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Department of Health & Physical Education

Health & Physical Education

Wellness & Fitness Program Option

See the College of Education page for additional requirements.

There are three levels in the Wellness/Fitness program. Students begin the first level by taking general education requirements and are introduced to basic concepts of the wellness/fitness program in PE 1201 Orientation to Health, Physical Education, and Wellness Science and WS 1002 Physical Wellness and Fitness.

During the second level, students complete general education requirements and take courses specific to the wellness profession. Admission to level two requires completion of PE 1201 Orientation to Health, Physical Education, and Wellness Science, WS 1002 Physical Wellness and Fitness, ENGL 1013 Composition I, ENGL 1023 Composition II, MATH 1113 College Algebra, BIOL 1014 Introduction to Biological Science, and COMM 2173 Business and Professional Speaking with a grade of C or better.

The third level is the internship stage of the program. Admission to this level requires completion of all content area courses (HLED, PE, & WS) with a grade of “C” or better and a cumulative GPA of 2.00 or better.


The matrix below is a sample plan for all coursework required for this program.

1See appropriate alternatives or substitutions in "General Education Requirements".