Mar 02, 2024  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Wellness and Health Promotion, B.S.

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Dr. Florence J. Dallo 
Professor and Director

Lisa Staudt 
Office Assistant    

Grade Point Policy

To graduate with the Wellness and Health Promotion (WHP) major a student must attain a cumulative grade point average of 2.75 in all School of Health Sciences coursework applied to the core curriculum of the major (School of Health Sciences coursework includes courses in EHS, EXS, HS, CDS, and WHP). Wellness and Health Promotion majors and minors must achieve minimum course grades of C+ in all required WHP courses. If students earn a grade below a C+, they must meet with the program coordinator to discuss their options.

Requirements for the B.S. degree with a major in Wellness and Health Promotion

Students seeking the Bachelor of Science degree in Wellness and Health Promotion must complete a minimum 120 credits, including the following requirements:

1. Meet the university general education requirements

(See Undergraduate degree requirements). Note that several courses under requirement number three below satisfy general education requirements and Wellness and Health Promotion requirements. See courses marked with “*”.

2. Complete the university U.S. diversity requirement.

For majors in Wellness and Health Promotion, this requirement is satisfied by completing WHP 3700 Culture, Ethnicity and Well-being (3)  or PH 3000 - Introduction to Public Health (3)  


Courses above with * after them also satisfy university general education requirements.

HS 2000  is a pre-requisite for HS 3250 , HS 3400 ,  WHP 3500 WHP 3600 ,  WHP 4000 ,  WHP 4030 ,  WHP 4950  

4. Complete 21 credit hours of electives

Once students have fulfilled the requirements above, students are required to take 21 credit hours of electives, either from the following recommended courses or students can apply courses taken as part of a minor toward the elective requirements. Recommended courses:

or any course not required for the Wellness and Health Promotion degree or used to fulfill general education requirements.

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