Health Education Undergraduate Program
Health education offers a community health specialization within the health education major. Community health specializaion is appropriate for those students planning to conduct health education and health promotion activities in non-classroom settings.
An overall 2.5 grade point average and completion of Health Education 101: Foundations of Human Health are required for admission in the undergraduate health education program. Additional prerequisites include completion of the university core English composition course(s) and Health Care Professions 241 or equivalent anatomy/physiology course.
Psychomotor and verbal skills are required for students enrolled in HED 334 and 434. If questions arise concerning an individual student's ability in these areas, an assessment will be made prior to the end of the first week of the semester to determine whether the individual student possesses the necessary skills to remain in the course. The final decision will be made by the first aid coordinator in the Department of Health Education and Recreation.
A student in the community health education specialization must have a 2.75 grade point average in the major before clearance to do an internship. A grade of C or better is required for all major courses in the undergraduate health education program.
University Core Curriculum Requirements
HED 101 Must be Included in University Core Curriculum
Requirements for Major in Health Education
HED 300, 312, 325, 326, 330, 334, 355, 407, 410, 413s, 414, 488, 490a, 491
Additional Courses to meet Certification Requirements
Health Care Professions 241 or appropriate anatomy and/or physiology course
Health Education or other Electives