Program Information

Health and Wellness

Restrict Results

The 18 credit Minor in Health and Wellness is available to all University students with a Cum GPA of 2.5 or above and addresses personal behaviors, environmental factors and social conditions that affect the quality of personal and public health. It is intended to increase the capacity of the individual to adopt health-benefiting behaviors and lifestyles.

The minor requires completion of 18 credits, including 12 credits above the 300 level. To be admitted into the minor, a student must submit a Declaration of Minor form to his or her faculty advisor, the Health and Wellness Minor coordinator, and the Dean’s office in his or her home college.

For more information, or to obtain a form to declare the Minor in Health and Wellness, contact the minor coordinator, Dr. Maureen Thompson (426 Ostrom Avenue, Rm.316, mlthomps@syr.edu).

Please note: students who pursue a minor in health and wellness may not pursue a minor in public health or a minor in addiction studies.  Public health majors may not pursue a Health and Wellness minor.

Required Core Courses
HTW 121 Personal and Social Wellness
HTW 221 Health Promotion Across the Lifespan

Plus Four additional courses chosen from HTW courses number 300 or above.