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.