Preschool and Primary School Physical Education. 3 hrs. Physical Education minors or Elementary Education majors or minors only. An introduction to objectives, methods and curriculum content of physical education for young children

321. Elementary Physical Education. 3 hrs. Physical Education K-12 teaching majors and minors only. Philosophy, objectives, methods, and curriculum of elementary physical education

322. Recreation Program Planning. 3 hrs. Recreation majors only. Prerequisite or corequisite: HPR 200. Procedures and methods in planning and organizing a comprehensive recreation program

323. Recreation Leadership. 3 hrs. Prerequisite or corequisite: HPR 200. Methods, techniques and materials for directing individuals in group activities

324. Coaching Football. 3 hrs. SCE majors or minors only. Prerequisite or corequisite: HPR 306. The study of individual techniques, game fundamentals and strategies used in coaching football

325. Coaching Basketball. 3 hrs. SCE majors or minors only. Prerequisite or corequisite: HPR 306. Fundamentals of coaching basketball techniques, game strategies, and scouting

326. Instructional Techniques in Individual and Dual Sports. 3 hrs. Physical Education K-12 teaching majors or minors only.Instructional decision-making process specific to racquet sports, golf, and other selected individual and dual sports

327. Coaching Volleyball. 3 hrs. SCE majors or minors only. Prerequisite or corequisite: HPR 306. Fundamentals of coaching volleyball as it relates to the selection of personnel, skill techniques, and training

328. Coaching Softball. 3 hrs. SCE majors or minors only. Prerequisite or corequisite: HPR 306. In-depth study of the sport of softball and how to apply game and practice knowledge in a coaching capacity to become an effective and efficient coach

330. Issues in Sport Administration. 3 hrs. HPR majors or minors only. The course will focus on sport as a medium for integrating gender, ethnic, religious, political and disability issues in society

332. Sport Information Management. 3 hrs. Prerequisite: HPR 307. SM majors or minors only or approval of instructor. This course is designed to provide an overview of the aspects of publicity, communication and media relations in the sport industry

333. Secondary Physical Education. 3 hrs. Philosophy, objectives, methods, and curriculum of middle school physical education. Physical education majors, dual degree (PS/SCE) majors and physical education minors only.

336. Assessment and Evaluation in Parks and Recreation. 3 hrs. Corequisite: HPR 200. Methods and procedures for evaluating parks and recreation programs and services

340. Coaching Golf. 3 hrs. SCE majors or minors only. Prerequisite or corequisite: HPR 306. Theoretical and practical approach to golf instruction. Course planning and maintenance, rules and etiquette, and tournament administration

341. Coaching Tennis. 3 hrs. SCE majors or minors only. Prerequisite or corequisite: HPR 306. Techniques of coaching tennis; construction and maintenance of tennis courts; organization and administration of a tennis program

342. Sport, Management, and Leadership. 3 hrs. Sport management majors or minors only. Course will cover the basic principles of management and leadership as they apply to the sport industry

344. Introduction to Public and Private Recreation. 3 hrs. An overview of the knowledge, skills and values inherent to successful public and commercial leisure service organizations

345. Camp Counseling, Administrative and Operation. 3 hrs. Objectives, activities and administration policies of organized camps

350. Introduction to Therapeutic Recreation. 3 hrs. An overview of the therapeutic recreation profession, including historical development, professional competencies and standards, and applications across a variety of settings and populations

350L. Introduction to Therapeutic Recreation Laboratory. 1 hr. To be taken concurrently with HPR 350

351. Community Recreation Services for People with Disabilities. 3 hrs. A study of the concepts of and techniques for providing and evaluating inclusive community recreation services for people with disabilities

+354L. Introduction to Athletic Training Clinical. 3 hrs. Prerequisites: AT majors only, grade of C or better in BSC 250/L, BSC 251/L, HPR 219. Intro to clinical component of ATEP, policies & procedures, taping & bracing. Clinical rotation in USM AT facility

+355L. Athletic Training Clinical I. 4 hrs. Prerequisites: AT majors only, grade of C or better in HPR 311/L, HPR 354L, HPR 371. Emphasis on advanced skills of taping & bracing, & emergency injury management. Clinical rotation in AT facility.

