Health & PE, Non-Teaching Wellness Promotion Concentration, B.S.

Wellness Promotion Concentration

What Will You Learn?

Students will be prepared to serve as leaders in fields that integrate health, wellness, and education, working with individuals, groups, and families in healthcare organizations and services, corporate health programs, education and at the local, state, federal or international level. Student learning outcomes include:

  • Students will be able to describe the behavioral (physical activity, nutrition), environmental and genetic risk factors for chronic disease.
  • Students will be able to apply health-related knowledge to create a health promoting lifestyle that will result in reduced risk of disease and improved quality of life.
  • Students will be able to exhibit effective oral, written, and critical thinking skills regarding subjects related to Wellness Promotion in an individual and group setting.
  • Students will be able to evaluate and integrate critical concepts and skills acquired in the Wellness Promotion program to common public health issues.
  • Students will be able to demonstrate knowledge of the fundamental concepts and features of project implementation, including planning, assessment, and evaluation.

What Will You Do?

Career paths include working in healthcare agencies, managing sports or wellness centers, working in community health departments, teaching, and working in global nonprofit agencies or other public and private healthcare sectors.