Human Performance and Health Promotion

Concentration in Exercise Physiology

Student Learning Outcomes
Bachelor of Science in Human Performance and Health Promotion

  1. Graduates with a B.S. in Human Performance and Health Promotion will demonstrate mastery of the basic principles of the field.
  2. Graduates with the B.S. in Human Performance and Health Promotion will demonstrate the professional knowledge and applied skills necessary to work in a community-based professional setting.
  3. Graduates with a B.S. in Human Performance and Health Promotion will be prepared to complete the appropriate certification exam (CHES or ACSM certification)

Curriculum in Human Performance and Health Promotion
Bachelor of Science in Human Performance and Health Promotion
Exercise Physiology Concentration

General Education Requirements2
Course Name/ # Credit Hours  Course Name/#  Credit Hours
English    CHEM 1017  3
ENGL 1157 3  Humanities  
ENGL 1158 or 11591 3  Humanities  6
Mathematics    ENGL Literature  3
MATH 11251 3  Social Sciences  
MATH 1126 3  Social Sciences  6 
Science    Arts  
BIOS 13031 3  Arts elective  3
BIOS 10831 3    
    Total 39
Other Requirements 
Course Name/ # Credit Hours  Course Name/#  Credit Hours
BIOS 13011  1  CHEM 1007  1
BIOS 13111  1  PHYS 1031  3
Electives  18  PHYS 1033  1
BIOS 13131  3    
    Total 28
Course Requirements for Major1
Course Name/ # Credit Hours  Course Name/#  Credit Hours
EDHP 2110  3  EDHS 4200/PHIL 2201, PHIL 3232, or PHIL 4200  3
EDHP 2170  3  EDHP/EDHS Electives (2000 level or above)  6
EDHS 1110  3  EDHP/EDHS Electives (4000 level)  12
    Total 30
Concentration Requirements1
Course Name/ # Credit Hours  Course Name/#  Credit Hours
EDHP 1090  2  EDHP 4222  3
EDHP 3200  3  EDHS 4610  3
EDHP 3201  3  EDHP 4998  3
EDHP 3330  3  EDHP 3210  3
    Total 23
Total Credit Hours Required Credit Hours
  120
Non-Coursework Requirement
Current Certificate from the Red Cross verifying CPR and First Aid Training (Certificate obtained during the semester before graduating).
2.2 GPA is required for graduation
  1. "C" or better required
  2. Refer to the following sections in the University Catalog for specific courses and university regulations to fulfill General Education Requirements. Catalog sections: General Education Core Requirements and General Education Course Menu
Note: Transfer students: A grade lower than a C will not be accepted for degree credit.

Recommended Four-Year Plan of Study
Bachelor of Science in Human Performance and Health Promotion
Exercise Physiology Concentration

Four Year Plan of Study
First Year of Enrollment 
First Term  Second Term
Course Prefix & Number Credit Hours Course Prefix & Number Credit Hours
ENGL 1157  3  ENGL 1158 or 1159  3
MATH 1125  3  MATH 1126  3
BIOS 1083  3  BIOS 1301  3
EDHP 2110  1  BIOS 1303  1
EDHS 1110  3  EDHP 1090  2
UNIV 10012  1  Elective  3
Total Hours  16 Total Hours 15
Second Year of Enrollment
First Term  Second Term
Course Prefix & Number Credit Hours Course Prefix & Number Credit Hours
BIOS 1311  1 PHYS 1031  3
BIOS 1313  3 PHYS 1033  3
CHEM 1017  3 Social Sciences1  3
CHEM 1007  1 EDHP 3210  1
Humanities1  3 EDHS 4610  3
EDHP 2170  3 Elective  3
EDHP/EDHS Elective  3    
Total Hours  17 Total Hours 16
Third Year of Enrollment
First Term  Second Term
Course Prefix & Number Credit Hours Course Prefix & Number Credit Hours
Arts1  3  Social Science1  3
Humanities1  3  EDHP 4222  3
EDHP 3200  3  EDHS 3201  3
EDHP/EDHS Elective  3  EDHS 4610  3
Elective  3  Elective  3
Total Hours  15 Total Hours 15
Fourth Year of Enrollment
First Term Second Term
Course Prefix & Number Credit Hours Course Prefix & Number Credit Hours
Humanities1  3  EDHP 4998  3
EDHP 3330  3  EDHP/EDHS Elective  3
EDHS 4200 or PHIL 2201, 3232, or 4200  3  EDHP/EDHS Elective  3
EDHP/EDHS Elective  3  Elective  3
Elective  3    
Total Hours  15 Total Hours 12
Total Degree Hours 121
  1. Refer to the following sections in the University Catalog for specific courses and university regulations to fulfill General Education Requirements. Catalog sections: General Education Core Requirements and General Education Course Menu.
  2. Required for all First time Full time students.

NOTE: Refer to the “Degree Requirements” curriculum sheet for specific courses required for the degree.