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Bachelor of Arts in Health & Wellness

A Bachelor of Arts in Health & Wellness at Tulane School of Professional Advancement offers prospective students the first step toward a fulfilling career in health and fitness. Our health and wellness bachelor’s degree program focuses on nutrition, personal fitness, health evaluation, risk behaviors, as well as healthy behavior changes.

Who Should Apply for the Bachelor of Arts in Health & Wellness

This is the perfect field of study for those who want to become advocates for healthy living. Not only are our courses suitable for people just coming into the field, but this degree is also helpful for those who are currently working and want to expand their level of expertise.

The Kinesiology Program Faculty includes industry leaders who are focused on building personal connections with students and helping them to develop a professional network and practical knowledge. The kinesiology program can also be customized to fit the unique needs of each person. Students can complete the program at their own pace and can choose from courses at all our campus locations and online, when applicable.

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Jobs for Health & Wellness Graduates

Upon completion, professionals with our health and wellness bachelor's degree may work in healthcare or assisted living facilities, for nonprofits or corporations, or even independently. Areas of focus could include nutrition, wellness, stress management, behavioral health, and fitness training.

Graduates will be equipped to pursue a number of careers, including the following positions:

  • Fitness coordinators
  • Recreational program coordinators
  • Wellness programmers or directors
  • Behavior health specialists
  • Certified personal trainers

To learn more information about the admissions process or to find out if this degree program is right for you, request more information.

 

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Degree Requirements

Core Competencies

ENGL 1010 Writing 4
  Select one course: 3
  Math  
PHIL 1060 Critical Thinking  
PHIL 1210 Elementary Symbolic Logic  
BSMT 3250 Business Statistics  
CPST 1070 Math for Information Technology  
  Foreign Language or non-Western Culture 6-8

Supporting Requirement

  Oral Communications—Select one course: 3
SPEC 1400 Intro to Public Speaking  
SPEC 3110 Small Group Communications  
THEA 2100 Fundamentals of Acting  
BSMT 2250 Business Communications  

Distribution Requirements (at least two disciplines per category)

  Humanities 12
  Sciences 12
  Social Sciences 12

Writing Requirement

  Designated writing course 3-4

 

Major Requirements

Major Core Courses

HEWE 1800 Wellness in Contemporary American Society 3
HEWE 2010 Social Aspects of Health 3
HEWE 2220 Mind and Body Health 3
HEWE 2230 Stress Management 3
HEWE 3200 The Human Body 3
  Select five courses: 15
HEWE 2330 Nutrition and Behavior  
HEWE 3110 Exercise and Sport Psychology  
HEWE 3220 Global Health  
HEWE 3250 Issues in Women's and Men's Health  
HEWE 3330 Exercise, Nutrition, and Aging  
HEWE 3500 Cultural Differences in Healing  
HEWE 3600 Economics of Health and Wellness  
HEWE 3650 Childhood Obesity  
HEWE 4010 Catastrophic Illnesses and Injuries  
HEWE 4050 Mass Media and Health  
HEWE 4200 Mental Health  
HEWE 4250 Environmental Health  
HEWE 4600 Wellness Coaching: Overcoming Resistance to Change  
HEWE 4650 Grant Writing  
HMLS 3150/6150 Health and Medical Issues in Emergency Management  
HEWE 5001 Internship  

Minor (optional)

  Varies according to minor chosen  

General Electives

  As needed to total 120 credits  
  Total 120