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Health & Wellness

Health & Wellness Certificate (27-31 Units)

The Heath and Wellness certificate offers students knowledge and experience in the growing field of wellness which incorporates fitness, nutrition, mental health and lifestyle management. Students will prepare to sit for the ACE Health Coach Certification exam.


Amy Jamieson (
Phone: (805) 893-2956
Fax: (805) 893-7054

Required Classes

Required Preparatory Courses:

Choose 2ES 1-Activity Courses

Required Interdisciplinary Courses:

Choose 2ED 191, PSY 3, PSY 101

Required ESS Courses:

ESS 2Substance Abuse
ESS 3Nutrition for Health
ESS 4ALife Fitness
ESS 9Principles of Health Promotion
ESS 100Research, Inquiry, & Entrepreneurship in Exercise & Sport
ESS 131 or 132Sport & Exercise Psychology  or Sport Sociology
ESS 150Care and Prevention of Athletic Injuries

Certification Prep Course:

ACE Health Coach Certification Prep Course


ESS 193Internship in Exercise Science, Physical Education & Sport