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General Track

Through program courses and service-learning experience, candidates are prepared to help people, organizations, and communities change lifestyle behaviors with the goal of moving toward a state of improved health, resulting in decreases of chronic disease and health care costs.

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Plan Your Degree

Disclaimer: This program map is intended ONLY as a guide for students to plan their course of study. It does NOT replace any information in the Undergraduate Catalog, which is the official guide for completing degree requirements.

Term 1: Fall

Course Name Credit Hours
C1: ENGL 1101

English Composition I

3
M: MATH 1001

Quantitative Skills & Reasoning

3
I2: XIDS 2002

First-Year Seminar

2
T1: BIOL 1010 + Lab

Fundamentals of Biology

4
S: Social Science 3

Milestones:

  • Complete ENGL 1101 with a C or better.
  • Complete Core IMPACTS Math.
  • Complete Lab Science.
  • Earn 15 or more credit hours.

Term 2: Spring

Course Name Credit Hours
C2: ENGL 1102

English Composition II

3
F: PSYC 1101

Intro to General Psychology

3
F: PHED 2000

App Con of Fitness & Wellness

3
I1: COMM 1110

Public Speaking, or English 20 50, Self-Staging

3
T2: Non-lab Science 3

Milestones:

  • Complete ENGL 1102 with a C or better.
  • Complete Non-lab Science.
  • Earn 15 or more credit hours.
  • Complete Area F courses with C or better

15 Fall Credit Hours + 15 Spring Credit Hours = 30 Credit Hours

Term 1: Fall

Course Name Credit Hours
F: CMWL 2100

Intro to Health & Community Wellness

2
F: CMWL 2200

Social Determinants of Health and Wellness

3
F: PHED 2628

First Aid & CPR for Education majors

1
T3: STEM Course 3
P: Citizenship 3
A: Humanities 3

Milestones:

  • Earn 15 or more credit hours.
  • Complete Area F courses C or better.
  • Complete CMWL pre-test in CMWL 2100.
  • Must pass CMWL 2100 with C or Better before beginning CMWL major Courses.

Term 2: Spring

Course Name Credit Hours
F: PHED 2605

Functional Anatomy

3
F: MATH 1401

Elementary Statistics

3
A: Humanities 3
S: Social Science 3
P: Citizenship 3

Milestones:

  • Complete Core IMPACTS.
  • Complete Area F courses with C or better.
  • Select academic minor.

15 Fall Credit Hours + 15 Spring Credit Hours = 30 Credit Hours

Term 1: Fall

Course Name Credit Hours
CMWL 3100

Lifespan Development

3
CMWL 3101

Mental and Emotional Wellness

3
CMWL 4103

Applied Research Methods in Health and Community Wellness

3
PHED 4603

Advanced Concepts of Personal Training

3
Elective 3

Milestones:

  • Maintain 2.0 or better GPA.
  • Complete courses earning a C or better.
  • Electives must be 3000/4000 level courses.
  • Sub CMWL 3210 for elective if NUTR minor.
  • PHED 4603 has a prerequisite.

Term 2: Spring

Course Name Credit Hours
CMWL 3220

Health Promotion, Ed, and Program Eval

3
CMWL 3102

Psychology of Health and Wellness

3
CMWL 4000

Exercise and Wellness Programming for Special Populations

3
PHED 4501

Contemporary Health Issues

3
Elective 3

Milestones:

  • Maintain 2.0 or better GPA.
  • Complete courses earning C or better.
  • Electives must be 3000/4000 level courses.
  • Elective could be Professional Content. Select One: CMWL 3240 or CMWL 3302.
  • CMWL 3102 and CMWL 4000 have a prerequisites.

Term 3: Summer

Course Name Credit Hours
CMWL 3401

Technology in Health & Community Wellness

3
Elective OR CMWL Course

(To Help Get Back on Track)

3

Milestones:

  • Complete fully online CMWL 3401 course a C or better.
  • Maintain 2.0 or better GPA.
  • Electives must be 3000/4000 level courses.

 

15 Fall Credit Hours + 15 Spring Credit Hours + 6 Summer Credit Hours = 36 Credit Hours

Term 1: Fall

Course Name Credit Hours
CMWL 3210

Principles of Nutrition

3
CMWL 3110

Program Evaluation in Community Settings,

3
CMWL 4101

Worksite Wellness Programs

3
Elective 3

Milestones:

  • Elective could be Professional Content. Select One of the following: CMWL 3300, CMWL 3304, or CMWL 3230
  • CMWL 3110 has a prerequisite.

Term 2: Spring

Course Name Credit Hours
CMWL 4100

Wellness Coaching

3
CMWL 4102

Service Learning in Health & C. Wellness

3
Elective 3
Elective 3

Milestones:

  • Maintain 2.0 or better GPA.
  • Complete courses earning C or better.
  • Electives must be 3000/4000 level courses.
  • Complete CWML exit content exam for Graduation.
  • CMWL 4100 has a prerequisite.

12 Fall Credit Hours + 12 Spring Credit Hours = 24 Credit Hours

Crush Your Course

First Year:

  • Complete ENGL 1101, 1102, and Area M Math courses with a C or better.

Middle Years:

  • Complete CMWL pre-test in CMWL 2100. Pass CMWL 2100 with a C or better before beginning CMWL major courses.
  • Select academic minor.
  • Choose electives at the 3000/4000 level.
  • Maintain 2.0 or better GPA.

Last Year:

  • Apply for an internship.
  • Complete CMWL exit content exam for graduation.

Find Your Place

First Year:

  • Join S.H.I.F.T. (Health and Community Wellness Club).
  • Volunteer with the Wolf Wellness Lab.
  • Volunteer with a community health organization.

Middle Years:

  • Volunteer with a community health organization.
  • Research Public Health Organizations.
  • Take a leadership role in S.H.I.F.T. club.
  • Gain summer work experience (e.g. summer camps, internship.)

Last Year:

  • Attend a conference in a public health field as a student member.
  • Complete a research project with a faculty member.

Broaden Your Perspectives

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Middle Years:

Last Year:

Connect Off-Campus

First Year:

  • Visit Wolves Vote to learn about the voting process and registration.
  • Consider volunteering for a campaign or organization in your community.

Middle Years:

  • Complete an internship in your field.
  • Consider a summer or part-time job.
  • Ask your department about networking opportunities with alumni.

Last Year:

  • Ask for advice from professionals in your field of interest.
  • Explore career shadowing opportunities.

Take Care of Yourself

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Middle Years:

Last Year:

Pave Your Path

First Year:

Middle Year:

  • Draft your resume and attend a resume blitz.
  • Learn about how to network on social media and update your Handshake profile.
  • Draft your personal statement.
  • Visit the graduate school to find out about graduate programs and admission requirements.

Last Year:

  • Request references from professors and supervisors.
  • Draft your resume cover letter and personal statement and revise it with career services.
  • Attend business fairs and career fairs at UWG and across the state.
  • Attend an interview workshop.
    Apply for graduate programs.

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