Aug 15, 2022  
2017-2018 Undergraduate Bulletin 
2017-2018 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED]

Health, Wellness and Fitness, B.S.

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         Health, Wellness and Fitness, B.S. 4-year sequences:


The Health, Wellness and Fitness program prepares students to enter the healthcare arena as preventative healthcare workers. Students become knowledgeable of the causes of the major controllable health care issues in society today and into the future. They gain the skills to assist others to develop healthier lifestyles to combat major controllable health issues such as obesity, diabetes, various coronary diseases and conditions. Students learn business management skills to aid entry into the profession. The program integrates the professional domains of nutrition, fitness, health education, business procedures and management and community health to prepare prevention specialists.

General Requirements
Bachelor of Science Degree

Total for graduation 120 credits  
General Education 40 credits  
Major Studies 59 credits  
Concentration 21 credits  

Program Requirements

Racial and Ethnic Studies (6 credits*)

Three credits must be selected from RES-A.

Global Perspective (6 credits*)

Complete a program of university-approved work or study abroad or 6 credits of global perspective approved courses. 

General Education (40 credits)

Analytic Reasoning and Natural Sciences (10 credits)

Courses must be from the areas of analytic reasoning and natural sciences. At least one mathematics or statistics course and a natural science course with a lab are required.

Arts and Humanities (6 credits)

Courses must be from two or more areas including art history, creative arts, foreign language and culture, history, literature, music appreciation, performing arts and philosophy.

Social and Behavioral Sciences (6 credits)

  • (3 cr.)
  • Remaining course must be from an area including anthropology, economics, geography, political science and sociology.

Cross-disciplinary Issues (3 credits)

Courses must be selected from the list of approved cross-disciplinary issues courses.

Social Responsibility and Ethical Reasoning (3 credits)

Selectives (3 credits)

Courses/credits may be selected from any category to meet the 40-credit requirement.

Major Studies (59 credits)



Through advising, select courses to fulfill concentration. Examples include courses from areas such as nutrition, aging, adventure education, lifespan sports, racquet sports, psychology, rehabilitation and disability.


Through advising, select courses to fulfill concentration. Examples include courses from areas such as nutrition, aging, disability, leisure activities, psychology and rehabilitation.

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