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GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS (30 credits)
Students are required to complete 30 credit hours as part of the General Education Program and 30 additional credit hours with open electives. Freshmen are required to successfully complete First-Year Seminar (UNIV 1000) in their first semester at NSU.

Core Courses (57 credits)

  • HAWC 1000 Introduction to Coaching (3 Credits)
  • HAWC 1001 Human Systems and Family Relationships (3 Credits)
  • HAWC 1002 Overview of Lifespan Wellness (3 Credits)
  • PSYCH 1020 Introduction to Psychology (3 Credits)
  • SOCL 1020 Introduction to Sociology (3 Credits)
  • BIOL 1500 Biology I/Lab (4 Credits)
  • BIOL 1510 Biology II/Lab (4 Credits)
  • HAWC 2003 Ethics of Coaching (3 Credits)
  • HAWC 2005 Coaching in Health Care Systems (3 Credits)
  • HAWC 2050 Coaching Diverse Populations (3 Credits)
  • HAWC 3007 Solution Focused Coaching (3 Credits)
  • HAWC 3008 Coaching Practicum I (3 Credits)
  • HAWC 3009 Introduction to Systems Theories (3 Credits)
  • HAWC 3010 Private Practice of Coaching (3 Credits)
  • HAWC 3011 Coaching Practicum II (3 Credits)
  • BIOL 3320 Anatomy and Physiology I/Lab (4 Credits)
  • HAWC 4012 Advanced Solution Focused Coaching I (3 Credits)
  • HAWC 4014 Research Methods and Evaluation in Coaching (3 Credits)

MAJOR ELECTIVES (18 credits)
Choose six from the following courses:

  • HAWC 2004 Coaching in Schools and Community Agencies (3 Credits)
  • HAWC 2006 Mindfulness and Meditations for Health (3 Credits)
  • HAWC 2007 The Family Life Cycle (3 Credits)
  • HAWC 3019 Integrative Wellness Approaches (3 Credits)
  • HAWC 3020 Diabetes Education and Coaching (3 Credits)
  • HAWC 3021 Geriatric Coaching (3 Credits)
  • HAWC 3022 Parent Coaching (3 Credits)
  • HAWC 3023 Pediatric Coaching (3 Credits)
  • HAWC 3024 Couples/Relationship Coaching (3 Credits)
  • HAWC 4025 Advanced Solution Focused Coaching II (3 Credits)
  • HAWC 4990 Independent Study (1-3 Credits)

Students are required to take 18 credits of major electives, of which 9 credits may be taken from the B.S. in Public Health and/or Human Nutrition programs.

 Curriculum Sheet

The Health and Wellness Coaching Minor provides curriculum to explore coaching across the lifespan. Academic coursework covers the foundations of coaching, systems theory, and behavioral health. Our innovative and clinical faculty offer students a practical look into the benefits and challenges of a career in health and wellness coaching.

Health and Wellness Coaching Minor Requirements (18 credits)

  • HAWC 1000 Introduction to Coaching (3 Credits)
  • HAWC 1002 Overview of Lifespan Wellness (3 Credits)
  • HAWC 2003 Ethics of Coaching (3 Credits)

 And select 9 credits from any of the required or elective courses in the HAWC (Bachelor of Science in Health and Wellness Coaching), BSPH (Bachelor of Science in Public Health), and/or the BSHN (Bachelor of Science in Human Nutrition) programs.

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