Sep 30, 2020  
2019 - 2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
2019 - 2020 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Health & Wellness Promotion, B.S.

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The Health and Wellness Promotion major allows students to combine their passion for providing health services with community outreach. Graduates with this degree will be able to analyze a community’s health, develop a plan of action to combat health and wellness issues, and then strategically implement their vision. The long-term planning skills students learn and utilize as an undergrad can be used to assist clients in leading happy and healthy lives.

Completing this degree program will enable students to:

  • Demonstrate competence in assessing needs, planning, implementing, managing and evaluating health promotion programs.
  • Understand and demonstrate professional ethics and social responsibility as it relates to the practice of health promotion.
  • Communicate effectively and professionally in verbal, nonverbal, and written formats.
  • Use critical thinking skills to solve problems associated with assessing needs, implementing, managing and evaluating health promotion programs.
  • Engage in career development activities to prepare for job success or graduate school entrance.


Core Curriculum:

In addition, all students must fulfill the college’s core curriculum  requirements and meet the 128 credit graduation requirement.  The First Year Experience (FYE) Seminar  is a requirement for all first-year students.

Recommended Minors:

  • Biology
  • Business Administration
  • Exercise Science
  • Psychology


A student must have a 2.75 in the major to be granted an internship opportunity and/or permission from the faculty advisor and the department chair.

Double Major Option:

Fitness Specialist

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