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Health and Wellness, B.S.

About the Program

The major prepares students to become health and wellness professionals in community organizations, colleges and universities, government health departments, and some healthcare settings. Students are eligible to become Certified Health Education Specialists (CHES).

About the Health, Nutrition, and Dietetics Department

334 Caudell Hall
1300 Elmwood Ave
Buffalo, NY 14222
Phone: (716) 878-5913
Fax: (716) 878-5834
http://hnd.buffalostate.edu/

Admission Requirements

Applicants must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5.

Program Requirements

Intellectual Foundations Requirements
33-39 credit hours 33-39

Health and Wellness Major Requirements (42 credit hours)
Required Courses (33 credit hours)
HEW 204 PERSONAL HEALTH 3
HEW 225 INTRODUCTION TO DISEASE PREVENTION 3
HEW 279 EXERCISE PHYSIOLOGY I 1 3
HEW 302 EXERCISE PHYSIOLOGY II 3
HEW 305 COMMUNITY HEALTH 3
HEW 307 EXERCISE, FITNESS, AND NUTRITION 3
HEW 310 HEALTH STANDARDS AND EMERGENCY CARE 1 3
HEW 312 METHODS AND MATERIALS IN HEALTH AND WELLNESS 3
HEW 401 ASSESSMENT AND EVALUATION IN HEALTH WELLNESS 3
HEW 411 CRITICAL ISSUES IN HEALTH AND WELLNESS 3
HEW 412 HEALTH/WELLNESS PROGRAMS 3

Electives (9 credit hours)
Select from the following: 9
HEW 301 KINESIOLOGY: APPLIED ANATOMY AND BIOMECHANICS
HEW 308 WOMEN'S HEALTH ISSUES
HEW 320 PSYCHOACTIVE DRUGS AND HEALTH
HEW 322 PRINCIPLES OF HEALTH PROMOTION SCIENCES
HEW 326 INTRODUCTION TO HEALTH DATA VISUALIZATION AND ANALYTICS
HEW 330 PRINCIPLES OF PERSONAL TRAINING
HEW 345 WELLNESS, FITNESS, AND AGING
HEW 425 ALCOHOL PROBLEMS
HEW 426 APPLIED DATA ANALYSIS FOR HEALTH PROMOTION SCIENCES
HEW 488 INTERNSHIP (6 or 9 credit hours) (1-15)

All College Electives
39-45 credit hours 39-45
Total Credit Hours 120

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