You'll earn your degree by successfully completing 120 credits. View courses available for the health promotion-wellness emphasis.

First Year

First Semester

Dept. No. Course Credits
ENGLISH 1130 College Writing I 3
HHP 2020 First Aid/Accident Prevention/Community CPR  2
HHP 2030 Health Education 2
HHP 2320 Introduction to Physical Education and Health Promotion 2
MATH 1830 Elementary Statistics (required) 3
FINE A   Fine Arts requirement 3
UWPSTUDY 1010 Introduction to College Life 1
    Total: 16

Second Semester

Dept. No. Course Credits
ENGLISH 1230 College Writing II 3
BIOLOGY 2340 Essentials of Anatomy and Physiology 4
    OR  
BIOLOGY 2140 Human Anatomy and Physiology I 5
HHP 2120 Group Fitness 2
HHP   HHP Block Class* 2
POLISCI   Introduction to American Government 3
SPEECH 1010 Public Speaking 2
    Total: 16

Second Year

First Semester

Dept. No. Course Credits
HHP   HHP Block Class* 2
HHP 2250 Current Trends in Health Fitness and Health Promotion 2
HHP 3850 Nutrition 2
HISTORY 1020 World Civilization II 3
ENGLISH 1330 Introduction to Literature 3
PSYCHLGY 1130 General Psychology (required) 3
    Total: 15

Second Semester

Dept. No. Course Credits
HHP 3020 Physiology of Exercise 4
HHP 3320 Worksite Wellness 3
HHP 3920 Emotional Health 2
HHP   Elective (HHP 4020 Psychology of Coaching OR 3rd block suggested) 2
GENDER   Gender Studies requirement 3
    Total: 14

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
ETHNSTDY   Ethnic Studies requirement 3
    Total: 14

Second Semester

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   Elective (HHP 4020 Psychology of Coaching OR third block suggested)*  
HHP 4310 Private/Corporate Wellness Administration 3
HHP 4040 Human Physiology 3
    Total: 14

Fourth Year

First Semester

Apply for an internship.

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

Complete 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
    Total: 12

Off Campus Internship

Dept. No. Course Credits
HHP 4870 Level III Wellness-Fitness Internship 6

*HHP 2510 Individual Sports, HHP 3330 Lifetime Activities, OR HHP 3400 Outdoor Activities