Wellness and Health Promotion BS

A major in wellness and health promotion consists of an interdisciplinary program of study in which students will implement health assessments and wellness programs during internships. The degree endeavors to promote scholarly inquiry and cultivate professionals capable of assisting others in developing self-responsibility for their own health and wellness through healthy, active lifestyles. Completion of this degree prepares students for employment in corporate, clinical, or community wellness settings or for the pursuit of graduate study.

Major Requirements

A major in wellness and health promotion consists of:

BIOL 222Anatomy and Physiology for Health Professions I

3

BIOL 222LAnatomy and Physiology for Health Professions I Lab

1

BIOL 223Anatomy and Physiology for Health Professions II

3

BIOL 223LAnatomy and Physiology for Health Professions II Lab

1

HEPR 150Introduction to Health Professions

1

HEPR 205Human Nutrition

3

HEPR 220Medical Terminology

3

HEPR 410Educational Strategies in Health Professions

3

HHP 100Wellness: Strategies for Life

2

HHP 101Foundations of Health, Physical Education, and Recreation

3

HHP 205First Aid and Care of Athletic Injuries

2

HHP 307Adapted Physical Education

3

HHP 308Physiology of Exercise

3

HHP 315Comprehensive School Health Education

3

HHP 325Research Methods in Health and Human Performance

3

HHP 336Biomechanics

3

HHP 485Experiential Learning in Health and Human Performance

variable

PSYC 100General Psychology

3

SCON 101Introduction to Exercise Technique

1

Six hours from the following:

ADDC 100Alcohol and Other Drugs: The Fundamentals

3

GERN 210Gender and Aging

3

HHP 216Skills and Analysis of Individual and Dual Sports I

2

HHP 217Skills and Analysis of Individual and Dual Sports II

2

HHP 318Human Sexuality

2

HHP 345Philosophy and Practice of Coaching

3

HHP 484Research in Health and Human Performance

variable

HHP 485Experiential Learning in Health and Human Performance

variable

SCON 220Foundations of Personal Training

2

SCON 221Practical Applications in Personal Training

2

HHP 484: up to three hours may be used for the elective requirement.

HHP 485: three hours are required; up to two hours may be used for the elective requirement.

 

Effective as of 4/20/2020