UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN River Falls

Degree Requirements

Exercise and Sport Science Major

Program Requirements

51.5 Total Credits 

Minor required

Required courses 35.5 cr. Hrs.

EXSS 161 Intro to Health and Human Performance 3 cr.
EXSS 266 Aerobic Leadership 2 cr.
EXSS 366 Exercise Physiology 3 cr.
EXSS 450 Sport, Fitness and Recreation Management 3 cr.
EXSS 461 Applied Research Methods in Exercise & Sport Science 3 cr.
EXSS 465 Scientific Principles of Conditioning 3 cr.
EXSS 466 Exercise Assessment, Prescription and Leadership 3 cr.
HEAL 263 Human Anatomy 3 cr.
HEAL 315 Nutrition 3 cr.
P ED 243 Motor Learning & Development 3 cr.
P ED 354 Biomechanics 3 cr.
P ED 375 Physical Activity Behavior 3 cr.
SFED 200 First Aid and Basic Life Support .5 cr.

Professional courses 8-16 cr. hrs.

EXSS 271 Practicum I 1 cr.s
EXSS 467 Exercise for Special Populations 3 cr.
EXSS 471 PE Practicum II 4-12 cr.

Directed Electives: (Select 8 or more credits)

BIOL 240 Cell & Molecular Biology 3 cr.
BIOL 324 Microbiology 4 cr.
BIOL 345 Immunology 3 cr.
BIOL 453 Virology 3 cr.
HEAL 269 Wellness 3 cr.
MARC 340 Sports Marketing Communication 3 cr.
P ED 109 Recreational Climbing 1 cr.
P ED 201 Outdoor Ed. Concepts: Summer 3 cr.
P ED 202 Outdoor Ed.Concepts: Winter 3 cr.
P ED 213 Care and Prevention of Athletic Injury 2 cr.
P ED 301 Foundations of Outdoor Leadership 3 cr.
P ED 351 Coaching Young Athletes 2 cr.
P ED 363 Psychology of Coaching 3 cr.
PSYC 225 Psychology Gender 3 cr.
PSYC 260 Behavior Modification 3 cr.
PSYC 305 Learning & Motivation 3 cr.
PSYC 355 Physiological Psychology 3 cr.
SOCI 220 Sociology of Diversity 3 cr.
SOCI 322 Race & Ethnicity 3 cr.
SOCI 341 Sociology of Later Life 3 cr.
SOCI 343 Sociology of Sport and Leisure 3 cr.