May 28, 2024  

Wellness BHS

Electives: - 5 to 12 (depending on emphasis selected)

In consulation with advisor. A student needs to maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.50 or greater in all credits used to meet the BHS degree requirements.

General Education Requirements for Nutrition, Fitness and Speech Pathology emphasis

See professional program requirements, see here , and note the following specific requirements:


Social Sciences:


An introductory psychology course.

Fitness Education:

recommend Andrews freshmen take HLED 120  and one additional course from personal fitness, outdoor skills or team activity. Non-Andrews students take two from the three categories above.

Graduation Requirements

Students are expected to complete a professional development portfolio during the BHS Wellness program outlining their goals and accomplishments, including required hours of professional experience (based on class standing and previous experience). Successful completion of the portfolio is required for graduation.

ACE or ACSM Certification

The Department of Public Health, Nutrition & Wellness offers the option for certification from the American Council on Exercise (ACE) or American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) in the following areas: Certified Personal Trainer, Group Fitness Instructor, Lifestyle & Weight Management Consultant, and Advanced Health & Fitness Specialist. The exams for these certifications will be held on-campus.

Emphasis - Choose one of the following:

Total Credits for BHS Wellness - Nutrition Emphasis: 60

Total Credits for Fitness Emphasis: 60

Total Credits for Speech Pathology and Audiology Emphasis: 60