Program Coordinator

Joy Kagendo – Lecturer

1161-A Wellness and Recreation Center

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HES Minor Spotlight: Health


Program Description

The Department of Health and Exercise Studies offers a 15 credit hour Health minor that is designed for undergraduate students wishing to pursue careers in health-related professions and for students wishing to gain in-depth knowledge in various contemporary health-related topics for their own personal development. The minor provides students with theories, concepts, and practical skills concerning health behavior and includes a practicum to apply theory to practice.

Program Requirements

  • This minor requires the completion of 15 credit hours
  • There are four (4) required courses totaling seven (7) credit hours
  • Students will choose elective courses totaling eight (8) credit hours
  • Students must obtain a grade of “C-” or better in each of the required and elective courses
  • A minimum of 10 credit hours must be completed at NCSU including the practicum