Undergraduate Catalog 2023-2024

Health Education, Minor (389)

Program Requirements (23 hours)

The minor in health education 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 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. 

BIOL 131Human Anatomy and Physiology4
SFTY 171Safety and First Aid1
PH 261Foundations of Public Health Education3
PH 365Human Sexuality3
PH 381Public and Community Health3
PH 461Comprehensive School Health Program3
PH 467Drug Abuse Education3
Select one of the following (with approval of the academic advisor):3
Environmental Health
Independent Study in Health and Safety
Consumer Health
Health and Safety in the Elementary School
Human Nutrition
Total Hours23

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."