Health and Human Performance Major with an Emphasis in Exercise Science, B.S.

Course Title Credits
Total for graduation 3125-126
General education 152-56
Major HHP studies 273

Grades of “C-” or better in all courses required for admission to health promotion. Students must have a GPA of 2.75 or higher in Major and Required courses to qualify for internships. Students must have an "initial" and an "exit" physical fitness assessment, four tests each, on file in order to graduate.

Course Title Credits
General Requirements 1
General Education 152-56
Required Courses 2
HHP 2020First Aid/Accident Prevention/Community CPR2
HHP 2030Health Education2
HHP 2120Group Fitness2
HHP 2250Current Trends in Health Fitness and Health Promotion2
HHP 2320Introduction to Physical Education and Health Promotion2
HHP 2510Individual Sports2
or HHP 3330 Lifetime Activities
HHP 2720Anatomical Kinesiology2
HHP 3010Technology in Health and Physical Education2
HHP 3020Physiology of Exercise4
HHP 3250Principles of Strength and Conditioning3
HHP 3320Worksite Wellness3
HHP 3370Fitness Testing and Prescription4
HHP 3500Methods in Teaching Health Education3
HHP 3710Exercise Prescription for Special Population3
HHP 3720Biomechanical Kinesiology4
HHP 3830Perceptual Motor Learning and Motor Development2
HHP 3920Emotional Health2
HHP 3950Human Nutrition3
HHP 4040Human Physiology3
HHP 4310Private/Corporate Wellness Administration3
HHP 4320Consumer Health2
HHP 4410Seminar in Health Promotion3
HHP 4420Practicum in Athletic Coaching/Administration2-3
HHP 4520Injury Prevention and Treatment2
HHP 4620Advanced Athletic Training2
HHP 4830Exercise Science Research3
Required Internships 2
HHP 4850Level I Wellness-Fitness Internship3
HHP 4860Level II Wellness-Fitness Internship3
Science Course 2
Human Anatomy and Physiology I (5 cr)
Total Credits125-126

1   General Education requirements for a Bachelor of Science degree.  The HHP major with an emphasis in Exercise Science does not require the “Wellness” (1 cr) or the “Physical Activity” (1 cr) listed.  Completion of CHEMSTRY 1140, BIOLOGY 1150 (or BIOLOGY 1650), BIOLOGY 2140, BIOLOGY 2240 will meet the “Natural Sciences” and the “Additional Natural Science, Mathematics, or Social Science” requirements.  Other required courses include MATH 1830 and PSYCHLGY 1130, ENGLISH 1130, ENGLISH 1230 and “Speech” classes which all require a “C-“ or better.

2   Grade of “C-“ or better required.

3   Students must have a GPA 2.75 or higher in major and required courses to qualify for the internships.  Students must have an “initial” and an “exit” physical fitness assessment, four tests each, on file in order to graduate. 120 credits or above required for all UW-Platteville majors.