Students following the study plan below will complete the Wellness & Health Promotion associate of applied science degree in the number of semesters shown.
* 10-546-101 Personal Wellness & Fitness
* 10-546-102 Chronic Diseases/Health Issues
10-801-136 English Composition 1
++10-806-177 Gen Anatomy & Physiology
10-809-188 Developmental Psychology
** 10-890-101 College 101
* 10-546-103 Health & Nutrition
* 10-546-104 Intro to Wellness Coaching
* 10-546-105 Wellness Kinesiology
* 10-546-108 Wellness Practicum 1
10-801-196 Oral/Interpersonal Comm
* 10-546-106 Wellness Programming/Design
* 10-546-107 Stress Management Techniques
10-804-123 Math w Business Apps
STUDENTS SELECT EXERCISE SCIENCE TRACK
* 10-546-110 Exercise/Performance Nutrition
* 10-546-109 Exercise Physiology
* 10-546-112 Wellness Coaching Psychology
* 10-546-111 Coaching & Interviewing Tech
* 10-546-113 Wellness Marketing/Technology
* 10-546-114 Wellness Practicum 2
10-809-166 Intro to Ethics: Theory & App
10-809-172 Intro to Diversity Studies
EXERCISE SCIENCE TRACK
* 10-546-115 Exercise Testing/Prescription
* 10-546-116 Coaching for Behavior Change
* No final grade lower than a "C" is acceptable in any of the courses marked with an asterisk. A student who withdraws or receives a grade lower than a "C" in a program course may apply for re-entry into the program. Consideration for re-entry will be at the discretion of the re-entry team and will be dependent on clinical availability.
++No final grade lower than a "B" is acceptable in General Anatomy & Physiology. A student who withdraws or receives a grade lower than a "B" in this course may apply for re-entry into the program. Consideration for re-entry will be at the discretion of the re-entry team and will be dependent on clinical availability.
**The credit for 10-890-101, College 101 is an institutional requirement for graduation. Consequently, it is not part of the program credit requirements.
These courses provide an opportunity for students to develop the knowledge, skills, and understanding required for employment in this field.
10-546-101 PERSONAL WELLNESS & FITNESS ...this course introduces the seven-dimension model of wellness. Learners will apply the seven dimensions of wellness to develop and implement a personal wellness plan. (Prerequisite: Accepted in the Wellness & Health Promotion program)
10-546-102 CHRONIC DISEASES & OTHER HEALTH ISSUES ...this course addresses the incidence and cost of chronic disease and other modern health issues. Study the four major causes of chronic disease (lack of physical activity, poor nutrition, tobacco use, and excessive alcohol consumption). Emphasis is placed on the prevention and management of these health issues through behavior change and lifestyle wellness. (Prerequisite: Accepted in the Wellness & Health Promotion program)
10-546-103 HEALTH & NUTRITION ...this course introduces the relationship and impact of nutrition and health. Learners will understand dietary guidelines and create and monitor nutrition plans.
10-546-104 INTRODUCTION TO WELLNESS COACHING ...this course will introduce the concept of wellness coaching utilizing the seven dimensions of wellness model. Learners will apply wellness coaching principles to facilitate behavior and lifestyle change. (Prerequisite: 10-546-101, Personal Wellness & Fitness)
10-546-105 WELLNESS KINESIOLOGY & PATHOLOGY ...this course studies the musculoskeletal system and major muscle groups and their response to movement and exercise. Also introduces disorders that can occur in major body systems with their signs, symptoms and associated pharmacology. (Prerequisite: 10-806-177, General Anatomy & Physiology with a "B" or better)
10-546-106 WELLNESS PROGRAMMING & DESIGN ...learners will design, develop, and deliver corporate and community wellness initiatives such as health risk assessments, wellness incentive programs, or health educational sessions. Learners will develop needs assessments, goals, objectives and evaluation measures with an emphasis on writing and presentation skills. (Prerequisite: 10-546-104, Introduction to Wellness Coaching)
10-546-107 STRESS MANAGEMENT TECHNIQUES ...understand the effects of stress on personal well-being. Learn, assess, and apply stress management techniques (relaxation, guided imagery, deep breathing techniques, and other holistic methods) for personal and client utilization. (Prerequisite: 10-546-104, Introduction to Wellness Coaching)
10-546-108 WELLNESS PRACTICUM 1 ...provides students with a structured practicum experience applying wellness coaching and programming skills. (Prerequisite: 10-546-101, Personal Wellness & Fitness)
10-546-109 EXERCISE PHYSIOLOGY ...develops an understanding of the functionality and responses of cardiovascular and strength training exercise on the human body. (Prerequisite: 10-546-105, Wellness Kinesiology & Pathology)
10-546-110 EXERCISE & PERFORMANCE NUTRITION ...develops knowledge of how nutrition impacts performance and exercise. The course will examine nutritional and dietary fads, programs, and supplements. (Prerequisite: 10-546-103, Health & Nutrition)
10-546-111 COACHING & INTERVIEWING TECHNIQUES ...apply listening and interviewing techniques to assess wellness levels and to facilitate health-related information exchange between the wellness practitioner and client. (Prerequisite: 10-546-104, Introduction to Wellness Coaching)
