Community Health and Wellness

The community health and wellness minor is open to all undergraduates. The community health and wellness minor provides students an opportunity to combine the study of health with a major in any discipline.

The Community Health and Wellness minor is a program with foundations in the biological, psychological, social, and behavioral sciences. Our goal is to prepare students who are interested in entering in the growing health industry for careers working with individuals, hospitals, communities, worksites, wellness centers, or in the local, state, or federal government. We educate our students with the necessary transferrable skills that are needed to thrive in their chosen careers which have included but are not limited to Public Health, Health Education/Promotion, Community Health Education, Substance/Alcohol Abuse, Occupational Therapy, Nursing, and Medicine.

HE 1000 Personal Health
SCI 1020 Human Body*

*BIOL 1075/1175 Anatomy and Physiology I and BIOL 1085/1185 Anatomy & Physiology II can also meet this requirement

Requirements for the Community Health and Wellness Minor (select two of the following):
HE 2000 Community Health
HE 2010 Health Promotion and Planning
HE 2220 Social Determinants
HE 3000 Epidemiology

Select an additional 9 Credits from the list of Community Health and Wellness Electives

Meet Jessica Lorento '16 - Psychology

A psychology major with a minor in community health and wellness and an Honors student, Jessica Lorento '16 was looking for an academic experience in which she could have one-on-one relationships with her professors. "When I first got to Curry I met the psychology professors and right away they were super friendly and welcomed me in; that's a huge reason why I came."

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