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Health & Wellness

Minor

Well-Being of the Mind, Body, and Spirit

A Health & Wellness Minor will help you develop a strong foundation and comprehensive approach to understanding health promotion and the well-being of the body, mind, and spirit. With an emphasis on preventing illness and maintaining wellness and health in all capacities. Health & Wellness examines the mind-body connection and why psychological well-being is so important to whole-person wellness. In this minor, you will use the application of innovative, evidence-based behavioral strategies to foster wellness and provide opportunities to serve the broader community.

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Careers in Health & Wellness

When paired with Taylor’s Christian liberal arts emphasis and passion for serving others, a Health & Wellness minor helps prepare students to serve in a variety of health and wellness careers, including public health, community health work, health coaching, education, and many more.

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Invitation Program

This collaborative program allows students to gain hands-on experience by helping community members who are at risk of preventable illness, including type 2 diabetes. Called Invitation, which stands for INspire VITality And Transformation In Our Neighborhoods, the program pairs trained Health Science and Psychology students with Grant County residents. The patients and students will meet one-on-one to discuss nutritional, lifestyle, and other types of wellness education. Patients can also elect to participate in personal training sessions through Taylor’s Fit Into Health program, where customized fitness routines help them get active.

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Matching a Health & Wellness Minor with a Major

At 21 credit hours, this minor is a good match with Public Health, Health Sciences, Human Physiology & Preventative Medicine, Sport Management, Youth Ministries, and the pre-med curriculum (which can be added to any major).

Health & Wellness Curriculum & Degree Options

Students interested in course descriptions and academic policies can check out our Undergraduate Catalog here.

Foundational Core

The Foundational Core classes will give you a big-picture view of how your calling connects with God's purpose for your life, engaging with ideas that will demonstrate how God has given you certain talents and skills to bring healing to the world. You’ll become a well-versed individual, equipped with critical thinking skills, a lifelong love of learning, and an appreciation for God's creation.

View Foundational Core Curriculum.

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