UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN River Falls

Degree Requirements

Exercise and Sport Science Major

Program Requirements

52-60 Total Credits

Required courses 37 cr. Hrs.

EXSS 161 Intro to Health and Human Performance 3 cr.
EXSS 240 Human Physiology  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 462 Senior Seminar  1 cr.
EXSS 465 Scientific Principles of Conditioning 3 cr.
EXSS 466 Exercise Testing & Prescription 3 cr.
HEAL 263 Human Anatomy 3 cr.
HEAL 315 Nutrition 3 cr.
P E 131 Weight Training  .5 cr
P ED 243 Motor Learning & Development 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.
EXSS 467 Exercise for Special Populations 3 cr.
EXSS 471 Practicum II 4-12 cr.
 

Directed Electives: Select 7 credits

BIOL 230  General Zoology 3 cr.
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 389  Special Topics: Sports Marketing  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 220  Abnormal Psychology  3 cr.
PSYC 225 Psychology of Gender 3 cr.
PSYC 245 Lifespan Development  3 cr.
PSYC 260 Behavior Modification 3 cr.
SPED 330 Exceptional child  3 cr.
SOCI 220 Sociology of Diversity 3 cr.
SOCI 322 Race & Ethnicity 3 cr.
SOCI 343 Sociology of Sport and Leisure 3 cr.