Exercise Sports and Sciences - Majors & Minors | Judson University Christian College

 Health and Wellness

With a solid foundation in health, science, nutrition, and psychology, Judson’s Health & Wellness major will give you the edge you'll need to compete for employment opportunities in community and public wellness programs or pursue graduate training. Common career paths include personal training, coaching, physical therapy, occupational therapy, and fitness leadership. If you enjoy sharing the gift of health and wellness with others, this is your major!

Health and Wellness Program Goals*

  • Students will develop foundational competencies as passionate pre-professionals.
  • Students will develop a personal, moral philosophy and will apply a personal code of ethics to a variety of situations.
  • Students will be actively involved in professional and community organizations.
  • Students will Improve and implement oral and written communication strategies through lesson plans, units, practice plans, projects, practicums, student teaching, and internships.
  • Students will have a basic understanding of healthy lifestyles all aspects of wellness.
  • Students will design, implement, appraise, and evaluate programs and projects.
  • Students will reflect on the Christian faith’s implications as applied to life, work, and learning.

*Across the curriculum, these learning objectives will be purposefully embedded into course content through creative pedagogies, interactive discussions, reflective assignments/assessments, and experiential learning. The assumed foundational content knowledge that should exist in each graduate through the calculated scope and sequence of all course objectives will be augmented by an overall emphasis on professionalism as it applies to communication, ethics, and technology.

Health and Wellness Coursework

  • Foundations of Sport, Health, & Wellness
  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Kinesiology
  • Rhythmic Activities
  • Principles of Health
  • Community Health
  • Health and Nutrition
  • Health Aspects of Chemical Dependency
  • Motor Development and Learning
  • Physical Activity Assessment and Prescription
  • Health Education and Promotion
  • Sport Psychology
  • Sport Finance
  • Sport Marketing
  • Adapted Physical Education
  • Physiology of Exercise
  • Sport Law and Ethics
  • Health and Wellness Practicum
  • Senior Seminar
  • Health and Wellness Internship

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