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Community Health and Wellness Major

The Community Health and Wellness major is designedfor healthcare professionals from a variety of healthcare backgrounds with an Associate of Science (AS) degree who wish to obtain a Bachedlor of Science (BS) degree to enable them to explore more holistic clinical practices. Many are lookinbg for preparation to serve in one of the emerging community-based services that are supported in the Affordable Care Act and trends on the Amercian healthcare system. These include Wellness coaching, Health Coaching and Health Manager. Professionals from several clinical backgrounds select this major including occupational therapy and human social services.


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Community Health and Wellness Major (30 semester hours for major)

Health Core Requirements (12 Credit Hours)
HLSC 301 The American Healthcare System (3)
HLSC 495 Seminar in Health Science (3)
HLSC 307 Health Communications and Promotions (3)

Choose one of the following:
HLSC 304 Statistics for the Health Sciences (3)
HLSC 305 Health Informatics (3)

Foundational Core Requirements (9 Credit Hours)
HLSC 406 Legal Issues in Healthcare (3)
HLSC 315 Public Health & Epidemiology (3)
HLTH 380 Health Issues and Programs (3)

Community Health & Wellness Electives (9 Credit Hours)
Choose Three of the Following:
PSYC 308 Adolescence and Youth (3)
PSYC 309 Adulthood and Aging (3)
SOCI 320 Racial and Cultural Minorities (3)
SOCI 345 Sociology of the Family (3)
HLSC 312 Social Gerontology (3)
HLSC 331 Nutrition and Health (3)
SPST 4xx Psychology of Injury (3)
HLTH 345 Personal Health (3)
HLTH 365 School and Community Health (3)
HLTH 380 Health Issues and Programs (3)


Customize Your Curriculum Plan

MAP majors are designed to accomodate the demands of your career and personal life. Most courses are offered multiple times per year within four 10-week terms. This allows you to:

  • Adjust your course load: take only 1 or up to 4 courses each term
  • Choose the pace at which you will complete your program: take courses in just one term each year,or in all 4
  • Customized dual majors and or/minors: Your Health-Related Program Advisor will help you create a curriculum plan to meet your career goals

Click here for Muskingum Adult Program (MAP) General Education and Degree Requirements

Connect with Jan Winland, the Community Health and Wellness Advisor. Click here to contact Jan.

For a complete listing of MAP requirements, policies and procedures please refer to the Muskingum Adult Program Guidebook(pdf).