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Health Promotion (BIS)

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Bachelor of Integrated Studies

  • Program Prerequisite: Consult the Health Promotion (BIS)  Bachelor of Integrated Studies section of this catalog for specific requirements associated with the BIS degree.
  • Grade Requirements: A minimum grade of “C” (2.0) in each of the courses taken for the three emphases.
  • Credit Hour Requirements: The student must take a minimum of 18 credit hours each from at least three (3) different academic departments or recognized disciplines. A student has numerous possibilities in developing a BIS degree using the academic disciplines both in HPHP and campus wide.

The course of study in each discipline must be approved by the appropriate program director.

BIS Possible Options

These are only recommendations; many combinations and options for potential careers are possible.

Health Education & Health Promotion Emphasis

  • Program Code: 5013
  • CIPC: 512207

Community Health Promotion
Occupational Health Education
Clinical Health Education (See Department of Health Administrative Services  in the Dr. Ezekiel R. Dumke College of Health Professions)
Family Life Health Promotion
Gerontological Health Promotion
Drug Abuse Prevention Education

Nutrition Emphasis

Dietary Analysis
Dietary Prescription
Nutrition Education
Weight Management
Nutritional Ergogenics

Exercise Science Emphasis

  • Program Code: 5019
  • CIPC: 310505

Coaching Sport
Corporate Fitness
Community Fitness
Sports Medicine
Sport Communication
Commercial/Facility Management
Sport Psychology

BIS Requirements

Also refer to individual minor programs.

Health Promotion Emphasis

21 Credit Hours Total Required


OL = Online option available some semesters
IS = Independent Study
option available some semesters

*If this pre-requisite course is used to fulfill the Social Science General Education requirement, the three credit hours cannot be counted in the BIS Health Promotion emphasis 21 credit hour requirements.

**This course can be taken after completing the HLTH 1030  pre-requisite.

***This course can be taken after completing the HLTH 1030  and HLTH 3000  pre-requisite.

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