360. The Organization and Administration of Aquatics. 3 hrs. Community and school swimming programs, pool operation, maintenance and sanitation

361. Swimming for the Disabled. 1 hr. The development of techniques and activities in teaching the disabled to swim

362. Coaching Swimming and Diving. 2 hrs. Fundamentals of coaching aquatic sport events, techniques, practice routines and training

+363. Emergency Water Safety. 2 hrs. Prerequisite: Proficiency in swimming. American Red Cross Emergency Water Safety Certification awarded upon completion

366. Theory of Teaching Swimming and Diving. 2 hrs. Organization and administration of the community swimming program

370. Prevention and Care of Athletic Injuries. 3 hrs. Sport Coaching majors and minors or SC/K-12 PE dual degree majors only. Theory and practice of injury care and prevention for the coach.

371. Injury Care and Prevention for Athletic Trainers. 3 hrs. Prerequisites: AT majors only, grade of C or better in BSC 250/L, BSC 251/L, HPR 219. Provides knowledge of the basic principles in the prevention, recognition of S & S, and care of athletic injuries

371L. Injury Care and Prevention for Athletic Trainers Laboratory. 1 hr. Prerequisites: AT Majors only, grade of C or better in BSC 250/L, BSC 251/L, HPR 219. Provides knowledge of the basic principles in the prevention, recognition of S & S, and care of athletic injuries.

372. Athletic Training Therapeutic Modalities. 3 hrs. Prerequisites: AT majors only, grade of C or better in PHY 111/L, HPR 311/L, HPR 354L, HPR 371. Theory and application of therapeutic modalities used in AT, and how modalities facilitate healing.

372L. Athletic Training Therapeutic Therapy Modalities Laboratory. 1 hr. Prerequisites: AT majors only, grade of C or better in PHY 111/L, HPR 311/L, HPR 354L, HPR 371. Lab experience developing hands-on skills for effective delivery of modalities on simulated injuries

374. Athletic Training Clinical Examination and Diagnosis I. 3 hrs. Prerequisites: AT majors only, grade of C or better in HPR 311/L, HPR 354L, HPR 371. In-depth study of lower extremity with emphasis on examination techniques used for diagnosing common injuries.

374L. Athletic Training Clinical Examination and Diagnosis I Laboratory. 1 hr. Prerequisites: AT majors only, grade of C or better in HPR 311/L, HPR 354L, HPR 371. Lab experience where students will develop hands-on skills for examination of simulated lower extremity injuries.

375. Athletic Training Clinical Examination and Diagnosis II. 3 hrs. Prerequisites: AT majors only, grade of C or better in HPR 355L, HPR 372/L, HPR 374/L. In-depth study of upper extremity with emphasis on examination techniques used for diagnosing common injuries

375L. Athletic Training Clinical Examination and Diagnosis II Laboratory. 1 hr. Prerequisites: AT majors only, grade of C or better in HPR 355L, HPR 372/L, HPR 374/L. Lab experience where students will develop hands-on skills for examination of simulated upper extremity injuries

377. Social Foundations and Issues in Sports Coaching. 3 hrs. SCE majors only; C or better in SOC 101. An exploration of the social, cultural, and philosophical issues that shape the sport environment and affect the role of the sport coach.

378. Rehabilitative Exercise. 3 hrs. Prerequisites: AT majors only, ENG 101, ENG 102 & grade of C or better in HPR 355L, HPR 372/L, HPR 374/L. Students will develop hands-on skills to perform rehabilitative techniques & prescribe rehabilitative exercises.

378L. Rehabilitative Exercise Laboratory. 1 hr. Prerequisites: AT majors only, grade of C or better in HPR 355L, HPR 372/L, HPR 374/L. Effects of rehabilitative exercise on injury recovery & planning rehabilitation programs

390. Recreational Sport Programming. 3 hrs. Study of sport programming in recreational settings with attention on organization, management and problems associated with sports programs

395. Sport Sales Methods and Techniques. 3 hrs. SM majors or minors of junior or senior standing only. Examines the sales process in the sport industry including theories, research and development of sport sales

400. Seminar in Recreation. 3 hrs. Must only be taken within two semesters of Internship. A senior seminar course designed to examine pertinent issues and current practices in recreation and professional preparation

