Fort Hays State University > About FHSU > Academic Divisions > College of Health and Life Sciences > Department of Health and Human Performance > Undergraduate Programs > Wellness
If you pursue the Health Promotion and Wellness track, you will be prepared fora wide range of careers in the areas of wellness, fitness programming, gerontology, personal training and exercise science. Classes and the internship can be focused toward settings such as cardiopulmonary rehabilitation, fitness leadership, fitness program management, and corporate wellness/fitness.
Your 120-hour program of study includes:
To earn a degree from Fort Hays State University, you must complete a 55-hour general education program. This program has two major components - Foundation Studies and Liberal Arts. You will work with an academic advisor to select a series of general education courses to complement your program of study.
All Health and Human Performance majors, regardless of concentration, take the same core courses, totaling 25 hours:
All Health Promotion and Wellness majors will take the following concentration core, totaling 19-21 hours:
Each student selects an area of specialization from the following areas (17-20 hours):
Fitness Programming Requirements (18 hrs)
Exercise Science Requirements (20 hrs)
Recommended General Education Courses
Health Promotion Requirements (17 hrs)
Gerontology Requirements (15 hrs)
Select 9 hrs from the following Recommended Electives