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School Health Education Major, B.S. in Ed., Standard Secondary Certificate

B.S. in Education, Standard Secondary Certificate
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Admission Requirements, Retention & Termination Standards

The major in School Health Education leads to certification to teach health education in grades K-12. The student must meet the following requirements:

  1. Prior to declaring the major/minor, the student must have an overall 2.5 GPA, a 2.6 GPA for a minimum of 6 semester credit hours in HSC classes.
  2. Must maintain a 2.7 GPA for all classes on major and minor.
  3. Must have successfully completed, or be concurrently taking, HSC 222 OR HSC 223 OR HSC 224, or FNS 370 before taking HSC 340.
  4. Have a combined GPA of 2.6 for HSC 340 and 346 before student teaching.
  5. Achieve a grade of C (2.0), or better, for each HSC class.

Program Requirements

Required Courses (29 hours)

FNS 370Nutrition

3(3-0)

HSC 106QRHealthy Lifestyles

3(2-1)

HSC 222Sexuality in Health Education

3(3-0)

HSC 223Basic Health Concepts I

3(3-0)

HSC 224Basic Health Concepts II

3(3-0)

HSC 340Curriculum & Planning School Health Programs

3(3-0)

HSC 343Health Education in the Elementary School

2(2-0)

HSC 346Methods in School Health Education

3(3-0)

HSC 413Professional Aspects in School Health

3(2-1)

HSC 536Health Education Assessment

3(3-0)

Electives (1-3 hours)

Select 1-3 hours in consultation with an advisor:

CHM 120Survey of Chemistry

4(4-0)

HSC 205Responding to Emergencies

2(1-2)

HSC 211Human Anatomy and Physiology

3(3-0)

HSC 235Psychoactive Drugs

3(3-0)

HSC 317Community Health

3(3-0)

HSC 352Environmental Health

3(3-0)

HSC 411Pathophysiology

3(3-0)

HSC 503Health Implications of Obesity

3(3-0)

HSC 519Death Education and Suicide Prevention

3(3-0)

HSC 522Consumer Health Education

2(2-0)

HSC 523AIDS Education

1(1-0)

HSC 526Behavioral Health

3(3-0)

HSC 528Smoking and Health Education Workshop

1(Spec)

HSC 529Alcohol Education Workshop

1(1-0)

HSC 530Drug Abuse Workshop

1(Spec)

HSC 532Diversity Issues in the Health Professions

3(3-0)

HSC 534Workshop in Principles of Cardiovascular Health and Disease

1(Spec)

HSC 537Stress Reduction Workshop

1(Spec)

HSC 547Health Risk Identification and Management

3(3-0)

Total: 30-32 semester hours