401. Corrective and Adaptive Physical Education. 3 hrs. HPR major or minors only. Recognition of and corrective exercises for functional abnormalities. Adapted techniques in instructional settings

402. Exercise Physiology II. 3 hrs. Prerequisites: BSC 110/L, BSC 111/L, CHE 106/L, HPR 308/L, HPR 420, or with permission of instructor. A comprehensive review of bioenergetic, neuromuscular, neuroendocrine and cardiovascular aspects of exercise and training

403. Coaching the Female Athlete. 3 hrs. SCE majors or minors only. Junior or senior standing. An analysis and evaluation of the strategies, theories, and research methods that dominate the scientific study of women in sport and practical applications

404. Motor Development. 3 hrs. HPR majors and minors only. A study of the motor aspects of the total human growth and development process; human performance majors, physical education minors only or by permission of instructor

405. Governing Agencies in Sport. 3 hrs. HPR majors or minors of junior or senior standing only. An in-depth study of the government agencies related to the administration and control of athletic competition

406. Physiology of Aging and Chronic Disease Management. 4 hrs. Prerequisites: HPR 308, 308L. Junior or senior standing. This course will provide a basic scientific rationale for the development and maintenance of health fitness, focusing upon persons past 50

407. Competitive Sports for Youth. 3 hrs. SCE major or minor or permission of instructor. Junior or senior standing. An analysis of the organization, administration and effects of children’s participation in sport

409. Sport Psychology. 3 hrs. SCE and Athletic Training (AT) majors and minors only or upon permission of instructor. Prerequisites: PSY 110, HPR 204, or HPR 354L. The analysis and study of human behavior patterns as they relate to sport-related performance

410. Introduction to Sport Marketing. 3 hrs. Prerequisite(s): MKT 300. SM majors or minors of junior or senior standing only. An analysis of sport promotion processes, finance, consumer behavior, marketing, and principles of athletic fundraising

411. Adapted Activities and Techniques for Therapeutic Recreation. 3 hrs. The principles and techniques of adapting recreation programs and activities to meet the needs of people with disabilities

412. Sport Economics. 3 hrs. Prerequisite(s): ECO 201 SM majors or minors of junior or senior standing only. An introduction to the methodologies, theories, and analyses of economics and finance as they relate to the amateur and professional sport entities

413. Organization and Administration of Recreation I. 3 hrs. A study of the organization and administration of recreation agencies and their policies, procedures and practices

414. Personal and Organizational Ethics in Sport. 3 hrs. Prerequisites: HPR major or minor of junior or senior standing or permission of instructor. The study of values and standards of ethical behavior as it relates to decision-making in the sport industry

415. Business Procedures for Parks and Recreation. 3 hrs. Prerequisite: MIS 201, 202 or CSC 100; HPR 322, 323 A study of specific business procedures and administrative policies

416. Advanced Techniques of Coaching Basketball. 3 hrs. Prerequisite or corequisite: HPR 306; Prerequisite: HPR 325 or permission of instructor; SCE majors or minors only of junior or senior standing. An in-depth study of advanced strategies, scouting, and teaching methods in coaching basketball

417. Legal Aspects of Recreation and Leisure Services. 3 hrs. Prerequisite or corequisite: HPR 322, 323. Legal issues related to leisure service management, including legal foundations, legal liability, land use policy, employment regulations, services for persons with disabilities and current issues

418. Advanced Techniques of Coaching Football. 3 hrs. Prerequisite or corequisite: HPR 306; Prerequisite: HPR 324 or permission of instructor; SCE majors or minors only of junior or senior standing. An in-depth study of advanced techniques of coaching in offensive, defensive and special team strategies; scouting and teaching methods

419. Practicum in Coaching Education. 2-10 hrs. SCE majors and minors only. Junior or senior standing. Prerequisites for coaching specialization practica: HPR 109, HPR 204, HPR 306 and current CPR and First Aid certification and completion of at least one coaching methods course. May be repeated for a total of 9 hrs. Supervised field or clinical based experience in coaching or sport administration. No less than 40 contact hours per credit hour. Advisor consent required. Maximum of 3 hrs. can be taken in one semester. Six hours minimum required.

