Second Academic Concentration (SAC) in Wellness

Students majoring in elementary education, middle grades education, or physical education are required to complete a Second Academic Concentration (SAC). The Health Promotion and Wellness SAC, which combines offerings in environmental health, counseling, psychology, and nutrition, is a great complement to a variety of majors.

All SACs require 18 semester hours:

Required Courses: 12 hours
COUN 325: “Survey of Human Development” (3)
HEAL 305: “Current Health Problems” (3)
HEAL 312: “Comprehensive School Health” (3)
ND 330: “Human Nutritional Needs” (3)

Elective Courses: 6 hours
ENVH 230: “Introduction to Environmental Health” (3)
HEAL 250: “First Aid and Safety” (2) (for non-PE majors)
HSCC 150: “Introduction to Athletic Training” (3)
PE 240: “Care and Prevention of Athletic Injuries” (3)
PE 255: “Theory and Practice of Fitness and Wellness” (2) (for non-PE majors)
PE 365: “Physical Activity and Aging” (3)
PE 375: “Psychosocial Aspects of Physical Activity” (3)
PSY 331: “Human Sexuality” (3)
PSY 426: “Death and Dying” (3)
SOC 365: “Marriage and Family” (3)

Note: Selecting HEAL 250 and/or PE 255 will result in 19 hours in the SAC; students may take either PE 240 or HSCC 150.


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