Health, Leisure and Human Performance: Health and Human Performance, PhD

Requirements for Students Matriculating in or before Academic Year 2019-2020. Learn more about Graduate College Academic Regulation 7.0.

Total Hours: 60 Hours (Beyond the Master's Degree)

Common Core
3 hours Development of Curricula
HHP 6723Curriculum Development in Health, Leisure and Human Performance3
3 hours Organization/Leadership
LEIS 6763Management in Health, Leisure, and Human Performance Settings3
3 hours Professional Ethics
HHP 60433
Hours Subtotal9
Research Design and Statistics (Inquiry)
Select 9 hours from the following:9
Analyses of Variance
Multiple Regression Analysis in Behavioral Studies
Applied Multivariate Research in Behavioral Studies
Nonparametric Methods
Sample Survey Designs
Qualitative Research I
Qualitative Research: Selected Methods
Qualitative Research II
Hours Subtotal9
Option Hours
Select 27 approved hours27
Hours Subtotal27
Dissertation
Select 15 hours15
Hours Subtotal15
Total Hours60

General Graduate College Requirements

  • A minimum Grade-Point-Average of 3.00 is required
  • A minimum Grade of "C" is required in all degree applicable courses
  • No courses utilizing the Pass-No Pass grading system are permitted
  • GRAD 5082 or GRAD 5092 may not be used to meet degree requirements

Additional Doctor of Philosophy (PhD.) Requirements

  • 90 credits beyond the Bachelor's degree, 60 credits beyond the Master's degree are required
  • At least seventy-five percent of coursework on the Plan of Study must include 5000 and 6000 level courses
  • A minimum of 15 hours at the 6000 level with a grade of SR for the doctoral dissertation must be complete.  The maximum number of dissertation hours (6000 with a grade of SR) permissible on a Plan of Study must not exceed three-fourths of the total credit hours in the approved graduate degree program
  • Credit for all courses on a graduate Plan of Study must have been awarded within 10 years of completion of all degree requirements
  • A minimum of 30 in-residence credit hours are required
  • Non-Course requirements:
    • Doctoral Candidacy
    • Dissertation Defense
    • Dissertation Submission/Approval