The Minor in Wellness Studies provides a holistic approach to the study of the human wellness experience and is open to all undergraduate students at Northeastern University. Offering interdisciplinary enrollment, this minor includes foundational Wellness courses as well as a range of interdisciplinary electives that embrace evidence-based science and education vis-a-vis selected domains of wellness. A cross-cultural, lifespan approach to individual and population wellness and wellbeing is offered as an experiential learning initiative.
The Minor in Wellness Studies was developed and is led by the School of Nursing, Bouvé́ College of Health Sciences. Electives are offered through a range of Schools and Colleges across the University in collaboration with the School of Nursing. This interdisciplinary approach to learning facilitates student choice and academic flexibility when tailoring this program of study to suit their personal and professional learning interests, styles and needs.