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  Nov 23, 2017
 
2017-2018 Catalog

Health and Wellness Promotion


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Health and Wellness Promotion

Professor Lanou (Chair); Associate Professors Batada, Garbe, Wingert; Assistant Professors Jones, Rote, Sanchez-Flack; Lecturer Garrison

The Department of Health and Wellness offers diverse and flexible programs designed to help students live healthier, more balanced and meaningful lives. The curriculum for the major or minor in Health and Wellness Promotion emphasizes multi-level programs aimed at the promotion of wellness throughout a lifetime. Students may pursue careers in worksite wellness, hospital-based wellness programs, community health centers, retirement and nursing home wellness programs, commercial and not-for-profit health, fitness, and recreation centers, and other related areas. Students who receive a B.S. with a major in Health and Wellness Promotion may choose to pursue graduate and/or professional studies in areas such as Health Promotion, Exercise Physiology, Nutrition, Health Education, Gerontology, Public Health, or Medicine. Students may also choose to major in Health and Wellness Promotion and complete the K-12 Health and Physical Education teaching licensure program in preparation to teach health in elementary, middle and high schools. Students interested in graduate school should be aware of additional course work required for admission to these programs that may not be required for the Health and Wellness Promotion major.

Declaration of Major in Health and Wellness Promotion

Students are prepared, supported, and expected to serve as healthy lifestyle role models. Advisors support students in following personal health and wellness plans during their course of study. Wellness plans are adjusted for age and special needs. Before declaring a major, students must satisfy the LANG 120  requirement.

Elective Skill Development Options

Only four semester hours of 100-level HW activity courses can be used toward the minimum number of hours required for a degree.

Health and Wellness Promotion

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