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Office of the University Registrar

2005-06 Undergraduate Catalog


College of Health and Human Performance

Health Education

College of Health and Human Performance

The minor in health education is designed to provide a basic understanding of the field of health education and an opportunity to gain background in a variety of health issues related to disease prevention and health promotion. Although the minor alone does not fully satisfy requirements for teacher certification in health, students do have the opportunity to choose courses that will partially satisfy certification requirements.

The minor is open to students of all disciplines classified at the junior and senior levels who achieve and maintain an overall GPA of 2.5 or higher. The minor in health education requires the completion of at least 15 credit hours of HSC course work as specified below. Students should refer to the course descriptions in the undergraduate catalog for any prerequisites for each course.

Required Courses

HSC 2100 Personal and Family Health3
HSC 3032 Foundations of Health Education3
HSC 3531 Health and Medical Terminology3

Choose at least 6 credit hours from the following

HSC 3201 Community and Environmental Health3
HSC 3133 Human Sexuality Education3
HSC 3134 Emotional and Health Counseling3
HSC 3143 Drug Education3
HSC 3574 Nutritional Education for Special Populations3
HSC 4624 Trends in International Health (spring only)3
HSC 4664 Health Communication for Consumers3
HSC 4694 Worksite Health Promotion3
HSC 4950 HIV/AIDS Education (fall only)3