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B.S. in Health Promotion

B.S. in Health Promotion

American University

American University, Washington D.C., United States
  • QS World University Rankings
    651-700
  • Degree Other
  • Study Level Bachelors
Offered by the Department of Health Studies, College of Arts and Sciences, the BS in Health Promotion provides rigorous academic preparation in the scientific and clinical knowledge of human anatomy and physiology, nutrition, exercise physiology, and health psychology combined with the aspect of health promotion communication and programming. The program includes coursework from the Departments of Biology and Psychology along with a capstone internship experience. Experiential learning opportunities are available at federal government agencies, nonprofit organizations, and corporations that deal with health, education, and physical activity. This curriculum prepares students for a health promotion position in a corporate, community, commercial, or school environment, or for graduate work in a health-related field. Major Requirements 58 credit hours with grades of C or better Course Requirements REQUIRED (52 CREDIT HOURS) BIO-110 General Biology I FA5 (4) BIO-301 Human Anatomy and Physiology I (4) BIO-302 Human Anatomy and Physiology II (4) HPRM-205 Introduction to Nutrition FA5 (3) HPRM-240 Introduction to Health Promotion (3) HPRM-245 Multicultural Health FA4 (3) HPRM-250 Strategies in Stress Management (3) HPRM-325 Exercise Physiology (3) HPRM-335 Heath Promotion Program Planning (3) HPRM-410 Health Promotion Management (3) HPRM-441 Health Communication (3) HPRM-488 Senior Seminar (3) HPRM-491 Internship in Health Promotion (1-6) (3 credit hours required) PSYC-105 Psychology: Understanding Human Behavior FA4 (3) PSYC-333 Health Psychology (3) STAT-202 Basic Statistics (4) or STAT-203 Basic Statistics with Calculus (4) CONCENTRATION (6 CREDIT HOURS) 6 credit hours in a concentration from the following or with approval of academic advisor: Allied Health Corporate/Management Health Promotion