Health and Community Wellness, B.Sc. | University of West Georgia | Carrollton, United States
48 months
Duration
19282 USD/year
19282 USD/year
5464 USD/year
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Tuition fee
Anytime
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About

The Health and Community Wellness program of University of West Georgia prepares candidates to work in health and wellness settings.

Overview

The mission of the Health and Community Wellness program of University of West Georgia is to provide high-quality professionals for employment in worksites such as fitness centers, hospitals, corporations, schools, and many other settings around the nation.

Through program courses and service-learning experience, candidates are prepared to help people, organizations, and communities change lifestyle behaviors with the goal of moving toward a state of improved health, resulting in decreases of chronic disease and health care costs.

Program Goals/Objectives:

The B.S. degree with a major in Health and Community Wellness will:

  • provide an educated workforce who are prepared for the wide range of career options in the health and wellness industry.
  • provide an interdisciplinary curriculum offering a broad scope of preparation across disciplines in counseling, physical education, health and special education.
  • provide flexibility of coursework to allow students to customize their program in preparation for advanced (graduate) study in a related field of interest.
  • contribute to the health and wellness of citizens working and living in Georgia, through a highly skilled workforce.

Student learning outcomes:

  • Students will be able to identify and evaluate various social problems within the community and take on leadership roles to develop and implement behavior modification techniques and other effective healthy solutions
  • Students will have the foundational knowledge of human anatomy, lifespan development, and educational psychology needed to be successful in a community education and care or fitness and wellness leadership profession
  • Students who select the Community Education and Care concentration will be able to design and conduct program evaluations in a variety of diverse community settings and will have the knowledge and skills necessary to develop and provide supportive educational, social, communicative, and literacy-based interventions
  • Students who select the Fitness and Wellness Leadership concentration will have the foundational knowledge of healthy eating, nutrition, personal training and exercise needed to conduct program evaluations and implement effective fitness and wellness interventions in both public and private sectors 

Programme Structure

Objectives:
  • Health and Community Wellness
  • Lifespan Development
  • App Con of Fitness & Wellness
  • Human Anatomy and Physiology 
  • First Aid and CPR for Education Majors
  • Special Topics in Physical Education

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

120 SCH

Delivered

Blended

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • $40 non-refundable application fee (If mailing a paper application, please do not mail cash.)
    • Official High School Transcripts sent directly from the high school to Office of Admissions
    • Official SAT or ACT scores (Put us down as a school to automatically receive your scores!)

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    19282 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9641 USD per semester during 48 months.
  • National

    19282 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9641 USD per semester during 48 months.
  • In-State

    5464 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2732 USD per semester during 48 months.

Living costs for Carrollton

900 - 1400 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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