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Wasbash and Auditorium buildings

Location: Chicago, Schaumburg
Start Term: Fall, Spring, Summer
Program Type: Major

The Health and Wellness classes offer a diversified curriculum that is flexible, and students are able to select from various health, nutrition, sport and fitness specialization areas. As a result, students will be equipped to develop, implement and manage wellness, health, fitness and sports programs and initiatives in a variety of sectors. The multidisciplinary approach of the health and wellness classes combine the strengths of traditional exercise science and health science curricula and enhances the content with business management classes and lab experiences.Advanced internships round out the education and provide valuable real-world experience.

Expectations & Requirements


The health and wellness classes will provide students the opportunity to further develop proficiency relevant to previous associate degree level coursework for that area of emphasis. Through experience-based learning, knowledgeable teachers will provide an advanced education both inside and outside the classroom with real-world experiences.

Sample Courses

  • Law and Ethics in Healthcare Today
  • Nutrition Assessment
  • Global Health Practices
  • Contemporary Issues in Sport, Health and Wellness
  • Coaching and Motivation in Sport
  • Foundations in Health Education
  • Health and Wellness Psychology
  • Introduction to Sports Management
  • Science of Food