Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Physical Education and Recreation Management
The overall aim of the PERM is to provide students with sufficient depth and breadth of knowledge, skills, and practical experience in the discipline of physical education and recreation management. Furthermore, under the ethos of “whole person education” of the University, our students will also receive a strong liberal arts education such that they can embark on a variety of careers.
After completing this programme, students should be able to:
- Explain the concepts and theories in physical education and sport sciences as well as in recreation management.
- Identify the key issues and impacts concerning physical education and recreation management for different populations in the society and the global world.
- Evaluate and apply theories, concepts, principles and practice from physical education and recreation management to various professions in the industry.
- Apply knowledge and techniques, based on qualitative and quantitative research and problem solving approaches to design, execute and evaluate programmes in physical education, sport and recreation management.
- Demonstrate effective communications, team work, and leadership skills.
- Reflect on the importance to practice and promote life-long participation in physical and recreational activities.
The structure of the curriculum is as follows:
|I)||Major Courses||54 units|
|II)||Honours Project||6 units|
|III)||General Education||38 units|
|IV)||Free Electives#||30 units|
# Students may take additional GE courses in any categories to fulfil the “Free Electives” requirement but only a maximum of 6 units will be counted towards the fulfilment of the “Free Electives” requirement.
|I.||Major Courses||54 units|
|Major Required Courses (39 units)|
|PERM1006 Human Anatomy and Physiology||3 units|
|PERM1007 Sport and Exercise Psychology||3 units|
|PERM1015 History and Philosophy of Physical Education, Sport and Recreation||3 units|
|PERM1305 Swimming||1 unit|
|PERM1306 Conditioning and Fitness||1 unit|
|PERM1307 Dance||1 unit|
|PERM1315 Gymnastics||1 unit|
|PERM1316 Track and Field||1 unit|
|PERM1317 Outdoor Pursuits||1 unit|
|PERM2005 Exercise Physiology||3 units|
|PERM2006 Organization and Administration in Physical Education and Recreation||3 units|
|PERM2007 Tests and Measurement||3 units|
|PERM3006 Research Methods||3 units|
|PERM3008 Internship I||1 unit|
|PERM3009 Internship II||2 units|
|PERM3027 Prevention and Care of Sports Injuries||3 units|
|PERM3037 Motor Learning and Development||3 units|
|PERM3046 Theory and Practice in Sport and Recreation Management||3 units|
|Major Elective Courses (15 units)|
|PERM1425 Badminton||1 unit|
|PERM1426 Golf||1 unit|
|PERM1427 Squash||1 unit|
|PERM1435 Table-tennis||1 unit|
|PERM1436 Tennis||1 unit|
|PERM1445 Taekwondo||1 unit|
|PERM1446 Tai Chi||1 unit|
|PERM1447 Basketball||1 unit|
|PERM1455 Handball||1 unit|
|PERM1456 Soccer||1 unit|
|PERM1465 Volleyball||1 unit|
|PERM3007 Sociology of Sport and Recreation||3 units|
|PERM3015 Recreation Programming and Event Management||3 units|
|PERM3016 Fitness and Recreation for Selected Population||3 units|
|PERM3017 Health Fitness Evaluation and Assessment||3 units|
|PERM3025 Kinesiology||3 units|
|PERM3026 Nutrition and Health||3 units|
|PERM3045 Sport Media and Public Relation||3 units|
|PERM4005 Facility Management||3 units|
|PERM4006 Financial and Human Resources Management in Leisure Services||3 units|
|PERM4007 Leadership and Communication in Sport and Recreation||3 units|
|PERM4016 Outdoor Recreation||3 units|
|PERM4017 Principles and Practice of Exercise and Weight Management||3 units|
|PERM4115 Marketing in Sport and Leisure Services||3 units|
|II.||Honours Project||6 units|
|PERM4898 Honours Project||3 units|
|PERM4899 Honours Project||3 units|
|III.||General Education||38 units|
|IV.||Free Electives||30 units|