Undergraduate Catalog 2020-2021 
    Oct 02, 2023  
Undergraduate Catalog 2020-2021 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Health and Community Wellness, B.S.

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The Bachelor of Science (B.S.) with a major in Health and Community Wellness prepares candidates to work in health and wellness settings.  The mission of the health and community wellness program is to provide high-quality professionals for employment in worksites such as fitness centers, hospitals, corporations, schools, and many other settings around the nation.  Through program courses and service-learning experience, candidates are prepared to help people, organizations, and communities change lifestyle behaviors with the goal of moving toward a state of improved health, resulting in decreases of chronic disease and health care costs.

Students have the option of taking 15 credit hours of electives or choosing to minor in one of several fields including Biology, Business Administration, Environmental Studies, Management, Marketing, Mass Communication, Nutrition Promotion and Education, Psychology, Sociology, Sport Management and other approved minors.


Core Areas A, B, C, D, & E: 42 Hours


Electives Recommended: 15 Hours (a)

(Electives are for an approved minor or special topics courses.  All electives must be at the 3000 level or above.  The academic advisor must approve any 2000 level courses)

Total: 120 Hours

Minimum 2.0 GPA required for graduation

(a) Courses must be completed with a grade of C or better.

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