Human Performance & Physical Education Online Courses

HPPE 120 Concepts in Wellness

  • Format: Online
  • Credit Hours: 3
  • Open Enrollment
  • Tuition: $600

Concepts in Wellness is a college-level health promotions course designed to encourage healthy, active lifestyles. Students will learn the vital connection between fitness and health, gain knowledge of the benefits of exercise and be provided a rational basis for choosing a healthy, active lifestyle.

HPPE 210 Sport Communications and Technology

  • Format: Online
  • Credit Hours: 3
  • Open Enrollment
  • Tuition: $600

This course explores the myriad of moral and ethical issues pertaining to athletes, sports, and sport organizations and how these apply to professionals in the field of sport management. Current examples of ethical dilemmas in sport and sport management will be presented, and students will explore their personal ethics in relation to these issues.

HPPE 279 Introduction to Sport Management

  • Format: Online
  • Credit Hours: 3
  • Open Enrollment
  • Tuition: $600

This course illustrates the foundations and principles on which sport management operates and offers an opportunity to apply those foundations and principles to the sport industry. This course explores the historical aspects, current and future trends of sport management. Topics covered include management, marketing, financial/economic, legal and ethical principles as they relate to sport management. Modern sport structures and their unique characteristics will be explored.

HPPE 279 Introduction to Sport Management

  • Format: Online
  • Credit Hours: 3
  • Semester
  • Tuition: $1064.40

This course illustrates the foundations and principles on which sport management operates and offers an opportunity to apply those foundations and principles to the sport industry. This course explores the historical aspects, current and future trends of sport management. Topics covered include management, marketing, financial/economic, legal and ethical principles as they relate to sport management. Modern sport structures and their unique characteristics will be explored.

HPPE 279 Issues in Coaching Youth Sport

  • Format: Online
  • Credit Hours: 1
  • Open Enrollment
  • Tuition: $200

This course explores critical issues coaches face in competitive school and youth programs. Critical issues covered include a variety of dilemmas based on real life scenarios which coaches are faced with daily. Students will evaluate strategies to proactively deal with issues in coaching.

HPPE 290 Sport Law

  • Format: Online
  • Credit Hours: 3
  • Open Enrollment
  • Tuition: $600

This course explores the structure of the legal system, aspects of constitutional law, labor and anti-trust law, tort law, product liability, contract law, administrative law, and statutory law applicable to the sport industry. This course also includes discussions and practical applications for establishing a risk management system for facilities and sports programs.

HPPE 290 Sport Law

  • Format: Online
  • Credit Hours: 3
  • Semester
  • Tuition: $1064.40

This course explores the structure of the legal system, aspects of constitutional law, labor and anti-trust law, tort law, product liability, contract law, administrative law, and statutory law applicable to the sport industry. This course also includes discussions and practical applications for establishing a risk management system for facilities and sports programs.

HPPE 410 Economics of Sport

  • Format: Online
  • Credit Hours: 3
  • Open Enrollment
  • Tuition: $600

This course explores how principles of economics can be usefully applied to help better understand the world of sport (athletes, games, leagues, organizations, etc.). Through lecture, readings, video, and classroom assignments, students will learn about the economics of industrial organization, public finance, and labor markets as they relate to athletes, sport, and sport organizations.

HPPE 420 Ethics in Sport Management

  • Format: Online
  • Credit Hours: 3
  • Open Enrollment
  • Tuition: $600

This course explores the myriad of moral and ethical issues pertaining to athletes, sports, and sport organizations and how these apply to professionals in the field of sport management. Current examples of ethical dilemmas in sport and sport management will be presented, and students will explore their personal ethics in relation to these issues.