Health & Physical Education (Non-Teaching)

Community Health Concentration

What Will You Learn?

Community Health is an interdisciplinary social science designed to promote individual and community health through the use of a variety of strategies that facilitate voluntary behaviors and informed decisions conducive to health and wellness in any given community. The community health educator must be able to:

  • Assess the needs, resources and capacity of the community 
  • Plan health programs and activities for the community
  • Implement and manage community health programs and activities
  • Evaluate community health programs and activities
  • Advocate for individual and community health resources and policies to promote good health

Professional Courses

  • COHE 200 Introduction to Community Health
  • COHE 270 Consumer Health
  • COHE 330 Health Behavior and Counseling 
  • COHE 360 Communication in Health
  • COHE 425 Organization and Administration of Community Health
  • COHE 426 Program Planning and Evaluation in Health
  • COHE 460 Aging
  • COHE 470 Seminar in Community Health
  • COHE 480 Community Health Internship

Internship

Students must serve as an intern at a community health agency where opportunities are provided for observing and performing a variety of community health education functions under the supervision of a professional public health educator and University personnel. It is designed for seniors in Community Health and other qualified students with the permission of an instructor. May be repeated for credit to maximum of ten hours.

What Will You Do?

  • Community Health Programs
  • Health Departments
  • Home Health Care Agencies
  • Hospital and Clinic Settings
  • School Health Settings

Sport Management concentration

What Will You Learn?

Sport Management is an interdisciplinary field of education that prepares students for the business aspects for sports and recreation. The discipline focuses on individual development of leadership skills in the areas of planning, organizing, budgeting, and evaluation in the sport industry.

Sport management professionals must be knowledgeable in the following core competence areas:

  • Human behavior in sports and recreation
  • Management and organization in sports
  • Marketing and budgeting and financing in sports 
  • Ethics and legal aspects of sports and recreation
  • Sport policies and governance 

Professional Courses

  • SPM 211 Introduction to Sport Management
  • SPTM 301 Sport Governance and Policy
  • SPTM 330 Sport Facility and Event Management
  • SPTM 331 Economics and Finance of Sport
  • SPTM 340 Sport Marketing and Communications
  • SPTM 421 Management and Leadership in Sport Organizations
  • SPTM 450 Legal Aspect of Sport
  • SPTM 490 Sport Management Intership and Seminar

Internship

Students must serve as interns at an approved sport management site under the direct supervision of a professional in a managerial level in sport management. A minimum of 40 hours per week on-site for 13 consecutive weeks is required.

What Will You Do?

  • Sport Management Programs
  • Sport Financial Management
  • Athletic Administration
  • Sport Marketing
  • Professional Sports