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Health Education

Health Education Minor

Recommendation for certification to teach health education for grades PK-9 requires 29 semester hours. 30 semester hours for teaching grades 9-12 and 32 semester hours for grades PK-12. The additional classes needed for certification are HED 4320, HED 4390, and health electives. Elementary Education Majors (grades 1-6) may use this as an area of concentration. See Director of Clinical Services and Certification for current requirements

HED 1100 Personal Health 3
HED 1350 Responding to Emergencies 3
HED 3360 Methods in Secondary School Health 2
HED 4300 Nutrition & Human Performance 3
HED 1200 Applied Nutrition for Health Living 3
HED 4310 Drugs & Youth 3
PE 1800 Functional Anatomy 3
PE 2850* Foundations of Exercise Physiology 3
PSY 4230 Psychology of Adolescence 3


*Biology majors may substitute BIOL 3401 for PE 2850.