Health and Wellness Minor

This woman was photographed as she was shopping for groceries at a mobile Georgian farmers market at a point in her activity where she was picking out a bright red, ripe bell pepper from a basket container in the market’s produce section.

Copyright CDC/ Amanda Mills.

Learn the foundational concepts of health promotion and wellness education through coursework covering prevention, health improvement and maintenance, and health education within diverse populations.

Courses are offered through multiple departments, including epidemiology and environmental health; exercise and nutrition sciences; community health and health behavior; psychology; counseling and educational psychology; and Wellness Education Services to provide health promotion and wellness study from a range of perspectives and disciplines.

The coursework covers prevention, health maintenance and health education within the context of health and wellness promotion for diverse populations. Specific topics addressed include obesity, tobacco use, sexual health, violence prevention, alcohol use, exercise and nutrition.

Complement Your Program of Study

The health and wellness minor is open to students in any major. The program especially complements the following:

  • Biology
  • Business Administration
  • Communication
  • Dance
  • Exercise Science
  • Nursing
  • Psychology
  • Social Sciences Interdisciplinary

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