2023-24 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    Feb 28, 2024  
2023-24 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Health and Human Performance: Exercise Science and Wellness Concentration (5216), B.S.H.H.P.


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This concentration provides a strong foundation for graduate study and careers in Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Chiropractic, Cardiac Rehabilitation, Physicians Assistant as well as many other health-related professions. This concentration is also ideal for Students interested in pursuing bachelors level careers in Corporate Wellness or Strength and Conditioning Coaching

Curricular Requirements


The student must complete the following minimal requirements and earn a grade of C or better in all courses taken in the department and in 

University General Education Core (38-40 Hours)


Additional HHP Electives (42 Hours)


Choose 42 hours from the following list of courses. Hours can be taken in any combination. No more than 12 hours from any one area:

Athletic Training; Biochemistry; Biology; Chemistry; Child and Family Studies; Computer Science 201; Exercise Science; Gerontology; Health and Human Performance; Health; Human Performance; Health and Physical Education; Mathematics; Microbiology; Military Science & Leadership; Neuroscience; Nursing; Nutrition; Philosophy; Physical Activity (max 4-hr); Physics; Psychology; Sociology; Zoology

Unrestricted electives: up to 9 elective hours from courses not listed above will be accepted towards the 42 hours of electives.

World of Practice (12 Hours)


Choose Option 1 or Option 2

Option 1:
HPER 491  

Option 2:
HPER 492  

6 credit hours from approved list*
*Athletic Training, Exercise Science, Health and Human Performance, Health, Human Performance

Must Be Taken at The Main UT Martin Campus


75% of Exercise Science & Wellness Concentration Core coursework must be taken at this university. Included in the 75%, the following courses must be taken at the main UT Martin campus:

Minimum Hours Required for B.S.H.H.P. Degree: 120


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