Academic Catalog 2020-2021

Slippery Rock University

Healthy Body, Mind & Environment

Healthy Body, Mind & Environment Thematic Thread

Optimizing life choices through self-care can improve well-being, enhance productivity, and benefit the greater society. Many organizations are creating a culture of wellness that maximizes the well-being of employees to strengthen themselves and their business to contribute to a healthier population and economy. Through this thread, students will examine the role individuals, consumers, and businesses play in creating a healthy and sustainable society.

Faculty Liaison: Hannah Brewer

Curriculum Guide

Gateway Courses 1
Select one of the following:3
Human Biology
Human Development and Education
Yoga and Well-Being
Focused Courses 1
Select two courses from the following (must include two categories and two departments; one course must be 300/400 level)6
The Arts
Wellness for Dancers
Experiencing Dance: Techniques and Styles
Civic Knowledge and Engagement
Foundations in Sustainability
Global Learning and Diversity
Health Psychology
Science, Technology, and Mathematics
ERS 305The Truth About Weight Loss3
Introduction to Environmental Problems
Earth's Changing Climate
Self-Care and Well-Being
Stress Management
Science of the Mind-Body Connection
Society and Institutions
International Health
Capstone Course (Required) 1
PE 342Wellness through Movement3
Total Hours15

Important Curriculum Guide Notes

This Curriculum Guide is provided to help SRU students and prospective students better understand their intended major curriculum. Enrolled SRU students should note that the My Rock Audit may place already-earned and/or in progress courses in different, yet valid, curriculum categories. Enrolled SRU students should use the My Rock Audit Report and materials and information provided by their faculty advisers to ensure accurate progress towards degree completion. The information on this guide is current as of the date listed. Students are responsible for curriculum requirements at the time of enrollment at the University.

PASSHE - Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education Institutions

Healthy Body, Mind, & Environment Thematic Thread (HBME)
Revised 10.26.20
UCC 10.13.20