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Integrative Health & Wellness Studies Minor

The Integrative Health & Wellness Studies minor prepares students to develop competency in all four dimensions: psychological, social, spiritual and physical. Through knowledge and skill in the realms of integrative health, population health, and health education, students will be prepared to bridge the changing paradigm of health and wellness in our diverse society. 

Minor Requirements (15 credits)

Minor Prerequisites:

BIO 205/005 - Foundations of Biology 
  • BIO 207/277 - Introduction to Molecular and Cellular Biology may be substituted for BIO 205/005
IHW 204 - Anatomy of Wellness
  • Prerequisite of BIO 205/005 or BIO 207/277
  • BIO 305/365 may be substituted for IHW 204

Required Courses (9 credits):

  • IHW 301* - Mind/Body/Energy Perspectives (3 credits)
  • IHW 305 - Approaches to Care: Systems of Medicine (3 credits)
  • IHW 310 - Foundations of Health Education and Health Promotion (3 credits)

Choose two courses from the list below (6 credits):

  • IHW 307 - Integrative Health Coaching I - Concepts of Individual Wellness (3 credits)
  • IHW 407 - Integrative Health Coaching II: Supporting Individual Wellness (3 credits)
  • IHW 316* - Nature's Pharmacy: Foods, Herbs & Supplements that Support Health (3 credits)
  • IHW 325 - Community Organizing I: Introduction (3 credits)
  • IHW 326 - Community Organizing II: Advanced (3 credits)
  • Upper Division Health-Related Elective (3 credits)

*IHW 301 has a prerequisite of IHW 204 Anatomy of Wellness or BIO 305/365

*IHW 316 has a prerequisite of IHW 204 Anatomy of Wellness and IHW 214 Physiology of Wellness & Strategies for Healthy Living