Health Promotion Minor

NSM PEAK

16 credits

Minor Requirements

BIO-102Biology of Human Disease

3 credits

BIO-102LBiology of Human Disease Lab

1 credit

-or

HHP-110Introduction to Exercise Science

3 credits

HHP-110LIntroduction to Exercise Science Lab

1 credit

- 

HHP-203Human Health and Wellness

3 credits

- 

MAT-125Data Analysis and Statistics

3 credits

-or

MAT-212Multiple Regression Analysis

3 credits

- 

6 Units from the Following List

HHP-244Care and Prevention of Injury

3 credits

HHP-314Research Methods in Human Performance and Health Sciences

3 credits

HHP-317Drug Use and Abuse

3 credits

HHP-318Applied Nutrition

3 credits

HHP-496Collaborative Research

1-3 credits

HHP-497Internship

1-3 credits

Note that special topics courses HHP-299T or HHP-499T courses will also count towards the elective.  

Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this minor, students will be able to:


1) Recognize the role of scientific inquiry and scientific knowledge in developing exercise recommendations to prevent chronic diseases;
2) Apply scientific reasoning towards how physical activity contributes to improved health;
3) Demonstrate the ability to use the mathematical and computational approaches common in studies of health promotion; and
4) Describe the key factors important in a wellness-oriented lifestyle as a basis for personal choice.