New Programs

 

The School of Undergraduate Studies is pleased to introduce the following new programs.

Bachelor of Science in Health and Wellness Promotion

The Bachelor of Science in Health and Wellness Promotion prepares students with the knowledge and skills necessary to educate, coach and support individuals, institutions and communities in promoting and maintaining healthy lifestyles. Through an investigation into the science of human health and the history, philosophical, and theoretical foundations of health and wellness initiatives, students gain a practical understanding of issues affecting individual and population health. Coursework emphasizes a holistic approach to health and includes elements such as nutrition, physical activity, stress, alcohol and substance abuse, and the influence of socio-economic and environmental factors on all aspects of health and well-being.

Concentration Options

The bachelor's degree accepts any undergraduate concentrations as open electives. Concentration options may vary at each location.  Learn more about the available options by contacting the Admissions Office at 1-800-829-4723.

Program Outcomes

Upon completion, students will be able to work effectively with individuals, organizations, corporations and communities in efforts to enhance health, prevent disease and increase quality of life. Students will:

  • Gain content knowledge in the science, history and theoretical foundations of wellness and health.
  • Assess health and wellness needs; plan, implement, direct and evaluate health education and wellness programs.
  • Gain communication and marketing skills in assessing, organizing and implementing health and wellness promotion programs and materials.
  • Understand theories and strategies that facilitate positive lifestyle change.
  • Utilize evidence-based strategies to improve health and wellbeing.
  • Maximize the well-being of specific target populations by collaborative planning and implementation of wellness programs.
  • Apply their learning through direct field experience.
  • Effectively advocate for policies and practices that empower individuals and communities and sustain and reinforce health promotion efforts.

Careers and Further Study

Successful graduates will be well-positioned to work as health/wellness coaches and educators in community health initiatives, corporate wellness programs, public and private educational settings, and in fitness and wellness facilities. Graduates are further prepared for advanced studies in a wide range of health related fields such as public and community health, nursing, health education, health care management and administration, addiction studies, psychology, and human services.

 

Bachelor of Science in Natural and Applied Sciences

The Natural and Applied Sciences program provides students with applicable training across scientific disciplines, enabling them to integrate scientific thought and analysis throughout their course of study. The degree is composed of courses and laboratories in four major scientific disciplines: life sciences, mathematics, physical sciences, and engineering and technology. The integration of these classical areas of science encourages students to broaden their approach to analysis and scholarship, and to develop a creative perspective in the pursuit of scientific learning and practice.

Concentration Options

The bachelor's degree accepts any undergraduate concentrations as open electives. Concentration options may vary at each location.  Learn more about the available options by contacting the Admissions Office at 1-800-829-4723.

Program Outcomes

  • General education in the life sciences, chemistry, physics, mathematics, and applied sciences.
  • Demonstrated understanding of fundamental concepts of scientific thought, data-based reasoning, statistical inference, scientific method, logic, and critical thinking.
  • Analysis and application of knowledge of biological systems, life sciences concepts and laboratory procedures, human anatomy and physiology.
  • Understanding and creative approaches to the application of mathematical concepts including statistics, statistical inference, probability, and data-based reasoning.
  • Understanding and evaluation of the general concepts and procedures within the physical sciences, including: fundamentals of geology and geologic systems, general astronomy, college-level chemistry and physics.
  • Analysis and creative approaches to general engineering, technology trends, and the application of scientific principles to research and product development.

Careers and Further Study

Competencies across scientific disciplines provide graduates with the fundamental academic training and analytical skills to work in a variety of science-related fields such as biotechnology, biological research, information technology, health science, and environmental science. Graduates will have a strong foundation to support graduate studies within education, the life sciences and other scientific fields.

 

For more information about these or any of our programs, please contact one of our admissions counselors at 1.800.829.4723 or email info@cambridgecollege.edu