Exercise Physiology Major (HHP)

Exercise Physiology Major 

Core curriculum

  • BIO 201 + Bio 202 (8 cr)  OR Cellular Basis of Human Physiology (BIO 159; new course) (4 cr)
  • Human A&P I (BIO 224; requires BIO 201-202 or 159)  (4 cr)
  • Human A&P II (BIO 225; requires BIO 224)  (4 cr)
  • Human Health and Nutrition (HHP 203; New Course) (3 cr)
  • Statistics or Applied Calculus (MAT 125, 150, 175, or 212) (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:

TWO of the following courses:

  • Fitness, Exercise Prescription (HHP 312) (3 cr)
  • Applied Nutrition (HHP 318*) (3 cr)
  • Mechanical Analysis of Sport (HHP 319) (3 cr)
  • Cardiopulmonary Physiology (HHP 411) (3 cr)
  • Stress Testing, Electrocardiogram (HHP 424) (3 cr)
  • Physiology of exercise II (HHP 344*) (4 cr)
  • Selected Topics in HHP (HHP 399*) (3 cr)
  • Gross Anatomy (HHP 353*) (3 cr)

A total of 3 credits from:

Total units: 37 to 43, not including prerequisites. Some graduate and professional programs have additional course requirements.


HHP Curriculum Summary for Download

HHP Curriculum Summary_revise 15_Oct14.pdf:
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