Minor in Health Education
The minor in health education (reference number 389) requires a minimum of 23 semester hours. This minor provides a basic foundation for students desiring preparation in health promotion and disease prevention. The minor in health education may be used in combination with many majors to enhance a student's career opportunities and as preparation for graduate study in a variety of health disciplines. Completion of the minor along with a teaching certifiable major leads to certification in health education. Three credit hours of electives must be selected from the following courses with approval of the academic advisor: PH 385, PH 456, PH 463, PH 465 or HMD 211. Alternative electives may be approved by advisor.
|Coure Number||Course Title||Credit Hours|
|BIOL 131||Human Anatomy and Physiology||4|
|SFTY 171||Safety and First Aid||1|
|PH 261||Foundations of Health Education||3|
|PH 365||Human Sexuality||3|
|PH 381||Community Health||3|
|PH 461||Comprehensive School Health Program||3|
|PH 467||Drug Abuse Education||3|
Electives: HMD 211, PH 385, PH 456, PH 463, PH 465
|Human Nutrition, Environmental Health, Independent Study in Health and Safety, Consumer Health, Health and Safety in the Elementary School||3|
*Students utilizing the minor in health education for teacher certification must complete SEC 483, Teaching Health, as a required support course.
*All courses in the minor must be completed with a minimum grade of "C."