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Wellness, Health and Exercise Science Courses

I’ve always believed fitness is an entry point to help you build that happier, healthier life. - Jillian Michaels, Personal Trainer/Television Personality

Why Wellness, Health and Exercise Science?

As a major, Wellness, Health and Exercise Science prepares you for a K-12 teaching position or work as a personal trainer or coach. Taken on their own, Wellness, Health and Exercise Science courses can provide you with the foundation for a healthy life. They lead to a better understanding of physical activity and its benefits, while helping you improve your overall performance and prepare for lifelong fitness. Wellness, Health and Exercise Science courses can also help you develop social and interpersonal skills through teamwork, introduce you to healthy lifestyle choices and teach you how to manage and advocate for your own good health.

Wellness, Health and Exercise Science at Macomb

Macomb’s Wellness, Health and Exercise Science Courses offer you many opportunities to improve your athletic performance, and improve or maintain your overall health. In many of Macomb’s Wellness, Health and Exercise Science courses, you will learn about scoring and follow-through, strategy and philosophy, tactics and techniques, with an emphasis on physical conditioning. In others, you will learn about stress and health, diet and weight, and how to develop a personal exercise plan and health portfolio, with an emphasis on total wellness.

Macomb’s Wellness, Health and Exercise Science Courses:

  • Golf
  • Bowling
  • Baseball & Softball
  • Basketball
  • Self Defense
  • Power Volleyball
  • Soccer
  • Tennis
  • Fitness
  • Nutrition
  • Exercise, Nutrition, & Weight Management
  • Lifestyle Choices, Behavior,& Disease
  • Healthy Lifestyle Choices for Future Health Care Providers
  • Cardio Group Fitness
  • Kickboxing
  • Strength Training & Health
  • Pilates & Health
  • Prevention, Intervention and Treatment of Disease, Illness and Injury
  • CPR/AED & First Aid for the Professional Rescuer
  • Intro to Exercise Science
  • Children Exercise & Nutrition
  • Stress Management

Career Opportunities in Wellness, Health and Exercise Science

With a Bachelor’s Degree in Wellness, Health and Exercise Science, you will be qualified for positions that include K-12 teacher, personal trainer or athletic coach.

Transfer Pathways to a Bachelor’s Degree

Credits earned in Macomb’s Wellness, Health and Exercise Science courses can be applied toward an associate degree at Macomb and will transfer to many colleges and universities in Michigan.

If you intend to transfer and pursue a bachelor’s, masters degree, or Ph.D., speak with a Macomb counselor or academic advisor as soon as possible after you have applied to Macomb to plan the best pathway.

How do I find out more about Macomb’s Wellness, Health and Exercise Science Courses?

For more information on Wellness, Health and Exercise Science at Macomb, contact the Associate Dean, Wellness, Health and Exercise Science, 586.498.4124, AandS.south@macomb.edu or 586.286.2140, AandS.center@macomb.edu.

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