Health and Human Performance

Health and Human Performance

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School of Integrative Learning

A Health and Human Performance major prepares you for professional experiences including:

  • Health and Human Performance teacher
  • fitness club management
  • personal fitness training
  • athletic training

As a Health and Human Performance teacher, you must pursue an additional teaching major. You will also choose one emphasis from the following:

  • sport management/fitness
  • teacher certification
  • exercise science

The athletic trainer completes all of the internship requirements of the National Athletic Training Association. In addition, you will need to achieve a satisfactory score on the NATA accrediting examination in order to be an accredited athletic trainer.

Refer to the Health and Human Performance Teaching endorsement for additional information.

Learning Environment

The Chab Weyers Education and Hixson Lied Art Building provides new offices and classrooms for Doane's nationally recognized education and art programs.  The new building is designed to inspire teaching and learning in a collaborative work environment. Color, texture, lighting and acoustics are used to create a comfortable and enriching setting for students, faculty, and staff.

Four customized classrooms on the third level are one of the features of the education portion of the building. These specialized classrooms and adjacent faculty offices are used for elementary education, special education, middle school education and secondary education. Students can simulate classroom teaching with many of the resources found in the nation's top school districts. Additionally, material-rich support space is found throughout the Education Department for use in preparing their assignments.

Four lecture rooms capable of being combined into one large conference room are available as a campus resource on the second floor of the building. Seating and breakout space can be easily reconfigured for lectures and conferences. This upscale environment provides students and faculty with a venue to plan learning activities complementing classroom instruction.

Student Organizations

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Requirements for the Health and Human Performance Major:

Complete at least one emphasis chosen from the following:

Recommended internships in sports medicine/therapeutic settings.

Complete a or b.

One additional teaching major.

All requirements listed under the catalog section Secondary Education.

All requirements listed under the catalog section Secondary Education.

Nutrition requirement

HHP 209 Nutrition must be completed at Doane University College of Education.