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Health and Human Performance - Exercise Science (BS)

This program was approved for students entering the university in the Summer 2009 - Spring 2010 catalog year. For more information about catalog year, go to Catalog Year Information.

Bachelor of Science in Health and Human Performance - Exercise Science (BS)

Major: HHP

Degree: BS

Concentration: ESS

Department: HSS

Unit: College of Education and Human Development

All students completing the Bachelor of Science degree in Health and Human Performance must complete the Core classes, program requirements, and at least one area of concentration, and appropriate related and supporting courses. A minimum of 123 hours with an overall GPA of 2.25 is required. Only one ā€œDā€ will be accepted in SPAD or HSS course(s).

Type Total
University-wide General Education requirements 34

Program Requirements

Type Semester
Hours
Total
HSS 181 Academic Orientation 1  
HSS 101-167 Physical Education Activity Courses 2  
HSS 184 Healthy Lifestyles I 3  
Total   6

Core Classes

Type Semester
Hours
Total
HSS 180 First Aid and Safety Education 3  
HSS 202 Human Anatomy and Physiology 3  
HSS 293 Social and Psychological Dimensions of
Physical Activity
3  

HSS 302 Nutrition in Healthy Living

        OR HSS 303 Human Nutrition

3  
HSS 320 Growth and Motor Development Across Lifespan 3  
HSS 377 HSS Tests and Measurement 3  
HSS 387 Biomechanics 3  
HSS 394 Intro to Exercise Science 3  
HSS 418 Diverse Populations in Physical Activity and Health 3  
HSS 492 Cooperative Internship/Practicum in HSS 3  
Total  

30

Concentration in Exercise Science

Type Semester
Hours
Total
HSS 386 Structure and Function I 3  
HSS 388 Principles of Athletic Conditioning 3  
HSS 389 Prevention and Care of Athletic Injuries  
HSS 390 Structure and Function II  
HSS 395 Personal Trainer Workshop  3  
HSS 396 Health/Fitness Instructor Lab   
HSS 486 Advanced Exercise Physiology   
Electives (consult advisor) 32  
Total 53 

 

 

 Minimum Total   123
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