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

Course Title Credits
Total for Graduation 4127-131
General Education 149-53
Major HHP Core + Exercise Science Emphasis Courses 368
Additional Science Courses 510

Grades of “C” or better in all courses required for admission to Exercise Science. 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 149-53
HHP Required General Education Courses 1
Mathematics Competency:
Elementary Statistics
Social Sciences (6 credits in two different disciplines):
General Psychology
Natural Sciences:
General Chemistry I
Concepts of Biology
The Unity of Life
Additional Natural Sciences, Mathematics, or Social Sciences:
HHP Major Required Core Courses 3
HHP 2020First Aid/Accident Prevention/Community CPR2
HHP 2320Introduction to Exercise Science, Health Promotion and Physical Education2
HHP 2720Anatomical Kinesiology2
HHP 2740Exercise Technique and Performance 2
HHP 3010Technology in Health and Physical Education2
HHP 3830Perceptual Motor Learning and Motor Development2
HHP 3920Emotional Health2
HHP 3950Human Nutrition3
HHP 4520Injury Prevention and Treatment2
Requirements for Exercise Science Emphasis 3
HHP 2060Foundations of Wellness2
HHP 2140Current Trends in Health and Fitness3
HHP 3020Physiology of Exercise4
HHP 3250Principles of Strength and Conditioning3
HHP 3320Worksite Wellness3
HHP 3370Fitness Testing and Prescription3
HHP 3500Methods in Teaching Health Education3
HHP 3630Introduction to Exercise Science Research 3
HHP 3710Exercise Prescription for Special Population3
HHP 4040Advanced Physiology of Exercise 3
HHP 4310Private/Corporate Wellness Administration3
HHP 4410Seminar in Health Promotion3
HHP 4500Sport and Exercise Psychology 2
HHP 4620Advanced Athletic Training2
HHP 4830Exercise Science Research3
Required Internships 3, 4
HHP 4850Level I Wellness-Fitness Internship3
HHP 4860Level II Wellness-Fitness Internship3
Science Courses 5
BIOLOGY 2140Human Anatomy and Physiology I5
BIOLOGY 2240Human Anatomy and Physiology II5
Total Credits127-131

General Education requirements for a Bachelor of Science degree: HHP 2060 will meet the "Wellness" required and HHP 2740 will meet the "Physical Activity" requirement.  Required courses of CHEMSTRY 1140, BIOLOGY 1150 (or BIOLOGY 1650), and HHP 37202 will meet the “Natural Sciences” and the “Additional Natural Sciences, Mathematics, or Social Sciences” requirements. Other required courses include MATH 1830 and PSYCHLGY 1130.  All required general education courses must earn a “C-“ or better unless otherwise specified.


Must earn a “C” or better in HHP 3720.


Grade of “C“ or better is required for all HHP courses.


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.


Grade of “C-“ or better required in the Science Courses.