B.S. in Exercise & Health Science


Curriculum
(effective August 2012)

 

GENERAL EDUCATION (45 hrs)
See University Catalog for General Education Requirements

EHS Specific Comments:

  • Students taking CHEM 1211/1212 should take MATH 1113 instead of MATH 1101
  • Students taking PHYS 1111/1112 should take MATH 1113 instead of MATH 1101
  • SCI 1101/1102 can be replaced with CHEM or PHYS

 

LOWER DIVISION MAJOR REQUIREMENTS (18 hrs)


BIOL 2221 - Human Anatomy & Physiology I
BIOL 2221L - Human Anatomy & Physiology I Laboratory
BIOL 2222 - Human Anatomy & Physiology II
BIOL 2222L - Human Anatomy & Physiology II Laboratory
Select any 1 course from HPS 1050-1830
HPS 2080 – Strength and Conditioning
HPS 2090 - Exercise Leadership
HPS 2100 - Introduction to Exercise and Health Science

 

 

LOWER DIVISION MAJOR REQUIREMENTS


Exercise and Health Science Core (28 hrs)
HPS 3240 – Physiology of Exercise and Aging
HPS 3300 - Personal Health Behaviors
HPS 3800 - Biomechanics
HPS 3850 - Health Promotion and Program Planning
HPS 4150 - Nutrition and Physical Activity
HPS 4300 - Physiology of Exercise
HPS 4350 - Fitness Evaluation and Exercise Prescription
HPS 4500 - Physiological Basis of Training and Performance
HPS 4550 – Introduction to Laboratory Techniques
HPS 4700 - Clinical Aspects of Exercise

 

Exercise and Health Science Electives (6 hrs)
Select any two 3000 or 4000 level HPS courses except HPS 3398*.

*Students interested in Health Promotion are advised to select HPS 4200 and HPS 4600.

Capstone Experience (15 hrs)
Select one of the following 15-hr experiences:

1) Internship Experience:

HPS 4730 - Seminar in Exercise and Health Science
HPS 4750 - Exercise and Health Science Internship

2) Pre-Professional Electives:

CHEM 1211/1211L/1212/1212L OR PHYS 1111/1112
Select 7 hours: Any 3000-4000 level BIOL, CHEM, HPS, or PSYC

 

Free Electives (11 hrs)
Select any 11 hrs from the university curriculum.

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