2010 - 2011 Human Performance and Wellness Program (HPW)

Course Descriptions

Dean: Sheryl Steadman
Program Director: Traci Siripathane

Human Performance and Wellness courses provide unique opportunities to challenge and maximize the potential of the human mind, body, and spirit. There are traditional activity courses and numerous classes that venture outdoors and take advantage of world-class recreational opportunities minutes from campus. The curriculum emphasizes experiential learning and optimal living through physical fitness, movement education, lifetime sports, outdoor recreation, and the promotion of holistic well-being. Students should be aware that many special topics courses are offered each semester; look for Avalanche Awareness, Outdoor Leadership, Scuba, Advanced Strength Training, Indoor Climbing, Providing Personal Training, and Lifeguarding.

Course     Credit Hours
HPW 101 Basketball 1
HPW 103 Strength Training 1
HPW 110 First Aid/CPR/AED for Schools and Community 1
HPW 148 Jogging 1
HPW 152 Downhill Skiing & Snowboarding* 1
HPW 156 Exploring Wasatch Mountain Paths, LE** 1
HPW 160 Level I Avalanche Awareness 1
HPW 170 Volleyball 1
HPW 182 Tennis 1
HPW 200 Special Topics in HPW 1-3
HPW 210 Contemporary Dance 2
HPW 220 Yoga for Wellness, LE 2
HPW 224 Yoga for Wellness, Level 2 2
HPW 225 Beginning Ballet 1
HPW 230 Beginning Dance and Movement, LE 2
HPW 250 Fitness for Life, LE 2
HPW 260 Psychological Aspects of Performance and Well-Being, LE 2
HPW 280 Reach Your Peak: Maximizing Potential Through Physical Wellness, LE 3
HPW 300 Special Topics in HPW 1-3
HPW 301 Lifeguard Certification 2

* Offered Spring semesters only.
**Offered Fall and Summer semesters only.