The Wellness Minor exists to 1) broaden the knowledge, skills, and abilities of those interested in the healthcare and allied healthcare industries and 2) to engage students in the process of becoming stewards of their personal health and wellness and stewards of global population health and wellness.
Wellness, defined as a multi-dimensional sense of being, includes the physical, psychological, social, spiritual, emotional, financial and intellectual domains. A minor in wellness provides a concentration of study that prepares individuals to develop or to serve on work site wellness teams. Students with an additional bachelor's degree in athletic training or exercise science may also find employment as a wellness program coordinator or wellness director. The wellness minor seeks to prepare students to be stewards of their personal well-being and provides a concentration of study for those preparing for graduate studies in physical therapy or occupational therapy.
EXS 310, EXS 336; PSY 207; ATH 317 or SCI 224; THE 320 or 302 or 363.
Elective Courses, Students need 8 credits of additional electives chosen from the following courses:
ATH 238, BUS 215, 362, 371, 381; EXS 302, PSY 307, 308, 406; PED 159, 267, 326; THE 215 or 315, 326.