Health & Wellness Coaching & Promotion, Associate of Applied Science

Addendum to the Catalog: Program approved by the ODHE after the publication of the catalog.

Curriculum Code #3032

Effective August 2021

The Associate of Applied Science in Health & Wellness Coaching & Promotion offers careers in Health and Wellness disciplines (ichwc.org/job task analysis).
This degree prepares individuals for employment in corporations, fitness or recreation centers, hospitals wellness programs, insurance companies and self-employment. In addition the coursework will prepare an individual for health & wellness coaching certificate programs. Lorain County Community College has articulation agreements with colleges and universities including programs offered by LCCC’s University Partnership.

Plan of Study Grid
First Year
Fall SemesterHours
BIOG 121 ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY I 4
ENGL 161 COLLEGE COMPOSITION I 3
HLED 125 INTRODUCTION TO HEALTH AND WELLNESS COACHING 3 1
HPED 173 BIOMECHANICS OF RESISTANCE TRAINING 3
MTHM 158
QUANTITATIVE REASONING 4
or STATISTICS
3
SDEV 101 COLLEGE 101 6 1
 Hours15
Spring Semester
BIOG 122 ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY II 5 4
CMMC 151 ORAL COMMUNICATION 3
ENGL 162 COLLEGE COMPOSITION II 5 3
Select HLED Elective 1 2-3
HPED 261 EXERCISE PHYSIOLOGY FOUNDATIONS 3 3
SDEV 111 SUCCESS COACHING AND MENTORING I 3
 Hours18-19
Second Year
Fall Semester
HLED 181 NUTRITION AND WEIGHT MANAGEMENT STRATEGIES 2
HPED 272 EXERCISE PHYSIOLOGY II 5 3
HPED 275 KINESIOLOGY 5 3
PEWL 151 STRESS MANAGEMENT 1
PSYH 151 INTRODUCTION TO PSYCHOLOGY 3
SDEV 112 SUCCESS COACHING AND MENTORING II 5 3
 Hours15
Spring Semester
HLED 165 MENTAL HEALTH FIRST AID AND SAFETY 3
HLED 221 HEALTH PROMOTION AND BEHAVIOR CHANGE 3
HLED 225 HEALTH AND WELLNESS COACHING/PROMOTION PRACTICUM 5 1
Select Humanities Elective 2 3
PEFT Elective 1
PEWL Elective 1
SOCY 151G INTRODUCTION TO SOCIOLOGY 3
 Hours15
 Total Hours63-64

Program Contact(s):

Lisa Augustine
440-366-7352
laugusti@lorainccc.edu

For information about admissions, enrollment, transfer, graduation and other general questions, please contact your advising team.

Program Learning Outcomes 

  1. Apply the health coaching structure while working with individuals or groups as it relates to the following competencies: preparation prior to first session; routine follow-up sessions & coaching program termination.
  2. Facilitate the coaching process, coaching relationships/ communication techniques as it relates to the following competencies: client-centered relationship; active listening and presence; trust & rapport; focus and refocus the conversation; assist client to evaluate and integrate health information; goals and implementing action; client awareness; intrinsic motivation; client self-efficacy; improve support; client self-discovery; and increase positive psychological resources.
  3. Identifies evidence-based health promotion, disease prevention and lifestyle medicine recommendations provided by public health groups such as the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and National Institutes of Health (NIH) as it relates to the following competencies: health promotion and disease prevention; chronic disease; health behaviors; social and behavioral risk factors.
  4. Demonstrate ethical treatment and legal professionalism as it relates to the following competencies: professional conduct; currency in the discipline; International Consortium Health Wellness Coaches (ICHWC) Code of Ethics & ICHWC Health & Wellness Coach Scope of Practice; legal; client records are protected & abide by HIPPA.