420. Practicum. 2-10 hrs. Prerequisites: BSC 110/L, BSC 251/L, CHE 106/L, HPR 202, HPR 308/L and a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 or permission of instructor. May be repeated for a total of ten hours. Supervised field or clinical based experience in area of specialization. Exercise science majors only. One academic credit hour may be earned for no less than 40 contact hours of university-supervised experience. Student must provide personal liability insurance

421. Motor Learning and Control. 3 hrs. The study of sensory-perceptual, and motor processes and factors which influence the acquisition and control of motor skills

423. Biomechanics. 3 hrs. HPR majors and minors only. Prerequisite: Grade of C or better in HPR 301, HPR 301L. The study of anatomic, mechanical and neurophysiological factors influencing human motion. HPR 423L must be taken concurrently

+423L. Biomechanics Laboratory. 1 hr. HPR majors and minors only. To be taken concurrently with HPR 423. A study of qualitative and quantitative applications of biomechanical principles to analysis of human movement

424. Community Recreation Resources, Services, and Organizations. 3 hrs. Prerequisite or corequisite: HPR 322, 323. A study of the varied agencies which provide community recreation services and the operation of specialized recreation facilities

425. Field Experience in Officiating Competitive Athletics. 3 hrs. Prerequisites: HPR 431. To provide an opportunity for practical experience in officiating competitive athletics

426. Program Design and Supervision in Physical Education. 3 hrs. Physical education majors or minor only. Program planning and implementation in school and non-school instructional settings

427. Coaching Track and Field. 3 hrs. SCE majors or minors only or permission of instructor. Prerequisite or corequisite: HPR 306. Study of coaching track and field including personnel selection, performance fundamentals and training procedures

428. Coaching Soccer. 3 hrs. Prerequisite or corequisite: HPR 306. SCE majors or minors only or permission of instructor. Fundamentals of coaching soccer as it relates to the selection of personnel, game strategies and proper training procedures

429. Coaching Baseball. 3 hrs. Prerequisite or corequisite: HPR 306. SCE majors or minors only of junior or senior standing or permission of instructor. Techniques of coaching baseball. Emphasis placed on player selection and placement, team organization and game strategy

430L. Quantitative Biomechanics Laboratory. 1 hr. Prerequisite: HPR 423, 423L. The study of kinematics and kinetics using quanitative approaches in the analysis of human movements

431. Techniques of Officiating Sports. 3 hrs. SCE major or minor or permission of instructor. Junior or senior standing. Personal skill development in techniques of officiating selected sports

433. Organization and Administration of Recreation II. 3 hrs. A study of advanced policy and procedures in recreation programs and services, including methods and procedures for evaluating parks and recreation programs and services

434. Facility Design and Maintenance. 3 hrs. The principles and applications of design and maintenance as it applies to indoor and outdoor sport and recreation facilities

436. Park and Recreation Planning. 3 hrs. Prerequisites: HPR 322, 323. Fundamental principles and methodologies dealing with proper identification, allocation, and use of recreational resources through long-range master planning

436L. Park and Recreation Planning Laboratory. 1 hr. To be taken concurrently with HPR 436

441. Practicum in Sport Administration. 3-9 hrs. Prerequisites: SM major or minor of junior or senior standing or permission of instructor. This course will give the student the opportunity to gain practical experience with current professionals in the field of sport administration. Six hours minimum required.

443. Outdoor Education. 3 hrs. Prerequisites: HPR 322, 323, or by permission of instructor. A study of outdoor education, specifically its philosophy, programs, methods and resources. Organization, programming and conducting of programs and activities in educational settings

444. Operational Administration of Commercial Recreation. 3 hrs. Prerequisite: HPR 344. Emphasizes appropriate management skills which are essential to the successful operation of a commercial recreation enterprise

447. Interpretation of Cultural and Natural Resources. 3 hrs. The interpretive process as applied to natural and cultural resources

450. Procedures in Therapeutic Recreation. 3 hrs. Prerequisites: HPR 323 and HPR 350; or SPE 400 or 402. A study of the theories guiding the delivery of therapeutic recreation services and the application of techniques used in professional practice

