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  Oct 23, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate Course Catalog

Health and Wellness Minor


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Coordinator

Maureen Thompson, Undergraduate Program Director
344G White Hall
315-443-9815

Description

The 18 credit Minor in Health and Wellness 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.

Admission

The Health and Wellness minor is available to all University students with a Cum GPA of 2.5 or above.  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.

Student Learning Outcomes


Upon completion of the program, students will be able to:

1. Apply theories, concepts and models from social and behavioral disciplines as they relate to health and health behavior

2. Identify factors that influence the health of individuals and communities

Required Core Courses


The minor requires completion of 18 credits, including 12 credits above the 300 level.

Additional Courses


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

Total Credits Required: 18


Restrictions


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.

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