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Health, Physical Education, and Recreation Department

Welcome to the Health, Physical Education and Recreation Department, better known as HPR. Our offices are located upstairs in the Mayo Field House on the Raymond campus, but we also teach courses on the Jackson, Utica, Rankin and Vicksburg campuses.

Our department has strong curriculum and a dedicated faculty who have real life experiences as coaches, personal trainers, athletic trainers, sports officiating, etc… The courses that we offer in this department will transfer to the college or university level.

Please see course descriptions in the online catalog for detailed information about classes offered. Students that are interested in courses offered in the HPR department will typically declare a major such as the following:

• Kinesiology

• Physical Education K-12

• Exercise Science

• Sports Management

• Sports Ministry

• Athletic Training

• Sports Medicine

• Sports Administration

• Health/P.E./Human Performance

• Health Science

• Pre-Physical Therapy

• Pre-Occupational Therapy

• Recreation Leadership

• Sports Coaching Education

Hinds Community College has an articulation agreement with each of the public four-year intuitions in Mississippi. Therefore, most (if not all) of the courses that you take here at Hinds will transfer to the four-year institution of your choice.