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The Health Education Minor is prepares students to meet state requirements for the middle school endorsement in health education.

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Degree Requirements 

The Health Education Minor is 18 hours; 9 hours must be at the 300 level and grades must be C or better. Students seeking to meet state requirements for the high school endorsement in health education may continue their coursework beyond the minor. To earn a high school endorsement, students must complete 24 hours of coursework. Of these 24 hours, 12 hours must be at the upper division level, grades must be C or better, and the ILTS content-area test (Health #142) must be passed.


HLED 305 Health Ed. for Middle/High School (3 cr)
HLED 304 Org./Admin. of School Health Prog. (3 cr)
HLED 308 Prin. of Individual Health Practices (3 cr)

Students must complete 9 hours of elective credit in at least 2 areas. Students pursuing a high school endorsement in health education must complete 15 hours of elective credit in at least 3 areas.

Personal Health
HLED 107 Health for Effective Living (2 cr)
HLED 309 Nutrition and Health (3 cr)
HLED 303 Sex Education (3 cr)
HLED 345 Drug Education (3 cr)

Family And Interpersonal Relationships
HLED 199 Health/Well. and Emerging Adol (3 cr)
HLED 342 Aging, Dying, and Death (3 cr)

Community Health And Disease Prevention
HLED 103 Community Health (3 cr)
HLED 307 Human Diseases (3 cr)
HLED 312 Current Health Concepts (3 cr)
HLED 316 Health Disparities (3 cr)
GES 307 Environmental Education Seminar (3 cr)

Health Related Skills
HLED 101 First Aid and CPR (3 cr)
HLED 111 Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (3 cr)
HLED 202 Safety Education (3 cr)
HLED 206 Standard First Aid Instructor (3 cr)
HLED 212 Consumer Health Education (3 cr)


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