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College of Health and Human Development

Entrance to College

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

  • 2.00 cumulative grade-point average (CGPA)

Entrance to Major (ETM) Requirements

ETM Requirements for majors in the College of Health and Human Development
Major Minimum Cumulative GPA Credits/Courses/Grades Additional Criteria
Athletic Training (ATHTR) 2.50

Minimum third-semester classification

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 (BBH) 2.00 Minimum third-semester classification  
Communication Science and Disorders (CSD) 2.00 Minimum third-semester classification  
Health Policy and Administration (HPA) 2.00 Minimum third-semester classification  
Hospitality Management (HM) 2.00 Minimum third-semester classification  
Human Development and Family Studies (HDFS) 2.00 Minimum third-semester classification Students considering a concurrent major in CEAED should also fulfill CEAED entrance requirements.
Kinesiology (KINES), Movement Science Option (MOVSC) 2.00 Minimum third-semester classification  
Kinesiology (KINES), Applied Exercise and Health Option (AEH) 2.00/3.00 * Minimum third-semester classification  
Nutritional Sciences (NUTR) 2.00 Minimum third-semester classification  
Nutritional Sciences - Dietetics Option (NUTR/DITCS) 2.00

Minimum third-semester classification

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 Minimum third-semester classification  
Recreation, Park, and Tourism Management (RPTM), Golf Management Option (PGM)   Complete 40 credits maximum

Direct admission program. Limited opportunities for change-of-major/campus. Minimum golf handicap of 12 or lower required. Call 814-865-7034​ for additional information.

*The KINES/AEH option offers two emphases: The ACSM/NSCA/CSCS certification emphasis, which requires a minimum 2.00 CGPA and third-semester classification to enter, and the Health and Physical Education (HPE) K-12 certification emphasis, which includes entrance requirements mandated by the Pennsylvania Department of Education, including a minimum 3.00 CGPA and requirements listed at Teacher Education Programs Entrance Criteria: http://ed.psu.edu/current-students/undergrad/criteria-table