University of Pittsburgh School of Education
 

Curriculum for Bachelor of Science (BS) Wellness Specialization

General Education in Liberal Arts and Sciences

Dept Course # Title Credits
ENGCMP 0200 Seminar in Composition 3
Public Speaking 3
Composition Elective or 'W' Course 3
MATH 0031 Algebra 3
STAT 0200 Basic Applied Statistics 4
Literature 3
Music or Art 3
Philosophy or Philosophy of Science 3
BIOSC 0150 Foundations of Biology 1 3
CHEM 0110 General Chemistry 1 4
PHYS 0110 Introduction to Physics 3
PSY 0010 Introduction to Psychology 3
History 3
Social Science 3
Public Policy 3

Physical Activity Core

Dept Course # Title Credits
HPA 0196 First Aid and CPR 2
HPA 0474 Lifetime Activities 1 1
HPA 0475 Lifetime Activities 2 1
HPA 1011/1012 Applied Human Anatomy and Lab 4
HPA 1031 Research in Sports Science 3
HPA 1033 Human Physiology 3
HPA 1035 Exercise Science Seminar 2 1
HPA 1042 Physiology of Exercise 3
HPA 1044 Biomechanics 3
HPA 1170 Health and Fitness Practicum
Taken twice for one credit each
2
HPA 1171-1174 Instructor Courses/Teaching Experiences 2-4
HPA 1224 Fitness Assessment and Exercise Prescription 3
HPA 1226 Assessment and Prescription for Special Populations 3
HPA 1233 Principles of Strength and Conditioning 2
HPA 1485 Nutrition and Health 3
HPA 1486 Behavior Change Strategies 3
HPA 1487 Chronic Disease and Obesity 3
HPA 1995 Special Topics in Heath and Physical Activity 3
HPA 1996 Clinical Internship 12
Electives variable