Admission requirements

GPA Requirement: 2.00

Incompatible Majors: BS in clinical exercise science; BS in health sciences; BS in the science of health care delivery; BS in health sciences (healthy lifestyles and fitness science)

Other Enrollment Requirements: None

Current ASU undergraduate students may pursue a minor and have it recognized on their ASU transcript at graduation. Minor requirements appear on the degree audit once the minor is added. Certain major and minor combinations may be deemed inappropriate by the college or department of either the major program or the minor. Courses taken for the minor may not count toward both the major and minor.

Program requirements

The minor in wellness foundations consists of 18 credit hours, of which at least 12 credits must be upper division. A minimum grade of "C" (2.00 on a 4.00 scale) is required for each course.

Required Courses -- 15 credit hours

EXW 215: Resistance Training and Recovery Techniques or EXW 217: Cardiorespiratory and Flexibility Training (3)
EXW 302: Fundamentals of Wellness (L) (3)
EXW 325: Fitness for Life (3)
HEP 380: Body Image and Wellness (3)
NTR 100: Introduction to Nutrition Science or NTR 241: Human Nutrition (3)

Elective Course (choose one) -- 3 credit hours

EXW 335: Physical Activity and Physiological Concepts (3)
EXW 344: Impact of Physical Activity on Health and Disease (L) (3)
EXW 400: Stress Management for Wellness (3)
EXW 425: Exercise Prescription for Health and Wellness (3)
EXW 450: Social Determinants of Health and Health Behavior ((L or SB) & C) (3)
NTR 345: Development of Healthy Cuisines (3)
NTR 348: Cultural Aspects of Food (SB & C & G) (3)
NTR 353: Perspectives on the Western Diet: Food, Health and Sustainability (3)

Prerequisite courses may be needed in order to complete the requirements of this minor.