Sep 27, 2023  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Lifestyle Medicine Extended Major, B.S.

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The Bachelor of Science Major in Lifestyle Medicine provides students with competencies in lifestyle medicine, health navigation, and wellness coaching. Lifestyle medicine is the use of evidence-based lifestyle approaches, including healthful eating, physical activity, sleep, stress management, tobacco cessation, fostering relationships, emotional wellness, and environmental health. These approaches prevent and treat many chronic diseases, improve outcomes and quality of life, tackle health disparities, and decrease health costs. Throughout the major, themes of cultural competence, service, self-care, interdisciplinary collaboration, and whole-person health will be emphasized. The major prepares students to incorporate the principles of evidence-based lifestyle medicine in health related careers, prepares students to obtain related certifications, and positions them as leaders in addressing national health concerns. This extended major is also applicable to students wishing to enter graduate health professional schools; however other prerequisites will likely be necessary for admission.  The Lifestyle Medicine Extended Major allows students to take several electives from a variety of lifestyle medicine disciplines. No minor is required.


Choose 15 Credits

Total: 60 credits

Required Courses: 45 credits

Elective Courses: 15 credits

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