College of Health & Human Development

Entrance to College

The requirements to enter the college in general, premajor status are:

  • 2.00 cumulative grade-point average (CGPA)

ETM Procedures

To discuss how to enter this college/major, contact the appropriate Academic Advising Center.

Major CGPA Credits/Courses/Grades Criteria Additional Criteria
Athletic Training (ATHTR) 2.50

27.1 credits

CGPA of 3.00 or better in these courses:

  • KINES 135
  • KINES 202
  • KINES 231
  • KINES 233

Submission of written application prior to 2nd semester

Completion of an interview with Athletic Training Program Director

Ability to meet the physical and psycho-emotional standards outlined in Technical Standards

Biobehavioral Health (BB H) 2.00 27.1 credits  
Communication Science and Disorders (CSD) 2.00 27.1 credits  
Health Policy and Administration (H P A) 2.00 27.1 credits  
Hospitality Management (HM) 2.00 27.1 credits  
Human Development and Family Studies (HD FS) 2.00 27.1 credits Students considering a concurrent major in CEAED should also fulfill CEAED entrance requirements.
Kinesiology (KINES), Fitness Studies Option (FITSD) 2.00 27.1 credits This option will no longer be available for admission after summer 2014.
Kinesiology (KINES), Movement Science Option (MOVSC) 2.00 27.1 credits  
Kinesiology (KINES), Physical & Health Education Teacher Education Option (PHETE) 3.00

48 credits

Courses required with a grade of C or better:

  • ENGL 015 or 030
  • KINES 141
  • KINES 180
  • KINES 295A
  • EDPSY 014
  • EDTHP 115
  • 6 credits of GQ
  • 3 credits of Literature

(Effective SU15, the PHETE option will no longer be available.)

Qualifying scores on the PRAXIS I reading, writing, and mathematics tests prior to April 12, 2012 OR qualifying scores on PECT PAPA series of exams by ESP effective April 12, 2012.

80 hours of education
work experience

Approval by the PHETE entrance-to-option coordinator

See Teacher Education Programs for additional criteria

Nutritional Sciences (NUTR) 2.00 27.1 credits  
Nutritional Sciences - Dietetics Option (NUTR/DITCS) 2.00

27.1 credits

Courses required with a grade of C or better:

  • BIOL 141
  • CHEM 110
  • NUTR 251
Recreation, Park, and Tourism Management (RPTM), All Options except Golf Management 2.00 27.1 credits  
Recreation, Park, and Tourism Management (RPTM), Golf Management Option (P G M)    

First-year admissions program at University Park.

Limited admission for change-of-campus and transfer students.

Not available for change of major.


Courses in bold require a grade of C or better.