Bachelor of Science

The Health and Well-Being Bachelor of Science option includes many of the necessary science prerequisites for students to be eligible for admission to health profession graduate programs in fields such as nursing, athletic training and other allied health related professions.

Further, this program provides students with enough open electives to pursue additional pre-requisites necessary for admission (e.g., biology chemistry, physics, math, anatomy and more) into other graduate/professional programs. Upon admission to West Virginia University, all students will be accepted in the Bachelor of Science in Health and Well-Being program. . Students will work with their academic advisor to take a pre-determined list of electives based specifically on their academic and career goals. This process will ensure that students take the necessary math and science requirements. 

Plan of Study

Freshman year

Fall Semester
Course Title Hours
ENGL 101 Composition and Rhetoric 3
PSYC 101 Intro to Psychology 3
BIOL 101 General Biology 3
BIOL 103 General Biology Lab 1
MATH 122 Quantitative Skills/Reasoning 2
PET 167 Introduction to the Profession 3
PASS 191 First Year Seminar 1
TOTAL 16
Spring Semester
Course Title Hours
BIOL 102 General Biology 3
BIOL 104 General Biology Lab 1
MATH 124 Algebra with Apps. 3
HN&F 171 Intro to Human Nutrition 3
PE 229 Fitness and Wellness 2
Elective 3
TOTAL 15

Sophomore year

Fall Semester
Course Title Hours
ENGL 102 Composition and Rhetoric 3
PSYC 241 Intro to Human Development 3
GEF 5 Human Inquiry and the Past 3
GEF 6 Artistic Expression 3
Elective 3
TOTAL 15
Spring Semester
Course Title Hours
BIOL 235 Human Physiology 3
GEF 7 Global Studies & Diversity 3
COMM 309 or SEP 385 3
Elective or Area of Emphasis 3
Elective 3
TOTAL 15

Junior year

Fall Semester
Course Title Hours
PASS 300 Career Exploration in Physical Activity and Sport Sciences 3
EXPH 364 Kinesiology
3
PASS 401 Foundation of Health Educ 3
Elective 3
Elective 3
TOTAL 15
Spring Semester
Course Title Hours
EXPH 365 Exercise Physiology 3
SEP 383 Exercise Psychology 3
PASS 402 Core Concepts in Health Education 3
Elective or Area of Emphasis 3
Elective 3
TOTAL 15

Senior year

Fall Semester
Course Title Hours
PASS 403 Program Design & Eval Hlth Ed 3
Elective or Area of Emphasis 3
Elective 3
Elective 3
Elective 3
TOTAL 15
Spring Semester
Course Title Hours
SEP 415 Physical Activity Promotion 3
PASS 489 Capstone Experience in Physical Activity and Sport Sciences 3
Elective or Area of Emphasis 3
Elective 3
Elective 2
TOTAL 14