About this program
The purpose of the core courses is to provide students with a broad and diverse understanding of the study of physical activity and health promotion. Students will have the opportunity to engage in an in-depth study within contexts such as exercise, health, physiology, nutrition, and wellbeing.
See the University Catalog for information on the current core courses and their descriptions.
The purpose of the focus elective credits is to enhance the core courses in the major and provide a greater understanding of topics of interest that tie in with students’ professional and educational goals. Students are required to take six (6) credits.
See the University Catalog for information on the current approved focused electives.
Physical education requirements
Students of physical activity and health promotion are required to participate in the courses that promote movement, physical activity, and sport. Students are required to earn a total of three (3) credits.
See the University Catalog for information on the current approved physical activity courses and their descriptions.
Become a physical activity and health promotion major
In order to apply to enter into the physical activity and health promotion major, students must complete specific prerequisites and have a total of 30 college level credits completed (see the University Catalog for specific information). Current CEHD students should contact their Student Services Advisor. Students who are either U of M students in a different college or transferring from outside the U of M should review the transfer credit information below.