Health and Human Performance Major with an Emphasis in Health Promotion-Wellness, B.S.

Course Title Credits
Total for graduation 3128-132
General education 145-49
Major HHP studies 283

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 145-49
HHP 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 Exercise Science and Health Promotion2
HHP 2510Individual Sports2
or HHP 3330 Lifetime Activities
or HHP 3400 Outdoor Activities
HHPHHP Elective2-3
HHPHHP Elective2-3
HHP 2720Anatomical Kinesiology2
HHP 3010Technology in Health and Physical Education2
HHP 3020Physiology of Exercise4
HHP 3250Principles of Strength and Conditioning3
HHP 3320Worksite Wellness3
HHP 3330Lifetime Activities2
or HHP 3400 Outdoor Activities
or HHP 2510 Individual Sports
HHP 3370Fitness Testing and Prescription4
HHP 3500Methods in Teaching Health Education3
HHP 3710Exercise Prescription for Special Population3
HHP 3720Biomechanical Kinesiology 24
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 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
HHP 4870Level III Wellness-Fitness Internship (off campus)6
Science Course 2
Essentials of Anatomy and Physiology
Human Anatomy and Physiology I
Total Credits128-132

1   General Education requirements for a Bachelor of Science degree.  The HHP major with an emphasis in Health Promotion-Wellness does not require the “Wellness” (1 cr) or the “Physical Activity” (1 cr) listed.  Completion of BIOLOGY 2340, HHP 3020 and HHP 3720 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 in all HHP courses. 

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.