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Physical Education Departmental Honors

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Please contact the HPHP Department for advisement and permission prior to enrolling in Honors courses.

Requirements for Physical Education Departmental Honors:

  1. Maintain a cumulative GPA of 3.5 and a Physical Education Program GPA of 3.7;
  2. Complete all the required course work for the major;
  3. Become a member of the national professional organization, AAHPERD, as well as the state organization, UAHPERD;
  4. Attend UAHPERD Conferences. Honors students are encouraged to attend AND present at conferences as part of their professional development.
  5. Participate in undergraduate research and development by presenting research at a UAHPERD Conference or at the Weber State University Undergraduate Research Symposium and Celebration.
    • As an alternative to presenting at one of the professional conferences listed above, an Honors student may choose to register for and earn an A- grade or better in PEP 4830  Directed Readings in Physical Education.
  6. Demonstrate and model physical fitness and active healthy living by passing at least 4 of the 5 fitness components of the Presidential Fitness Test at the Presidential Level or the Fitnessgram Fitness Test above the Healthy Zone or other approved fitness test used in the PEP 3290 - Skill Development and Methods of Teaching Fitness for Life  course;
  7. Demonstrate exceptional skills in at least 3 team sports/activities and 3 individual sports/activities;
  8. Keep an activity journal for 6 months with an average of four days of moderate to vigorous physical activity per week as prescribed by the American Heart Association and/or the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and/or the American College of Sports Medicine;
  9. EITHER serve as a new student mentor when the mentor program is in place, OR volunteer in the community in a setting such as Boys and Girls Clubs or an After School Program, spending at least 20 hours coaching or teaching a physical activity.

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