The personal health concentration will allow students with academic interests that lie outside the realm of medical and health sciences to explore and learn the latest information related to healthy lifestyles, including the attainment and retention of a high quality of personal health. Students will gain the knowledge and skills necessary to optimize their personal health and assume increased responsibility for their own personal health and well-being.
The concentration reflects the interdisciplinary nature of personal health by including courses from the nutrition, exercise and wellness, and health sciences disciplines.
- Students must complete a minimum of 18 credit hours including 12 of upper division hours for this concentration.
- All courses must be completed with a grade of “C” (2.00) or higher.
Core 12 Hours Required:
EXW 325 Fitness for Life (Prerequisite(s): ENG 101; minimum 30 hours)
HEP 380 Body Image and Wellness (Prerequisite(s): minimum 30 hours)
HSC 355 Eating for Lifelong Health (Prerequisite(s): NTR 100 or 241) OR NTR 450 Nutrition in the Life Cycle (Prerequisite(s): NTR 100 or 241; Credit is allowed for only NTR 450 or NTR 550)
NTR 100 Introductory Nutrition OR NTR 241 Human Nutrition (Prerequisite(s): CHM 101, 113, or 114)
Elective courses 6 hours required:
EXW 302 Fundamentals of Wellness
EXW 335 Physical Activity and Physiological Concepts (3) (Prerequisite(s): EXW 215 with C or better; EXW 217 with C or better; minimum 45 hours OR EXW 214 with C or better; EXW 216 with C or better; EXW 218 with C or better; minimum 45 hours )
EXW 400 Stress Management for Wellness (3) (Prerequisite(s): PSY 101; minimum 60 hours)
HEP 350 Substance Abuse and Addictive Behavior (3) (Prerequisite(s): BIO 160 or 201 with C or better)
HEP 361 Social Media and Marketing for Health (3) (Prerequisite(s): minimum 45 hours; Credit is allowed for only EXW 321 or HEP 361 (EXW 361))
HEP 443 Emotional Health and Interpersonal Relationships (3) (Prerequisite(s): minimum 45 hours)
NTR 345 Development of Healthy Cuisines (3) (Prerequisite(s): NTR 100 or 241)
NTR 348 Cultural Aspects of Food (3) (Prerequisite(s): NTR 100 or 241)
NTR 453 Nutrition and the Media (3) (Prerequisite(s): minimum 45 hours)
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