You'll earn your degree by successfully completing 123 credits. View all courses available for the exercise science emphasis.

First Year

First Semester

Dept. No. Course Credits
ENGLISH 1130 College Writing I 3
BIOLOGY 1150 General Biology 5
    OR  
BIOLOGY 1650 The Unity of Life 5
HHP 2030 Health Education 2
HHP 2320 Introduction to Physical Education and Health Promotion 2
MATH 1830 Elementary Statistics (required) 3
UWPSTUDY 1010 Introduction to College Life 1
    Total: 16

Second Semester

Dept. No. Course Credits
ENGLISH 1230 College Writing II 3
BIOLOGY 2140 Human Anatomy and Physiology I 4
HHP 2120 Group Fitness 2
HHP 2020 First Aid/Accident Prevention/Community CPR 2
HHP 2510 Individual Sport 2
    OR  
HHP 3330 Lifetime Activities 2
SPEECH 1010 Public Speaking 2
    Total: 16

Second Year

First Semester

Dept. No. Course Credits
HHP 2250 Current Trends in Health Fitness and Health Promotion 2
BIOLOGY 2240 Anatomy and Physiology II 5
HISTORY 1020 World Civilization II 3
    Humanities requirement 3
PSYCHLGY 1130 General Psychology (required) 3
    Total: 16

Second Semester

Dept. No. Course Credits
HHP 3020 Physiology of Exercise (lab included) 4
HHP 3320 Worksite Wellness 3
CHEMSTRY 1140 General Chemistry (required) 4
POLISCI 1230 Introduction to American Government 3
GENDER   Gender Studies requirement 3
    Total: 17

Third Year

First Semester

Prepare two letters of recommendation and your health and human performance interview.

Dept. No. Course Credits
HHP 3500 Methods in Teaching Health Education 3
HHP 3720 Kinesiology (lab included) 4
HHP 4320 Consumer Health 2
HHP 4520 Injury Prevention and Treatment 2
HHP 3850 Nutrition 2
ETHNSTDY   Ethnic Studies requirement 3
    Total: 16

Second Semester

This is a good chance to check the number of credits you have left to complete.

Dept. No. Course Credits
HHP 3360 Fitness Evaluation 2
HHP 3380 Fitness Programming and Prescription 2
HHP 3830 Perceptual Motor Learning and Motor Development 2
HHP 3920 Emotional Health 2
HHP 4310 Private/Corporate Wellness Administration 3
HHP 4040 Human Physiology 3
    Total: 14

Fourth Year

First Semester

Dept. No. Course Credits
HHP 3010 Technology in Health and Physical Education 2
HHP 3710 Exercise Prescription for Special Population 3
HHP 4620 Advanced Athletic Training 2
HHP 4850 Level I Wellness-Fitness Internship 3
    Foreign Language requirement
(if not met in high school)
4
HHP 4450 Advanced Nutrition 3
    Total: 13-17

Second Semester

In the last semester of your senior year you should be completing your portfolio.

Dept. No. Course Credits
HHP 3250 Principles of Strength and Conditioning 3
HHP 4410 Seminar in Health Promotion 3
HHP 4860 Level II Wellness-Fitness Internship 3
HHP 4830 Exercise Science Research 3
FINE A   Fine arts requirement 3
    Total: 15