Apply to your HHP major or minor

If you are a current SPU student and want to major or minor in Health and Human Performance, you must make formal application and follow the steps below.

Here are the steps to apply to the Health and Fitness Education major (BA), the Exercise Science major (BS), the Health and Fitness Education minor, the Exercise Science minor, or the Coaching Science minor in the Health and Human Performance program:

  1. Verify that you have completed at least 9 credits taken at SPU that apply to the specific major or minor to which you’re applying, with the required minimum GPA of 2.5 in those courses.  You may download a HHP GPA calculator as a Microsoft Excel document, which will assist you in determining your cumulative HHP GPA. 
    1. Exercise Science Major GPA calculator
    2. Health and Fitness Major GPA calculator
  2. Apply online » 
    It is your responsibility to apply for a major or minor through Degree Check in Banner.  You can find step by step instructions and more information about majors and minors at the Student Academic Services Majors and Minors Information page.

 If you have questions, you can email or call 206-281-2784.


HHP Lab and Equipment

Get hands-on experience in the Lab as you learn how the human body responds to physical activity, exercise, and more.

“You don't have to be world class at anything. But to really appreciate the variety of opportunities in life, you have to stay active.”
JoAnn Atwell-Scrivner
Assistant Professor of Physical Education