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Wellness Liberal Arts Emphasis

A career in Wellness aims to improve lifestyles by focusing on prevention and helping to change individual behavior and thought-processes. Options include working with individuals directly or through school and workplace programs.

If you are interested in completing a bachelor’s degree in Wellness you should consider taking 12 credit hours from the courses listed below as part of your AA degree in Liberal Arts.

Career Opportunities

The following are some of the career opportunities you can pursue in Wellness:

  • Wellness coordinator
  • Physical education teacher
  • Personal trainer
  • Fitness instructor
  • Recreational specialist
  • Athletic trainer

Find employment in the following sectors:

  • Non-profit organizations
  • Fitness facilities
  • Hospitals
  • Business
  • Education

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Planning Your Class Schedule

Students should consult with an advisor in Student Services or a faculty advisor to select courses, make a transfer plan, and periodically review their progress towards their degree completion.

Students are also encouraged to contact the admissions office at the college to which they plan to transfer during their first year at Hawkeye in order to obtain specific program and transfer requirements.

Not all courses may be required for or transfer to your future major.

Note: Courses and course cost calculations are subject to change.

◆ General education course

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Wellness Transfer Courses
BIO151 Nutrition 3 $533.25
BIO163 Essentials of Anatomy and Physiology 4 $711.00
PEC127 Care and Prevention of Athletic Injuries 2 $355.50
PEH111 Personal Wellness 3 $533.25
PSY111 Introduction to Psychology 3 $533.25

Course Cost Calculation

Resident tuition and fees x course credits + course fee if applicable.

The course cost calculation does not include:

Liberal Arts Academic Advisor

James (J.) Heim
Student Services
Hawkeye Center 208
319-296-4014
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Faculty Mentor

Mikki Savage
Health Education and Services Center 202
319-296-2329 ext.1213
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Student Success Specialist

Kay Wenzel
Grundy Hall 285
319-296-2329 ext.1063
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Department Secretary

Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, and Business

Kathy Konrardy
Grundy Hall 266
319-296-4012
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Dean

Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, and Business

Cynthia Bottrell
Grundy Hall 266
319-296-4470
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