Wellness Coaching (Minor)

The minor in Wellness Coaching is offered by the School of Nursing, effective Fall 2018.

The Wellness Coaching minor through the College of Education and Human Development, Department of Health and Sports Sciences has been suspended to further enrollment, effective Summer 2018.

Minor in Wellness Coaching
(students enrolling in the minor after May 2018) 
Unit: School of Nursing

To enroll in the Wellness Coaching minor, students must have at least a 2.50 cumulative university GPA.

Program Requirements

Core Requirements
NURS 201Introduction to Wellness Coaching3
NURS 388Global Health: Disparities and Social Determinants - D2, SB 13
SW 460Motivation and Change3
NURS 301Internship in Wellness Coaching3
Elective Coursework
Select two courses (6 hours) from the following:6
Coaching and Talent Development
Brain and Behavior
Life Span Developmental Psychology
Psychology of Diversity
Exercise Psychology
Health Psychology
Nutrition in Healthy Living 2
Foundations of Exercise Physiology
Social and Psychological Dimensions of Physical Activity - SB
Mediation & Conflict Transformation
Special Topics 3
Minimum Total Hours18

Students must complete all required Wellness Coaching program coursework with a grade of C or better and at least a 2.50 GPA in all minor coursework. 


Minor in Wellness Coaching 
(students enrolled in the minor prior to May 2018)
Unit: College of Education and Human Development
Department: Health and Sports Science (HSS)

Program Requirements

HSS 382Wellness Coaching 13
HSS 496Internship in Wellness Coaching 23
HSS 501Stress and Tension Control3
PSYC 320Exercise Psychology (previously PSYC 450) 13
Select two of the following:6
Learning Theory and Human Growth and Development
Nutrition in Healthy Living
Foundations of Exercise Physiology
Obesity: Causes, Control 1,3
Special Topics in Health and Sport Science
Mediation & Conflict Transformation
Introduction to Health Psychology
Special Topics in Social Work 1
Minimum Total Hours18

2.50 GPA is required. No D grades will be accepted in minor courses.