This minor provides students an understanding of key factors that impact mental and physical well-being. Students will learn ways to support and assess the health of individuals and groups in a variety of domains by gaining an understanding of behavior change, physiology, and optimal practices to prevent stressors, illness, and disease. NOTE: This minor may not be declared with the following majors: BS Health & Wellness, BS Human Services: Wellness and Prevention, and BS Psychology: Wellness & Prevention.
Students will have the opportunity to:
1. Determine the evidence-based best practices that are common to the field of health and wellness.
2. Recognize the health-related problems of an individual, a community or agency.
3. Apply knowledge of health and wellness concepts to determine interventions that affect behavior change and enhance the overall well-being of an individual or group.
|HLTC 560||Health Behaviors: Theoretical Foundations for Health Education||4|
|HLTC 620||Needs Assessment and Strategies for Health Education and Promotion||4|
|SCI 502||Nutrition and Health||4|
|HLTC 612||Population Health||4|
|or SCI 603||Advanced Human Physiology & Wellness|
|Select one of the following:||4|
|The Emerging U.S. Health Care System|
|Principles of Exercise Science|
|Contemporary Issues in Personal and Global Health|