ESS Department

ESS Department
ESS Department

Health & Wellness Certificate

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:
ES 1- Activity Courses (choose 2)
Required Interdisciplinary Courses:
ED 191 Health & Wellness
Required ESS Courses:
ESS 2 Substance Abuse
ESS 3 Nutrition for Health
ESS 4A Life Fitness
ESS 9 Principles of Health Promotion
ESS 131 Sport & Exercise Psychology 
ESS 150 Care and Prevention of Athletic Injuries
Certification Prep Course:
ACE Health Coach Certification Prep Course
(Offered thru UCSB Leisure Review)
ESS 193 Internship in Exercise Science, Physical Education & Sport