Course Requirements

Health Promotion Major

The Health Promotion major would require a minimum core of 23 hours with an additional 22 to 28 elective hours, with a minimum total of 45 credits. General Education requirements satisfied through the major include the HBSSM, HB, NWNL, and INTCL depending on elective choices.

Core

Course # Course Title Credits
HP 101 Foundations of Health Promotion 2
HP 255 Epidemiology & Human Disease Prevention 4
HP 355 Health Behavior Theory, Communcaiton & Advocacy 4
HP 372 Administration and Management of Health & Fitness Programs 4
HP 380 Internship - 4 credits minimum (1,2,4) 4-8
HP 455 Assessment, Planning, Implementation & Evaluation of Health Programs 4
HP 490 Senior Project 1,2,4
Health Promotion Major Core Total 23-30

Electives

Course # Course Title Credits
HP 126 Human Performance Nutrition⧫ 4
HP 211 Women's Health Promotion 2
HP 212 Men's Health Promotion 2
HP 213 Worksite Health Promotion 2
HP 214 Holistic Health & Wellness 2
HP 215 Child & Adolescent Health Promotion 2
HP 216 Geriatric & Special Population Health Promotion 2
HP 233 Stress Management 4
HP 234 Sexual Health & Relationships 4
ES 260 Adaptive Physical Activity 4
HP 273 Environmental Health Promotion 4
HP 274 Global Health Promotion 4
ES 324 Principles of Fitness Assessment⧫ 4
HP 352 Consumer Health & Safety 4
HP 358 Substance Abuse Prevention 4
HP 365 Current Issues in Health 4
Health Promotion Major Elective Total 22-28
Health Promotion Major Total 45-52

A student majoring in Exercise Science may not count HP 126 or ES 324 towards the Health Promotion major or minor but may select any of the remaining courses on the list to count towards the 10 elective credits.

Health Promotion Minor

Core

Course # Course Title Credits
HP 101 Foundations of Health Promotion 2
HP 255 Epidemiology & Human Disease Prevention 4
HP 355 Health Behavior Theory, Communication & Advocacy 4
Health Promotion Minor Core Total 10

Electives

Course # Course Title Credits
HP 126 Human Performance Nutrition⧫ 4
HP 211 Women's Health Promotion 2
HP 212 Men's Health Promotion 2
HP 213 Worksite Health Promotion 2
HP 214 Holistic Health & Wellness 2
HP 215 Child & Adolescent Health Promotion 2
HP 216 Geriatric & Special Population Health Promotion 2
HP 233 Stress Management 4
HP 234 Sexual Health & Relationships 4
ES 260 Adaptive Physical Activity 4
HP 273 Environmental Health Promotion 4
HP 274 Global Health Promotion 4
ES 324 Principles of Fitness Assessment⧫ 4
HP 352 Consumer Health & Safety 4
HP 358 Substance Abuse Prevention 4
HP 365 Current Issues in Health 4
HP 455 Assessment, Planning, Implementation & Evaluation of Health Programs 4
Health Promotion Minor Elective Total Minimum 10
Health Promotion Major Total 20

(⧫) A student majoring in Exercise Science may not count HP 126 or ES 324 towards the Health Promotion major or minor but may select any of the remaining courses on the list to count towards the 10 elective credits.