2018-2019 Undergraduate Course Catalog 
    Jul 16, 2024  
2018-2019 Undergraduate Course Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Health and Wellness Minor

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Maureen Thompson, Undergraduate Program Director
344G White Hall


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.


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


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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