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Classification Degree
BS Health Promotion Studies,
Holistic and Integrative Health
Housing Status
Advisor Major
Overall GPA Concentration Catalog Term FALL 2019
Minor FERPA Indicator
Complete Complete except for classes in-progress (TR) Transfer Class
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IP In-Progress Course
BS in Health Promotion Studies/Holistic & Integrative Health - 120 credits
Unmet conditions for this set of requirements:
120 credits are required.
Minimum credits at WCSU
A minimum of 30 credits must be taken at WCSU.
A minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 is required
When your first term is graded, your cumulative GPA will be calculated.
If your cumulative GPA falls below 2.5 it is important to see an advisor
to make plans for raising your GPA.
General Education Competency Requirements
See General Education Competency Requirements section
General Education Course Requirements
See General Education Course Requirements - HPX section
Major Requirements
See Major in Health Promotion Studies section
General Electives
See General Electives - 16 Credits section
General Education Competency Requirements
Unmet conditions for this set of requirements:
Students must complete each of the competencies listed below. In
addition, students must complete 3 of the competencies a second time
excluding First Year (FY) and WRT 101 (WI).
General Education Competencies
Creative Process (CP)
1 to 2 Classes
Critical Thinking (CT)
1 to 2 Classes
Oral Communication (OC)
1 to 2 Classes
Health and Wellness (HW)
1 to 2 Classes
Scientific Inquiry (SI)
1 to 2 Classes
Intercultural Competence (IC)
1 to 2 Classes
Information Literacy (IL)
1 to 2 Classes
First Year Experience (FY)
1 Class
Culminating Experience (CE)
1 to 2 Classes
Writing Course (WRT 101)
WRT 101
Writing Intensive II (W2)
1 to 2 Classes
Writing Intensive III (W3)
1 to 2 Classes
Quantitative Reasoning (QR)
1 to 2 Classes
General Education Course Requirements - HPX
Unmet conditions for this set of requirements:
40 credits are required.
Writing Course
WRT 101
Cognate Courses (18 S.H.)
Ethical Issues in Healthcare
PHI 223
Introduction to Sociology
SOC 100
Introduction to Biostatistics or Elementary Statistics
MAT 115 or 120
Cultural Diversity
SW 220
Introduction to Psychology
PSY 100
1 Psychology Elective
19 General Education credits outside major requirement
Major in Health Promotion Studies
Unmet conditions for this set of requirements:
64 credits are required.
Minimum credits at WCSU
A minimum of 32 credits must be taken at WCSU.
Anatomy & Physiology I - C or better
Anatomy & Physiology II - C or better
BIO 106
General Chemistry or Everyday Chemistry - C or better
CHE 102 or 110
Health Psychology - C or better
PSY 260
Introduction to Health Promotion & Practice - C+ or better
HPX 103
Introduction to Community Health & Organizations - C+ or better
Epidemiology of Disease - C or better
Health Education Theory and Application - C+ or better
HPX 270
Health Promotion Program Planning & Introduction to Evaluation - C+ or better
HPX 370
Health Communication Methods and Strategies - C+ or better
HPX 371
Practicum for Health Promotion Studies - C or better
HPX 490
Health Promotion Studies Senior Seminar - C or better
Introduction to Principles of Holistic and Integrative Health
HPX 240
Mind/Body Interventions for Health
HPX 241
Cross-Cultural and Traditional Healing Methods
HPX 242
Food, Herbs, Supplements and Other Products
HPX 343
1 Holistic and Integrative Health Elective
ANT 233 or COM 245 or HPX 253 or 281 or 352 or 353 or 344 or PHI 241 or 245 or 265 or 340 or SOC 233
General Electives - 16 Credits
Health Promotion Program Implementation & Evaluation Methods - C+ or better
HPX 470