Jul 12, 2024  
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog 
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Health and Human Performance

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Chandra Story, Interim Chair

Adams, Bailey-Duvall, Barry, Beard, Bernd, Belcher, Binkley, Blankenship, Borendame, Bowman, Brock, Caputo, Clanton, Clark, Coons, Crawford, Craze, Davis, Dunlap, Estes, Fischer, Fossett, Grubbs, Higginbotham, Hodges, Huff, M. Insell, R. Insell, Jenkins, Johnson, Josey, Jubenville, Lauber, Liu, McKissick, McDevitt, Mehls, Meyers, Neal, Ness, Nunley, Osborn, Owusu, Perkins, Phillips, A. Ramos, F. Ramos, Rhoden, Ruhl, Sanderson, Schrader, L. Shea, Shivers, Sivley, Smith, Son, Stevens, Stockstill, Kahler Stone, Katy Stone, Stringer, Tan, Terry, Todd, Toman, Urban, Vroman, Wendelken, Westbrooks, Whalen, Whitehill, Wilder, Wiley, Wise, Wrye

The Department of Health and Human Performance offers students the opportunity to prepare for professional careers as teachers of health and of physical education; as fitness professionals in corporate and social agencies; as leisure and sport and tourism and hospitality professionals in a wide range of settings within the service industry; as health professionals in schools, industry, and allied areas; and as athletic trainers.

Programs in the department lead to the Bachelor of Science degree with majors in Community and Public Health; Athletic Training; Leisure and Sport Management; Physical Education; Exercise Science, Tourism and Hospitality Management, and Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology. Persons majoring in Community and Public Health may select a concentration in Public Health.

The department offers minors in Athletic Coaching and Officiating, Driver and Traffic Safety Education, Health Care Administration, Health Care Services, Health and Human Performance, Health and Physical Education, Leisure and Sport Management, Public Health, Somatic Movement Education, Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology, and Tourism and Hospitality Management.

MTSU Speech-Language and Hearing Clinic

The Speech-Language and Hearing Clinic is open to all students at the University in need of speech, language, and hearing  diagnosis and therapy. Diagnostic and therapeutic services for persons in the midstate area with speech-language and hearing problems are also provided for a nominal fee. Students in the Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology major work in the clinic under the direct supervision of faculty members certified by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association.

Graduate Study

The department offers the Master of Science in Athletic Training, Exercise Science; Public Health with a concentration in Community Health; and Leisure and Sport Management with concentrations in Recreation and Leisure Services and Sport Industry. A Ph.D. in Human Performance is offered with specializations available in exercise science, health, leisure studies, or physical education. Degree requirements and a list of courses offered for graduate credit are published in the Graduate Catalog.

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