Health, Physical Education, and Recreation, M.S. Concentrations

Health Education Concentration

Required Concentration Courses (15 hours):

HED 8270Interventions in Health Education

3

HED 8400Health Promotion Program Planning

3

HED 8600Health Behavior

3

HED 8750Health Education: Instrmentation and Evaluation

3

HED 8950Public Health Leadership and Advocacy

3

Electives (6 hours):

Health/medical/education undergraduates choose at least one elective course (3 hours) listed below and one course (3 hours) at UNO or any of the University of Nebraska system campuses, upon approval of advisor. Students interested in worksite, community health, school health or patient education may want to choose from the following graduate course prefixes: COMM, COUN, GERO, HED, HPER, PA, PE, RLS, SOC.

Unrelated field undergraduates choose two elective courses:

HED 8046Epidemiology & Prevention of Disease

3

HPER 8100Research Project

1 - 3

HED 8250Human Sexuality

3

HED 8330Alcohol Education

3

HED 8556/GERO 4550/HED 4550/GERO 8556/WGST 4550Health Aspects of Aging

3

HED 8706/HED 4700/SOC 8706/SOC 4700Women's Health and Issues of Diversity

3

HED 8850Health Aspects of Stress Management

3

PE 8946/PE 4940Physiology of Exercise

3

HED 8980Health Education Practicum

1 - 3

Physical Education Pedagogy Concentration

Required Concentration Courses (12 hours):

PE 8040Applied Statistics in Physical Education

3

PE 8280Curriculum in Physical Education

3

PE 8370Analyzing Physical Education Teaching and Sport Instruction

3

PE 8400Motor Learning

3

Electives (9 hours):

Choose from the following graduate course prefixes: HED, HPER, PE, RLS

Physical Education Coaching Concentration

Required Concentration Courses (15 hours)

(chosen in consultation with your advisor):

PE 8040Applied Statistics in Physical Education

3

PE 8076/PE 4070Optimizing Sports Performance

3

PE 8240Sport in American Culture

3

PE 8370Analyzing Physical Education Teaching and Sport Instruction

3

PE 8400Motor Learning

3

PE 8506/PE 4500Behavioral Aspects of Coaching Athletes

3

PE 8966/PE 4960Topics in Sports Medicine

3

Electives (6 hours):

Choose from the following graduate course prefixes: HED, HPER, PE, RLS

Exercise Science Concentration

Five areas of emphasis are offered: Biomechanics, Exercise Physiology, Motor Development/Control, Strength and Conditioning, Sport and Exercise Psychology

Required Concentration Courses (15 hours):

PE 8040Applied Statistics in Physical Education

3

PE 8400Motor Learning

3

PE 8410Motor Control

3

PE 8420Motor Development

3

PE 8450Advanced Biomechanics

3

PE 8905/PE 3900Motivation for Physical Activity

3

PE 8950Advanced Exercise Physiology

3

PE 8400, PE 8410, PE 8420: one required; others may be used as electives

Electives (6 hours)

(chosen in consultation with your advisor):

HPER 8000Special Studies

1 - 3

HPER 8100Research Project

1 - 3

HPER 8850Exercise for Special Populations

3

PE 8016/PE 4010Laboratory Methods in Exercise Science

6

PE 8076/PE 4070Optimizing Sports Performance

3

PE 8120Current Topics in Weight Management

3

PE 8130Implementing Physical Activity in Diverse Populations

3

PE 8140Physical Activity Measurement

3

PE 8206/PE 4200Planning Worksite Wellness Programs

3

PE 8240Sport in American Culture

3

PE 8460Occupational Biomechanics

3

PE 8800Risk Management for Health Fitness Professionals

3

PE 8856Principles and Practices of Cardiovascular Disease Prevention and Treatment

3

PE 8910Internship in Exercise Science

3

CIP 806Graduate Physiology

CIP 916Cardiopulmonary Function in Health and Disease

COUN 8040Professional and Ethical Issues for Professional Counselors

3

COUN 8120Counseling with Parents

3

COUN 8200Counseling Theories

3

COUN 8500Counseling and Consulting for Special Concerns

2

COUN 8796Practical and Experiential Training in Counseling

3

COUN 8030Counseling Practices

3

COUN 8020Introduction to Counseling

1

MATH 8400Dynamical Systems and Chaos

3

MATH 8355Differential Equations

3

PSYC 8446/PSYC 4440Abnormal Psychology

3

PSYC 8456/PSYC 4450Personality Theories

3

PSYC 8590Psychology of Exceptional Children

3

PSYC 8836Individual Differences

3

PSYC 9070Proseminar: Cognitive Psychology

3

PSYC 9230Proseminar: Behavioral Neuroscience

3

PSYC 9430Proseminar: Personality

3

PSYC 9440Proseminar: Social Psychology

3

PSYC 9500Socioemotional Development

3

PSYC 9550Psychosocial Development

3

PSYC 9610Industrial Motivation & Morale

3

Physical Activity in Health Promotion Concentration

Required Concentration Courses (24 hours):

PE 8040Applied Statistics in Physical Education

3

PE 8206/PE 4200Planning Worksite Wellness Programs

3

OR

BSAD 8310Managing Performance in Organizations

3

PE 8120Current Topics in Weight Management

3

PE 8130Implementing Physical Activity in Diverse Populations

3

PE 8140Physical Activity Measurement

3

HPER 8850Exercise for Special Populations

3

PE 8905/PE 3900Motivation for Physical Activity

3

OR

HED 8600Health Behavior

3

HED 8950Public Health Leadership and Advocacy

3

Recreation Administration Concentration

Required Concentration Courses (15 hours):

RLS 8060Perspectives of Leisure Education

3

RLS 8246/RLS 4240Recreation Administration

3

RLS 8406/RLS 4400Travel and Tourism

3

RLS 8420Leisure, Play and Human Development

3

STAT 8005Statistical Methods I

3

OR

PE 8040Applied Statistics in Physical Education

3

Specialization Courses (6 hours):

RLS 8000Special Studies in Recreation and Leisure Studies

1 - 3

RLS 8306/RLS 4300Recreation Programming and Leadership

3

RLS 8536/RLS 4530Recreational Therapy Interventions in Physical Medicine

3

RLS 8616/RLS 4610RT Program Design and Leadership

3

HPER 8100Research Project

1 - 3

PE 8206/PE 4200Planning Worksite Wellness Programs

3

PE 8240Sport in American Culture

3

PA 8050Public Administration and Democracy

3

PA 8300Policy Design and Implementation

3

PA 8420Public Works Management

3

TED 8486Adult Group Leadership

3