May 23, 2024  
Catalog 2021-2022 
Catalog 2021-2022 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Health & Wellness, Minor

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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.

Required Courses

Please note: Twelve of the units taken to complete a minor (6 of which are upper division) may not be used in fulfillment of other minors, concentrations, or major requirements.

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

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