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Associate of Arts in Health & Wellness

The A.A. degree in Health and Wellness is designed for students who want to develop a healthier life for themselves while also learning skills to help others achieve greater health and wellness. This degree can provide a solid foundation for entry-level careers in community gyms, non-profit organizations, wellness centers and many more.

Degree Requirements

Core Competencies Credits
English 1010 Writing or CSEN 1250 Writing 4
Select one course:
  • Math
  • PHIL 1060 Critical Thinking
  • PHIL 1210 Elementary Symbolic Logic
  • BSMT 3250 Business Statistics
  • CPST 1070 Math for Information Technology
3
Supporting Requirement Credits
Oral Communications – Select one course:
  • SPEC 1400 Intro to Public Speaking
  • SPEC 3110 Small Group Communications
  • THEA 2100 Fundamentals of Acting
  • BSMT 2250 Business Communications
3
Distribution Requirements Credits
Humanities 6
Sciences 6
Social Sciences 6
Writing Requirement Credits
Designated writing course 3-4

 

Major Requirements

Major Core Requirements Credits
HLWL 1800 Wellness in Contemporary American Society 3
HLWL 2010 Social Aspects of Health 3
HLWL 2220 Mind and Body Health 3
HLWL 2230 Stress Management 3
HLWL 3200 The Human Body 3
Select three courses:
  • HLWL 2330 Nutrition and Behavior
  • HLWL 3110 Exercise and Sport Psychology
  • HLWL 3220 Global Health
  • HLWL 3250 Issues in Women's and Men's Health
  • HLWL 3330 Exercise, Nutrition, and Aging
  • HLWL 3500 Cultural Differences in Healing
  • HLWL 3600 Economics of Health and Wellness
  • HLWL 3650 Childhood Obesity
  • HLWL 4010 Catastrophic Illness and Injuries
  • HLWL 4050 Mass Media and Health
  • HLWL 4200 Mental Health
  • HLWL 4250 Environmental Health
  • HLWL 4600 Wellness Coaching
  • HLWL 4650 Grant Writing
9
General Electives Credits
As needed to total 60 credits  
Total 60