In the Health and Wellness minor, you study the breadth and depth of various dimensions covered in the field of wellness education. You'll learn about personal wellbeing and skill enhancement that can be implemented into any profession. If you want to live optimally and help the wellbeing and self-responsibility of others, this minor is for you.

Your Health and Wellness advisor will help you choose the courses that best fulfill your interest and are applicable to your major and your life path.

Regardless of major, the Health and Wellness minor expands your base of knowledge and understanding of health and wellness topics and prepares you to evolve both personally and professionally.

Required Courses

Complete one of the following:

Complete one of the following:

  • KIN 450: Exer Prescript for Special Pop
  • KIN 490: Evolutionary Medicine
  • PH 417: Global Women's Health Issues

Complete one of the following:

Complete one of the following:

Learning Outcomes

Knowledge, Practices, and Perspectives in Health and Wellness

Students understand the fundamental principles and issues common to the field of health and wellness, including nutrition, fitness and stress management.

Diversity and Multiculturalism

Students understand and appreciate the aspects of social identity (i.e. race and gender) and the role that social oppression (i.e. racism, sexism and disability oppression) plays in the health and wellness of culturally diverse populations.


Students work in teams, across disciplines and cultures, to contribute to the development of healthy communities.

Leadership & Social Responsibility

Students recognize, analyze and begin to resolve health-related problems as articulated by an individual, a community, school or agency