- Health Promotion (BS)*
*You may not combine the health promotion minor with this major.
The health promotion minor at Lynchburg is an interdisciplinary program that prepares students to play a crucial role in fostering healthier communities. This minor is designed to equip students with the foundational knowledge and skills to address health disparities, advocate for health equity, and promote overall wellness.
The core of the program covers the essential aspects of health and wellness, along with the fundamental principles of health promotion. These foundational courses offer a comprehensive overview of the field and help you grasp the multidimensional nature of health and wellness.
To complement this, you can choose from a range of specialized courses that delve into specific areas of health promotion, such as global health, nutrition, spirituality and health, health aspects of aging, human diseases, women’s health issues, and contemporary health issues. This allows for an understanding of the broad range of complexities inherent to health promotion, both locally and globally.
Whether you’re interested in pursuing a career in health care, public policy, public health, or you simply want to augment your primary field of study with health-focused knowledge, this minor equips you with a critical understanding of health promotion in today’s society.
Tonya Price, DHEd, RDN, CHES, CWP
Assistant Professor of Health Promotion
Chair of the Health Promotion Department