Food Education Night 4The minor in health education is designed to enhance the student’s studies by providing concepts in various health domains along with theories in teaching and learning styles. The program will help students understand the importance of health in their own lives and as well as how to communicate and promote the importance to their clients, patients and employer. The minor does contain an internship, which is developed with the student’s interest and major in mind.

The program consists of four core classes (10 credits) and a minimum of ten elective credits.  The health education minor is open to students of all majors.

Minor in Health Education
Minor in Health Education
Minor Requirements Credits
Total 20
Requirements for Minor in Health Education
Requirements for Minor in Health Education
Course Course Title Credits
EDU 1202 Seminar in Education 2*
EDU 4275 Internship in Education 2*
HED 1200 Nutrition and Healthy Living 4
HED 3100 Contemporary Health Issues 2
Select a minimum of 10 credits from the following list:
EXS 4400 Health Behavior Change 4
HED 2100 Prevention and Substance Abuse 2
HED 2200 Human Sexuality and Relationships 2
HED 3200 Women's Health Issues 4†
HED 3300 Aging & Life Choices 4†
PEC 2130 Healthy Living for the Elementary Child 4
PSY 3610 Health Psychology 4‡
SPN 2141 Spanish for the Medical Professions 4^
Course Descriptions
* These courses should be taken at the end of the course sequence.
† Prerequisite: Junior Status
‡ Prerequisite: PSY 2000
^ Prerequisite: SPN 2130, SPN 2140 or permission of the instructor.

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