Health & Wellness Area of Focus

Are you interested in a career in health and wellness? In this area of focus, you’ll explore current issues and trends, enlarge your skill set, and collaborate with classmates to solve real health and wellness problems.

Area of Focus Courses

Choose four of the following online courses:

IPS 401

Selected Topics in Health and Wellness Occupations

You may take the four courses in any order you choose; however, we strongly recommend starting with IPS 401.

CST 341

Communication and Workplace Relationships

GES 301

Urban Geography: Global Patterns

GES 302

Urban Geography: Land Use

GES 304

Introduction to Transportation Analysis

GES 306

World Economic Geography

HEA 113

Medical Terminology for Public Health Professionals

HHS 275

Entrepreneurial Personal Branding

IPS 405

Selected Topics in Other Occupations

NUR 390

Culture and Health Care

PCS 308

Working through Interpersonal Conflicts

PCS 309

Conflict and Culture

PCS 415

Global Peacebuilding

PHI 220

Medical Ethics

Tips for Getting Started

  • The Integrated Professional Studies (IPS) courses are seven weeks long. Most courses outside of IPS are 14 weeks long.
  • The courses above are pre-approved for the Health & Wellness Area of Focus. Other courses will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Please visit the Self-Designed Focus Area page for details.
  • Search the entire UNCG course offerings in UNCG Genie Link will open in new window for course dates and availability.