Exercise Physiology Major (HHP)

Exercise Physiology Major (proposed)

Core curriculum

  • BIO 201 + Bio 202 (8 cr)  OR Cellular Basis of Human Physiology (BIO 159; new course) (4 cr)
  • Human A&P I (224; requires B201-202 or 159)  (4 cr)
  • Human A&P II (225; requires 224)  (4 cr)
  • Nutrition (2xx; New Course) (3 cr)
  • Statistics or Applied Calculus (3-4 cr)

Total core units: 18 to 23, including math course

Exercise Physiology is one of three majors based on this core. Some course options below have pre-requisites.

* = New course. HHP prefix replaces KIN.


Above Core, plus:

  • Fitness, Exercise Prescription (HHP 312) (3 cr)
  • Research methods (HHP 314) (3 cr)
  • Physiology of exercise I (HHP 343) (4 cr)
  • Clinical Testing (HHP 3xx*) (3 cr)

One of the following courses:

  • Metabolism (HHP 410) (3 cr)
  • Cardiopulmonary Physiology (HHP 411) (3 cr)
  • Electrocardiogram (HHP 412) (3 cr)
  • Physiology of exercise II (HHP 443*) (4 cr)
  • Selected Topics in Human Anatomy (BIO/HHP 354) (3 cr)
  • Gross Anatomy (BIO/HHP 3xx*) (3 cr)

A total of 3 credits from:

Total units: 34 to 39, not including prerequisites. Some graduate and professional programs have additional course requirements.


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