451. Assessment and Documentation in Therapeutic Recreation. 3 hrs. Prerequisites: HPR 322 and HPR 350; or SPE 400 or 402. Procedures for conducting needs assessments and individualized assessments and procedures for writing program plans, selecting interventions and documenting client progress

452. Recreation Programs for Older Adult. 3 hrs. An overview of the bio-psychosocial aspects of aging and the provision of recreation services for therapeutic recreation

453. Professional Issues in Therapeutic Recreation. 3 hrs.. Prerequisite: HPR 350. Course must be taken within two semesters of internship. The study of professional issues in therapeutic recreation practice including certification, accreditation, professional writing, ethics, standards of practice and research techniques

+454L. Athletic Training Clinical II. 3 hrs. Prerequisites: AT majors only, grade of C or better in HPR 454L, HPR 375/L, HPR 378/L. Develop skills required for exam & diagnosis of lower extremity injuries. Clinical rotation in AT facility

+455L. Advanced Athletic Training Clinical I. 3 hrs. Prerequisites: AT majors only, grade of C or better in HPR 454L, HPR 375/L, HPR 378/L. Develop skills required for exam & diagnosis of lower extremity injuries. Clinical rotation in AT facility

456L. Advanced Athletic Training Clinical II. 3 hrs. Prerequisites: AT majors only, grade of C or better in HPR 319, HPR 455L, HPR 472, HPR 475. Develop skills required for therapeutic interventions in injury rehab. Clinical rotation in AT facility.

460. Water Safety Instructor’s WSI. 3 hrs. Knowledge and skills beyond the scope of Emergency Water Safety and Lifeguard Training. American Red Cross Instructor certification awarded upon successful completion of course

462. Methods in Teaching Physical Education. 3 hrs. Physical Education K-12 teaching majors only. Prerequisites: HPR 314, 321, 326 and Gold Card. Corequisites: HPR 462L, HPR 463. Planning and implementation of effective physical education instructional strategies in secondary schools

462L Methods in Teaching Physical Education Laboratory. 1 hr. Corequisites: HPR 462, HPR 463. Physical Education K-12 Teaching majors only. Supervised pre-student teaching field experience in physical education for practical application

463. Professional Preparation in Teaching Physical Education. 3 hrs. Corequisites: HPR 462, HPR 462L. Physical education K-12 teaching majors only. Philosophical foundations, psychosocial/cultural aspects and critical issues of the workplace contexts with implications for fiscal support and program advocacy

464. Issues in Commercial Recreation. 3 hrs. Prerequisite: HPR 344. Insight into issues that cause problems and lead to trends for the commercial recreation service industry

465. Internship in Sport Mangement. 9-12 hrs. Prerequisite: Sport management major with senior standing. The sport management internship is designed for students to gain practical work experience in the sport industry; students will have an opportunity to apply theories in real world situations

466. Sport Facility and Event Management. 3 hrs. Prerequisites: SM major or minor only. Course will provide introduction to the concepts and processes in the management of sport facilities and events

468. Sport Law. 3 hrs. SM or SCE majors or minors of junior or senior standing only. Application of law principles to the sports industry; primary emphasis on tort liability for sport administrators and teacher/coaches

470. Development of Strength and Conditioning Programs. 3 hrs. Prerequisites: HPR 301. HPR majors or minors only. The development and administration of strength, endurance, flexibility, speed and agility programs

471. Physiological Principles of Resistance Training. 3 hrs. Prerequisites: Grade of C or better in HPR 301/301L, 308/308L. Course is designed to educate exercise science students on how the human body adapts to physiological stress imposed by resistance training and conditioning

472. Pathophys & Pharmacology for Athletic Training. 3 hrs. Prerequisites: AT majors only, grade of C or better in HPR 356L, HPR 375/L, HPR 378/L. Pathophysiology of systems affected by injuries & illness & pharmacology of drugs used to treat

+472L. Field Experience in Athletic Training. 3 hrs. Prerequisite: HPR 456L. Athletic Training majors only. Practical experience dealing with injury situations in the athletic training setting

474. Senior Capstone Experience (WI). 3 hrs. Prerequisites: ENG 333 with grade of C or better. SCE majors and minors only. Senior standing. Course serves as the capstone course for students in sport coaching; students will apply knowledge and skills obtained in this course to solve problems in the coaching field

