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

Students Attend APHA Conference

In the fall of 2013, community health and wellness majors had the opportunity to attend the 141st annual American Public Health Association (APHA) Meeting & Exposition in Boston.  Accompanied by Professors Katherine Morrison and Marcia Richards, the students were exposed to a variety of interactions with some of the over 12,000 public health professionals in attendance.

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