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Health and Fitness Studies (B.S.)

Students majoring in Health and Fitness Studies may pursue interest in such areas as personal training, strength and conditioning training, worksite wellness, health promotions, fitness centers, and graduate school. See your advisor regarding possible career choices and graduate school requirements.

Learning Outcomes
Majors will be able to:

  1. Possess understanding of human anatomy, physiology, and biomechanics of movement and performance.
  2. Demonstrate proficiency in assessing health, fitness, and well-being and prescribing programs to achieve goals in a safe and effective environment.
  3. Demonstrate practical application of knowledge and ethical decision making in an appropriately supervised organizational setting.
  4. Analyze and effectively communicate (oral and written) scholarly work in health and human performance.



Required Courses 46 hours
Health and Fitness Studies (57 hours)
BIO 1090 Introduction to Human Anatomy and Physiology I and BIO 1090L Introduction to Human Anatomy and Physiology I Laboratory 4 hours
BIO 1100 Introduction to Human Anatomy and Physiology II and BIO 1100L Introduction to Human Anatomy and Physiology II Lab 4 hours
HHP 1270 Advanced Emergency Care 1 hour
HHP 1320 Introduction to Allied Health 1 hour
HHP 2010 Drugs in Modern Society 3 hours
HHP 2020 Consumer, Community, and Environment Health Issues 3 hours
HHP 2030 Human Sexuality 3 hours
HHP 2040 Stress and Disease Management 2 hours
HHP 2500 Basic Human Nutrition 2 hours
HHP 2600 Advanced Human Nutrition 2 hours
HHP 2650 Strength Training and Conditioning for Coaches 2 hours
HHP 2660 Personal Training 2 hours
HHP 3100 Worksite Health Promotion 3 hours
HHP 3850 Biomechanics and Kinesiology 4 hours
HHP 4150 Physiology of Exercise 4 hours
HHP 4250 Exercise Testing and Programming 3 hours
HHP 4970 Internship 3 hours
Select 9 hours from the following courses: 9 hours
Capstone Courses 2 hours
HHP 3990 Professional Engagement 1 hour
HHP 4990 Senior Capstone 1 hour