UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN River Falls

Exercise and Sport Science Major

Program Requirements

51.5 Total Credits 

Minor required

Required courses 35.5 cr. Hrs.

EXSS 161Intro to Health and Human Performance 3 cr.
EXSS 266Aerobic Leadership 2 cr.
EXSS 366Exercise 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)

ANSC 447 Endocrinology 2 cr.
BIO 235 Comparative Anatomy 4 cr.
BIO 240 Cell & Molecular Biology 3 cr.
BIO 324 Microbiology 4 cr.
BIO 345 Immunology 3 cr.
BIO 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.

Department of Health and Human Performance

111 Karges Center
715-425-3705
www.uwrf.edu/HHP/

Chair-  Faye Perkins  Assistant Chair -  Paul Shirilla  Faculty - Jeff Berkhof, Ken Ecker, Patti Ford, Steve Freeman, Stacy Furness, James Gostomski, Cindy Holbrook, Joe O'Kroy, Robert Ritzer, Jodee Schaben, Katie Vera, Matt Walker