Community Health & Wellness (MAP)

The Community Health & Wellness major is designed for healthcare professionals from a variety of healthcare backgrounds with an Associate of Science (AS) degree who wish to obtain a Bachelor of Science (BS) degree to enable them to explore more holistic clinical practices.

This major is excellent preparation to serve in one of the emerging community-based services such as Wellness Coaching, Health Coaching, and Health Manager, which are supported by current trends in the American healthcare system and by the Affordable Care Act.  Professionals from a variety of clinical backgrounds including occupational therapy and human social services can select this major.

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

Health Core Requirements (12 Credit Hours)

  • HLSC 301 The American Healthcare System (3)
  • HLSC 307 Health Communications and Promotions (3)
  • HLSC 495 Seminar in Health Science (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 308 Community Health (3)
  • HLSC 315 Public Health & Epidemiology (3)
  • HLSC 406 Legal Issues in Healthcare (3)

Community Health & Wellness Electives (9 Credit Hours)

Choose Three of the Following:

  • HLSC 312 Social Gerontology (3)
  • HLSC 331 Nutrition and Health (3)
  • HLSC 345 Personal Health (3)
  • PSYC 308 Adolescence and Youth (3)
  • PSYC 309 Adulthood and Aging (3)
  • PSYC 430 Psychology of Injury (3)
  • SOCI 320 Racial and Cultural Minorities (3)
  • SOCI 345 Sociology of the Family (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

For additional information, contact Jennifer Baird, Allied Health Programs Advisor, at or

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

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