475. Medical Aspects of Athletic Training. 3 hrs. Prerequisite: HPR 374. Athletic Training majors only. Team physician and athletic trainer relationships; physical examination, emergency equipment, medical terminology and problems related to the team doctor

476. Exercise Psychology. 3 hrs. Prerequisites: HPR 308/308L, PSY 110. HPR majors or minors only. The study of the relationship between motivation, exercise and mental health

477. Developmental Disabilities in Early Childhood. 3 hrs. Overview of contributing factors to atypical early development, identification, and management of at-risk conditions, legal/ethical issues and legislation/litigation

478. Specialized Studies in Developmental Disabilities. 1-6 hrs. Specialized study and skill acquisition in the area of developmental disabilities; topics vary

479. Athletic Training Capstone. 3 hrs. Prerequisites: AT majors only, ENG 101 & ENG 102, grade of C or better in HPR 319, HPR 378, HPR 455L, HPR 472, HPR 475. Competencies review to prepare students for BOC exam, grad school or employment. WI/SI.

480. Introduction to Driver Education. 3 hrs. Critical analysis of traffic accidents, attitude factors and essential knowledge of automobile operation and traffic law

481. Traffic Safety Education. 3 hrs. An in-depth study of the major traffic safety problems including driver, pedestrian, engineering, and enforcement

482. Laboratory Programs in Driver Education. 3 hrs. An examination of the aims, objectives, and role of laboratory programs in driver education

483. Methods of Driver and Traffic Safety Education. 3 hrs. Prerequisite: HPR480. Concurrent enrollment in HPR 483L. Methods of teaching in driver education programs

483L. Driver Education Laboratory. 1 hr. This course is designed to provide students with supervised practical experience. Concurrent enrollment in HPR 483

484. Simulation in Driver Education. 3 hrs. Prerequisites: HPR 480 and HPR483. Analysis of audiovisual instruction techniques used in driver education

486. Innovative Programs of Driver Education. 3 hrs. New and unique teaching methods of driver and traffic safety education

488. Motorcycle Safety Education. 3 hrs. Analysis of the motorcycle traffic problem; methods of teaching classroom and laboratory phases of motorcycle education

489. Driver Education for Special Students. 3 hrs. Curriculum development and teaching materials in traffic safety education for special education students

+490. Student Teaching in Elementary Physical Education. 6 hrs. Physical Education K-12 majors only. Prerequisite: admission to Student Teaching Program. Supervised field-based internship in elementary level physical education instruction. Seminar included

+491. Student Teaching in Secondary Physical Education. 6 hrs. Physical Education K-12 majors only. Prerequisite: admission to Student Teaching Program. Supervised field-based internship in secondary level physical education instruction. Seminar included

492. Special Problems. 1-3 hrs. HPR majors or minors only

493. Senior Seminar in Sport Administration. 3 hrs. Prerequisites: ENG 333, University WI and oral communication requirements. SM majors of senior standing only. Course serves as the capstone course for students in sport administration

494. Field Problems. 1-6 hrs. Prerequisite: Permission of director, School of HP&R. To be used to pursue specialized interests in human performance and recreation

+495. Internship. 9 hrs. Prerequisites: Completion of all major requirements. Recreation majors only. Minimum 400 hour internship under the direct supervision of a field professional. Therapeutic recreation students must provide personal liability insurance

+496. Internship in Exercise Science. 9-12 hrs. Prerequisites: HPR 310, completion of all major requirements, minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5, and an approved site. Exercise science majors only. A minimum of 400 hours of supervised internship involving the application of exercise principles in the practical aspects of exercise, fitness, wellness and exercise testing at an internship site.

