2020-2021 Undergraduate Academic Catalog 
    May 08, 2021  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Academic Catalog

Health Education and Health Promotion

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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

Complete the following University Explorations courses for the requirements noted in parenthesis

MAT 151 - College Algebra  (University Explorations Math requirement)

PSY 161 - Introduction to Psychology   (University Explorations Human Adventure Requirement)

BIO 225 - Human Anatomy and Physiology I and Lab   (University Explorations Science Requirement)

BIO 226 - Human Anatomy and Physiology II and Lab   (University Explorations Science Requirement)

PHI 210RS - Thinking and Doing Ethics  (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.

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