Health Promotion Management (BS)

Health and Behavioral Sciences
Health and Physical Education
HEGIS Number: 0837

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Course Descriptions
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The Health Promotion Management specialist develops health promotion programs designed to maintain and/or improve behavior that will enhance the well-being of program participants. Objectives are accomplished through a series of educational, organizational, and environmental ctivities. Health Promotion programs address personal lifestyle and health issues, such as stress management, exercise and physical fitness, smoking cessation, drug and alcohol abuse, weight control, nutrition education, hypertension and cholesterol control. Initially, program participants are evaluated for present levels of disease, lifestyle behaviors, and risk factors. Interventions are then initiated which focus on the modification of health risks and maintenance of healthy lifestyles. Settings in which Health Promotion Management specialists are employed include: hospitals, private and resort based health and fitness centers, colleges and universities, government agencies, private wellness and health promotion counseling firms, and in worksite health promotion centers.

Health Promotion Management BS

 

Major Discipline Requirements

48 
Required Major Discipline Courses 36 
HE201 Foundations of Health and Wellness 
HE211 Stress and Health 
HE219 Health Services 
HE223 Health Behavior 
HE224 Laboratory in Health Behavior 
HE314 Nutrition and Health 
HE321 Health Counseling 
HE331 Program Planning 
HE342 Drug Use and Abuse 
PE358 Physiology of Exercise 
HE363 Measurement and Evaluation in Health and Physical Education 
HE452 Cardiovascular Fitness 
HE481 Organization and Administration of Health Education 
HE488 Health Promotion in the Workplace 

Business Required Courses

BUS301 Management Theory and Practice 
MKT341 Introduction to Marketing 

Field Work

HE471 Field Work in Health Education 
HE472 Field Work in Health Education 
HE473 Field Work in Health Education 
HE474 Field Work in Health Education 

* Prospective Health Promotion Management majors must take Economics 102, which may  be used toward fulfillment of the Behavior Science Area requirements.

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