Minor in Public Health and Wellness

Minor in Public Health and Wellness

Minor in Public Health and Wellness

Many professions in the health arena draw from practices learned from community health and public health. From prevention of chronic diseases to promotion of positive health behaviors, the Public Health and Wellness Minor examines the issues facing communities today. The mission of Public Health and Wellness at its core is to improve the health of the individual and the community at large.

The Public Health and Wellness Minor is a good compliment to many majors including Health and Science Communication, Nutrition, Exercise Science, Disaster Science and Emergency Management and those seeking to further their education in the healthcare fields.

ThePublic Health and Wellness entails two required foundational classes followed by four elective courses. The elective courses allow students to emphasize in an area that will support their intended career path.

Coursework:

Minor in Public Health and Wellness M852

Semester

Required Courses 

S.H

Semester 1 Fall

Community and Public Health HLT 00200

3

Semester 1 Fall

US Health Care Systems HLT 00245

3

Path 1

Choose 4

Intended for individuals who desire public health practice

S.H

HLT 00303 or SOC 08340 

Environmental Issues and Health (pre req HLT00200) or Environmental, Policy and Society

3

HPW 00350

Health Behavior Theory and Counseling (pre req HLT00200, NUT00230, HPW00210 or HES00105)

3

HPW 00340

Program Planning and Leadership (pre req HPW00350)

3

HPW 00415

Public Health Methods and Interventions (pre req HPW00340 and HPW00350)

3

Path 2

Choose 4

Intended for individuals desiring to work in hospitals or healthcare facilities

S.H

HLT 00345

US Health Care Policy, Ethics and Advocacy (pre req HLT00245)

3

HES 00348

Human Disease and Epidemiology (pre req BIOL10210 and BIOL10212)*

3

HLT 00302 or ANTH 02215

Global Health (pre req HLT00200) or Medical Anthropology

3

HLT 00301

Health and Diverse Populations (pre req HLT00200)

3

 

Please contact the Department of Health and Exercise Science Academic Advisor specializing in Public Health and Wellness for more details:

Kelly Young

Public Health and Wellness

Health Promotion & Wellness Management 

Contact Information

    • (856) 256-4500 ext 65873
    • Please call 856-256-4785 to make an appointment
    • youngkn@rowan.edu

 

Or Program Coordinator

Shari Willis, PhD

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