Goals for the Majors in the HHPA Department
The goals of the Athletic Training Education Program (ATEP) are to:
In successfully completing a major in exercise science, a student will be able to:
In successfully completing a major in Health Education, a student will be able to:
In successfully completing a major in Physical Education, a student will be able to:
Majors in health and human performance are available as bachelor of arts or bachelor of science degrees, as defined in the section on degree requirements for all majors in this course catalog.
For a major in Athletic Training: 56 credits, including 184, 221, 231, 250, 280, 284, 321, 331, 341, 352, 365, 375, 376, 384, 387, 389, 397, 421, 431, 487-01 and 487-02. Students must apply for admission to the athletic training education program (ATEP). Only students accepted into the ATEP can enroll in 221, 231, 321, 331, 421, and 431. Since required courses in the major address professional competencies, it is not possible to take a challenge examination to earn credits for the courses.
Admission to the Athletic Training Education Program: Applicants must first be admitted to Linfield College and have declared a major in Athletic Training. Admission is competitive based on college academic record, expressed desire for a career in athletic training, and character development consistent with a career in the helping professions. Applicants must meet the technical standards of admissions to the ATEP. The technical standards are published in the ATEP Handbook. Applicants must complete at least twenty-five hours of clinical observation while enrolled as a student at Linfield College. A minimum cumulative GPA of 2.30 overall, and a cumulative GPA of 2.70 in athletic training major courses is required. A grade of C- or better is required in all Athletic Training major courses, with the exception of HHPA 184 and 284. A grade of B or better is required in those two courses.
After admission to the program, students must submit the following documents:
Students may not progress in the athletic training clinical experience if they are on academic probation with the program (i.e. Linfield College GPA below 2.30, A.T. major GPA below 2.70). Program Expenses: Athletic training students must pay annual membership fees for the NATA. The total annual cost is approximately $90. Students are responsible for their own transportation to off-campus clinical rotations. There may be a small fee to cover the cost of background checks for athletic training students during their public school rotation.
For a major in Exercise Science: 48 credits including 183, 280, 352, 365, 397, 440, 440L, 441, 452, 482 and a minimum of three credits from 480 or 487; BIOL 210 and 211; CHEM 210 and 211; Prerequisites: MATH 170; BIOL 212 and 213, PHYS 210 and PSYC 101. A grade of C- or better is required in all exercise science major courses and prerequisites.
For a major in Health Education: 40 credits including 100, 180, 242, 250, 280, 283, 381, 383, 422, 470; 487 or student teaching; BIOL 108 or ENVS 201; BIOL 212, 213. A grade of C- or better is required in all health education major courses and prerequisites.
For a major in Physical Education: 46 credits including 183, 280, 286, 291, 293, 294, 295, 341, 350, 352, 365, 395, 397, 445, 452 and 455. Select two of the following paracurricular courses: 021, 039, 060, 062, 071, or MUSC 071, 072, 073, 074, 075, 080. Current first aid/infant, child, adult CPR certification is required at graduation. A grade of C- or better is required in all physical education major courses and prerequisites.
For Oregon Initial Teaching Licensure in Health or Physical Education a student must complete the Linfield Teacher Education Program requirements. In order to complete these requirements, a student must begin taking education courses no later than his/her sophomore year. The student must be advised by an Education Department faculty member each semester prior to registration.
For a minor in Physical Education: 23 credits including 183, 280, 286, 365, 455, any three from 291, 293, 294, and 295, and any two from 021, 039, 060, 062, 071, or MUSC 071, 072, 073, 074, 075, 080. Current first aid/infant, child, adult CPR certification required at graduation. A grade of C- or better is required in all courses applied towards a physical education minor.
For a minor in Coaching - HHPA Major Track: 30 credits including 350, 390, 410, 425, 465, 485, and coaching theory classes or internship and electives. A grade of C- or better is required in all courses applied toward a coaching-HHPA major track minor.
For a minor in Coaching – Non-HHPA Major Track: 30 credits including 184, 283, 350, 390, 425, 485, coaching theory classes or internship; and electives from the following: 280, 352, 365, 410, 440, 445, 452, 465; BIOL 212 or 213. A grade of C- or better is required in all courses applied toward a coaching-Non-HHPA major track minor.
Many HHPA paracurricular and academic courses have associated fees. Please consult your registration materials for fee assessment.
HHPA 001 Through 099
|Intercollegiate sports||010 Track|
|001 Football||011 Baseball|
|003 Cross Country||012 Softball|
|004 Soccer||013 Tennis|
|005 Volleyball||014 Golf|
|006 Basketball||015 Lacrosse|
|008 Swimming||016 Cheerleading|
Activities ($70 fee is assessed for the following except where indicated.)
|020 Badminton||055 Racquet Sports|
|021 Aqua Aerobics||060 Aquatic Fitness|
022 Aquatic Training
|062 Aerobic Fitness|
065 Speed, Agility,
|024 Power Lifting||067 Scuba ($365 fee plus equipment and open dive costs)|
|025 Weight Training||068 Advanced Scuba ($265 fee plus equipment and open dive costs)|
|026 Handball||071 Yoga|
|027 Racquetball||086 Advanced Tennis|
|028 Volleyball||088 Backpacking ($40; $50 fee for ADP students)|
|029 Cycling||091 Winter Track & Field|
|030 Soccer||093 Rescue Diver ($265 fee plus equipment and open dive costs)|
|033 Pickleball||099 Paracurricular by arrangement|
|034 Personal Defense|
|036 Downhill Skiing|
|040 Community Service|
|042 Basketball Activity|
|047 Beginning Indoor Rock Climbing|
|051 Team Building and Outdoor Pursuits (fall)|
|053 Volleyball, Soccer and Golf (fall)|
054 Basketball, Speedball and