2020-2021 Undergraduate Academic Catalog 
    Sep 19, 2020  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Academic Catalog

Health Education and Health Promotion

The Bachelor of Science (BS) Health Education and Health Promotion degree program is designed to prepare graduates for careers as health education specialists. The program prepares students with the foundation to design, implement, and evaluate interventions that advance the health of the community through application of evidence-based approaches within a Culture of Health framework. The program design aligns with standards essential for entry-level health educators and positions graduates to pursue the voluntary national certification as Certified Health Education Specialists (CHES) offered through the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc. The degree will prepare students for careers in health education and health promotion in healthcare, government, university, business, community/non-profit, and school settings. A unique feature of the program is its' interdisciplinary focus on education and health promotion with a strong emphasis on teaching and learning best practices.


University Campus Only Course Requirements

University Explorations


MAT-151 College Algebra for University Explorations Math requirement

PSY-161 Introduction to Psychology for University Explorations Human Adventure Requirement

BIO-225/225 Lab Human Anatomy and Physiology I for University Explorations Science Requirement

BIO-226/226 Lab Human Anotomy and Physiology II for University Explorations Science Requirement

PHI-210RS Thinking and Doing Ethics for University Explorations Spiritual Life Requirement



University Explorations (42 credit hours)

General Elective Credits: Complete enough general elective credit hours to fulfill total hours required for degree completion.