10-546-112 WELLNESS COACHING PSYCHOLOGY ...develops an understanding of various psychological factors in the causes and treatment of chronic disease. Emphasis will be placed on factors leading to poor health choices and resistance to lifestyle change. (Prerequisites: 10-546-104, Introduction to Wellness Coaching; 10-809-188, Developmental Psychology)
10-546-113 WELLNESS MARKETING & TECHNOLOGY ...create and develop wellness marketing and promotion strategies to enhance customer and client participation in individual and group related wellness programming opportunities. Utilize technology and social media to promote wellness initiatives. (Prerequisite: 10-546-106, Wellness Programming & Design)
10-546-114 WELLNESS PRACTICUM 2 ...provides students with an advanced practicum experience applying wellness coaching and programming skills. (Prerequisite: 10-546-108, Wellness Practicum 1)
10-546-115 EXERCISE TESTING & PRESCRIPTION ...apply exercise theory to assess and develop interventional wellness-related exercise programs for individuals and groups. Assess exercise risk factors and implement safety measure to assure client safety. (Prerequisites: 10-546-109, Exercise Physiology)
10-546-116 COACHING FOR BEHAVIOR CHANGE ...utilize wellness coaching techniques to identify lifestyle issues or problems, set goals, motivate clients, track progress, and implement life-long behavior change. (Prerequisites: 10-546-111, Coaching & Interviewing Techniques; 10-546-112, Wellness Coaching Psychology)
10-801-136 ENGLISH COMPOSITION 1 ...learners develop knowledge/skills in planning, organizing, writing, editing. Students will also analyze audience/purpose, use elements of research, format documents using standard guidelines, and develop critical reading skills. (Prerequisite: Compass Writing Skills=74 AND Compass Reading=70 OR ACT-English =18 AND ACT Reading =15 OR 10-831-103, Intro to College Writing or 10-838-105, Intro to Reading and Study Skills with "C" or better OR equivalent) 3 cr.
10-806-177 GENERAL ANATOMY & PHYSIOLOGY ...overview of the human anatomy/physiology using a body-systems approach, emphasizing the interrelationships between form/function at the gross and microscopic levels. (Prerequisite: Compass Reading = 77 OR ACT-Reading = 17 OR 10-838-105, Intro to Reading and Study Skills AND 10-806-134, Gen Chem or other lab-based chemistry w “C” or better. Health Sciences programs may require a higher grade; refer to your plan for details.) 4 cr.
10-809-188 DEVELOPMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY ...defines human development; examines theories; heredity and environmental effects; prenatal development and birth; evaluates biosocial, cognitive psychosocial development through the life span; aging, death, and dying. (Prerequisite: Compass Writing Skills=60 AND Compass Reading=70 OR ACT-English =16 AND ACT Reading =15 OR 10-838-105, Intro to Reading & Study Skills or 10-831-103, Intro to College Writing w/ a "C" or better OR equivalent) 3 cr.
10-890-101 COLLEGE 101 ...develops tools and strategies that support success in college. Focuses on study skills, college resources, goal setting, time management, and learning styles. Introduces concepts for self assessing learning and completing an Exit Assessment that provides evidence that learning took place. Students should take this course prior to or during the first semester of their programs. 1 cr.
10-801-196 ORAL/INTERPERSONAL COMMUNICATION ...the communication process, perception and self-concept, language, listening, nonverbal communication, interpersonal relationships, communication in groups and public communication; prepare and deliver an oral presentation. (Prerequisite: Compass Reading=70 AND Compass Writing Skills=60 OR ACT- Reading =15 and ACT English=16 OR 10-838-105, Intro to Reading & Study Skills or 10-831-103, Intro to College Writing with "C" or better OR equivalent) 3 cr.
10-804-123 MATH W BUSINESS APPS ...real numbers; basic operations; proportions/one variable; percents, simple/compound interest; annuity; apply math concepts to purchasing/buying process, selling process; and basic statistics with business/consumer applications. (Prerequisites: Compass Pre-Algebra=27 or ACT-Math score=15 or 10-834-109, Pre Algebra AND Compass-Reading=70 or ACT-Reading=15 or 10-838-105, Intro to Reading & Study Skills with "C" or better OR equivalent) 3 cr.
10-809-166 INTRO TO ETHICS: THEORY & APP ...basic understanding of theoretical foundations of ethical thought; analyze/compare relevant issues using diverse ethical perspectives; critically evaluate individual, social/professional standards of behavior--applying a systematic decision-making process. (Prerequisite: Compass Writing Skills=60 AND Compass Reading=70 OR ACT-English =16 AND ACT Reading =15 OR 10-838-105, Intro to Reading & Study Skills or 10-831-103, Intro to College Writing w/ a "C" or better OR equivalent) 3 cr.
10-809-172 INTRO TO DIVERSITY STUDIES...basic American values of justice and equality by teaching vocabulary, history of immigration/conquest, transcultural communication, legal liability, multicultural majority/minority relations, ageism, sexism, gender, sexual orientation, the disabled/ADA. (Prerequisite: Compass Writing Skills=60 AND Compass Reading=70 OR ACT-English =16 AND ACT Reading =15 OR 10-838-105, Intro to Reading & Study Skills or 10-831-103, Intro to College Writing w/ a "C" or better OR equivalent) 3 cr.