2012-2013 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    Jan 24, 2022  
2012-2013 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Community Health: Concentration in Wellness and Health Promotion [CHEA_WELL]


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This concentration in the Health Department  is intended to prepare health education specialists to work in a variety of private, public and worksite settings related to health promotion. Responsibilities include assessing client needs, designing health promotion programs, implementing/coordinating programs and evaluation of outcomes.

Career Potential

  • Wellness specialist in a business or corporation
  • Wellness manager in a private health promotion center
  • College or school-site wellness coordinator
  • Wellness coordinator in a community agency

Community Health with a concentration in Wellness and Health Promotion [CHEA_WELL]


In addition to the requirements to fulfull the concentration in Wellness and Health Promotion listed below, students must fulfill all degree requirements for the Bachelor of Science in Community Health [CHEA] .

B. Fieldwork: Eight credit hours


To fulfill the wellness and health promotion concentration, at least one eight credit hour fieldwork placement must be completed in an approved wellness setting. Community health majors may use eight weeks of their 16-week fieldwork experience to meet this requirement.

Total Credit Hours Required for the concentration in Wellness and Health Promotion: 28


Total Credit Hours Required for Graduation: 124


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