Bachelor of Science, Major in Wellness Management

This degree option prepares students for employment as managers of wellness and health promotion programs that include corporate wellness programs, private health clubs, senior living facilities, and community and private health/wellness programs.

Bachelor of Science in Wellness Management
Core Curriculum
Component Area I (Communication)6
Component Area II (Mathematics)3
Component Area III (Life and Physical Science)8
Component Area IV (Language, Philosophy, and Culture)3
Component Area V (Creative Arts)3
Component Area VI (U.S. History)6
Component Area VII (Political Science/Government)6
Component Area VIII (Social and Behavioral Sciences)3
Component Area IX (Component Area Option)4
Degree Specific Requirements
BIOL 2401Human Anatomy 14
BIOL 2402Human Physiology4
CHEM 1406Inorganic & Envir Chemistry 14
CHEM 1407Intro Organic and Biochemistry4
CSTE 1330Introduction To Computers3
or BUAD 1305 Electronic Communications Tech
FACS 2362Nutrition 23
or FACS 1367 Basic Nutrition
MATH 1369Elementary Statistics3
or MATH 1370 Intro to Biomedical Statistics
or MATH 3379 Statistical Mthods In Practice
Major
Wellness Management Health Courses
HLTH 2381Consumer Health Education3
or HLTH 1360 Fund Hlth Promo & Hlth Careers
or HLTH 1366 Lifestyle And Wellness
HLTH 2383Multicultural Health Issues 33
HLTH 3219Group Exercise Instruction2
HLTH 3361Health Planning & Evaluation3
HLTH 3380Drug Use and Abuse3
HLTH 3391Study Of Human Diseases3
HLTH 3392Health Comm & Literacy3
HLTH 4363Interventions for Wellness3
HLTH 4364Directing Wellness Programs3
HLTH 4384Internship Preparation3
or HLTH 4393 Prof Prep Health Careers
HLTH 4387Community Health3
HLTH 4394Internship Program 43
HLTH 4394Internship Program 43
Wellness Management Interdisciplinary Courses
ATTR 3370Prevention & Care of Injuries3
BUAD 3355Business Law3
KINE 2114Wgt Train & Phy Conditioning1
KINE 2115Lifetime Health and Wellness 51
KINE 2119Kinesiology Activities1
KINE 2330First Aid & CPR - Am Red Cross3
KINE 3373Physiology Of Exercise3
KINE 4377Prin Exer Testing/Prescription3
MGMT 3310Principles Of Management3
MGMT 3330Human Resource Management3
MKTG 3310Principles Of Marketing3
Total Hours120
1

Satisfies Core Curriculum requirement for Component Area III (Life and Physical Science) and major requirement.

2

FACS 1367 accepted only as a transfer course. 

3

Students must enroll for two sections of HLTH 4394, for a total of 6 semester credit hours.

4

Satisfies Core Curriculum requirement for Component Area VIII (Social and Behavioral Sciences). 

5

Satisfies one semester credit hour of the of Core Curriculum requirement for Component Area IX (Component Area Option). 

Notes

Degree must have 120 hours with at least 42 advanced hours (3000 and 4000) taken at a four year institution.

Consult current University catalog for questions concerning transfer courses and residency requirements.

Students must earn a grade of "C' or better in HLTH 4394.

HLTH 4384 must be completed prior to enrollment in HLTH 4394 (internship).

HLTH 4394 (internship) is the Wellness Management Internship that requires 400 hours of work in the internship location. Internships are performed during the final semester prior to students anticipated graduation date.

BIOL 2402 requires a grade of “C” or higher in BIOL 2401 and CHEM 1406.

CHEM 1407 requires a prerequisite of CHEM 1406 or the Health Sciences Chemistry.  CHEM 1406 satisfies 4 semester credit hours of the Core Curriculum requirement of Component Area III (Life and Physical Science).

HLTH 3361, HLTH 4363, HLTH 4364, HLTH 4387, KINE 3373 and MKTG 3310 require Junior Standing.

ATTR 3370 requires Junior Standing or permission of the instructor.

MGMT 3310 requires 50 hours of course work completed.

MGMT 3330 requires a prerequisite of MGMT 3310.

First Year
FallHoursSpringHours
CHEM 140614CHEM 140714
ENGL 130123ENGL 130223
HIST 130133HIST 130233
KINE 211541MATH 1369, 1370, or 33793
Component Area II 3Component Area IV 3
 14 16
Second Year
FallHoursSpringHours
BIOL 24014BIOL 24024
BUAD 1305 or CSTE 13303HLTH 2381, 1360, or 13663
FACS 1367 or 23623HLTH 238363
KINE 21141KINE 23303
KINE 21191POLS 230653
POLS 230553 
 15 16
Third Year
FallHoursSpringHours
HLTH 32192HLTH 33923
HLTH 33613HLTH 43633
HLTH 33913HLTH 43873
KINE 33733MKTG 33103
MGMT 33103Component Area IX 3
Component Area V 3 
 17 15
Fourth Year
FallHoursSpringHours
ATTR 33703HLTH 33803
BUAD 33553HLTH 43943
HLTH 43643HLTH 43943
HLTH 4384 or 43933MGMT 33303
KINE 43773 
 15 12
Total Hours: 120
1

 Satisfies Core Curriculum requirement for Component Area III (Life and Physical Science).

2

 Satisfies Core Curriculum requirement for Component Area I (Communications).

3

 Satisfies Core Curriculum requirement for Component Area VI (U.S. History).

4

 Satisfies one semester credit hour of the of Core Curriculum requirement for Component Area IX (Component Area Option).

5

Satisfies Core Curriculum requirement for Component Area VII (Political Science/Government).

6

 Satisfies Core Curriculum requirement for Component Area VIII (Social and Behavioral Sciences).