The Health Promotion concentration is designed for students who wish to pursue a variety of areas related to public and community health, health education, corporate wellness, and other health-related professions. Health Promotion majors will study current and future trends in health promotion and must complete a professional internship in their related field. This course provides a common ground between medical and exercise professionals, creating a more collaborative approach to patient care. A framework for optimizing patients’ and clients’ functionality by keeping them physically active will be emphasized. This concentration will focus on why exercise is significant in the treatment and prevention of disease, support the pursuit of medical and exercise professionals in considering proper exercise prescription protocols, and provide evidence-informed guidance on devising individualized exercise programs. Students should confer with their academic advisor to prepare a plan of study for their selected concentration in Exercise and Nutrition Science.
In addition to the requirements listed below, students must meet all general graduation requirements as listed in the Academic Programs and Policies section in this bulletin. A minimum of 120 semester hours is required for completion.
Students must also complete the General Education Core requirements to include any specific courses listed below. Students must also complete sufficient general electives to reach 120 or more total semester hours.