497. Professional Collaboration for Developmental Disability Services. 3 hrs. Prerequisite: Upper-level undergraduate students only. Study of the interdependent contributions of relevant disciplines in training, service and research

498. Families of the Developmentally Disables. 3 hrs. Interdisciplinary approach to the study of families of the developmentally disabled

499. British Studies. 3-6 hrs. Involves variable topics. Lectures and supervised research in England; offered exclusively through the Southern Miss Institute of Anglo-American Studies


KINESIOTHERAPY (THY)

FOCUS COURSES

300. Introduction to Kinesiotherapy. 3 hrs. Prerequisite(s): BSC 250 and BSC 250L Kinesiotherapy majors only. An introduction to the theory of organizing and conducting kinesiotherapy as it applies to physical and mental rehabilitation

411. Introduction to Kinesiotherapy. 3 hrs. Kinesiotherapy majors only. An introduction to the theory of organizing and conducting kinesiotherapy as it applies to physical and mental rehabilitation

412. Kinesiotherapy I. 3 hrs. Prerequisite(s): Admission to specialization, grade of B or better in HPR 301. Kinesiotherapy majors only. Emphasis placed on physical evaluation procedures of spine and extremities, musculo-skeletal function, goniometry and gait analysis

413. Kinesiotherapy II. 3 hrs. Prerequisite(s): Admission to specialization, grade of B or better in HPR 301 and THY 412;  grade of C or better in HPR 308 and HPR 308L. Kinesiotherapy majors only. Rehabilitation as a part of the comprehensive medical core and its application in restoration of physical and mental impairments toward functional independence

414. Exercise Prescription for Special Population I. 3 hrs. Prerequisite(s): HPR 301 B or better, HPR 308, HPR 308L C or better. Kinesiotherapy majors only except by consent. Advanced course in clinical exercise concentrating on chronic diseases

415. Exercise Prescription for Special Population II. 3 hrs. Prerequisite(s): HPR 301 B or better, HPR 308, HPR 308L C or better. Kinesiotherapy majors only except by consent. Advanced course in musculoskeletal and functional mobility disoders

421. Clinical Experience Seminar. 3 hrs. Corequisite(s): THY 470. Seminar class discussing various rehabilitation and professional issues in kinesiotherapy

422. Evaluation and Assessment of Physical Trauma. 3 hrs. Prerequisite(s): C or better in BSC 250, BSC 250L and a grade of B or better in HPR 301 and THY 412. Assessment of physical trauma and disabilities as it relates to kinesiotherapy

451. Neurological and Pathological Foundations in Kinesiotherapy 3 hrs. Prerequisite(s): Grade of C or better in BSC 250, BSC 250L BSC 251 and BSC 251L. The introductory study of neurosciences and pathology of diseases commonly encountered by kinesiotherapists (WI)

460. Clinical Experience I. 12 hrs. Prerequisite(s): Completion of all course requirements except THY 421 and THY 470; GPA of at least 2.5. Corequisite(s): THY 421 must be taken concurrently. Extensive field based internship in kinesiotherapy. Includes application of theory into practical experience in various rehabilitation and wellness programs. Student must provide personal liability insurance

470. Clinical Experience II. 12 hrs. Prerequisite(s): Completion of all course requirements except THY 421; GPA of at least 2.5. Corequisite(s): THY 421 must be taken concurrently Second semester continuation of extensive field-based internship in kinesiotherapy. Includes application of theory into practical experience in various rehabilitative and wellness programs. Student must provide personal liability insurance

477. Developmental Disabilities in Early Childhood. 2 hrs. Overview of contributing factors to atypical early development, identification and management of at risk conditions, legal/ethical issues and legislation/litigation

478. Specialized Studies in Developmental Disabilities. 1-6 hrs. Specialized study and skill acquisition in the area of developmental disabilities; topics vary

497. Professional Collaboration for Developmental Disability Services. 3 hrs. Prerequisite(s): Upper-level undergraduate students only. Study of the interdependent contributions of relevant disciplines in training, service and research

498. Families of the Developmentally Disabled. 3 hrs. Interdisciplinary approach to the study of families of the developmentally disabled


EXPLANATION

The semester credit hours are listed after the title of each course.
Example:

100. Introduction to the Arts. 3 hrs. A team-taught investigation of the music, visual and theatrical arts designed for students who are not otherwise academically involved with these arts (CC 1233)

Southern Miss courses for which there are acceptable junior/community college courses are marked as (CC ____). It should be noted that there is a variance in course sequence between the junior/community colleges and Southern Miss. In addition, courses with the same junior/community college numbers vary from college to college. An adviser should be consulted before course scheduling.

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