Course Checklist

I.          Non-Thesis Option (Thirty-six hours)

 

A.              Health Education Core Courses - 18 hours

 

Term         Grade

 

­­____          ____          HED          5370          Administration of Health Programs

____          ____          HED          6321          Foundations in Health Education

____          ____          HED          6331          Advanced Program Planning and Evaluation

____          ____          HED          6361          Epidemiology in Health Education

____          ____          HSC           6330          Biostatistics for Public Health

or KPED  6316           Data Analysis

____          ____          HSC           6379          Foundations of Research in Health & Applied Sciences                                                      or ASTL 6380 (with permission from Graduate Advisor)

B.               Elective hours (18) are to be selected with the approval of the graduate advisor.  They include nine (9) to twelve (12) hours of electives within the department and six (6) to nine (9) hours in courses from departments outside of Health Sciences.

 

____          ____          HED          5301          Health Education in the Medical Care Setting

____          ____          HED          5302          Health Education in the Worksite

____          ____          HED          5303          Environmental Health Problems

____          ____          HSC           5305          Technology Applications in Health Education

____          ____          HED          5306          Health Literacy

____          ____          HED          5310          Health Concerns of Aging

____          ____          HED          5320          Health Promotion Interventions

____          ____          HED          5343          Health Strategies for Multicultural Populations

____          ____          HED          5365          Field Experience in Health Education

or HED     5665          Field Experience in Health Education

____          ____          HED          6310          Health Education Curriculum and Instruction

____          ____          HED          6311          Health Appraisal of School Children

____          ____          HSC           6335          Grant Writing

____          ____          HED          6345          Drug Education and Prevention

____          ____          HED          6350          Contemporary Health Problems

____          ____          HED          6353          Issues and Research in Sexuality

____          ____          HED          6354          Issues and Research in Women's Health

____          ____          HED          6360          International Health

____          ____          HED          6371          Directed Independent Study

 

If you have a teaching certification, one of the following courses may be chosen with permission of the graduate advisor:

____          ____          HED          5350          Health Education Techniques in the Elementary Schools

____          ____          HED          5351          Health Education Techniques in the Middle Schools

____          ____          HED          5352          Health Education Techniques in the Secondary Schools

 

 

II.        Thesis Option (Thirty-three hours to include thesis)

  1. Health Education Core Courses – 18 hours (same as non-thesis program)
  2. Thesis Research in Health Education - 6 hours

____          ____          HSC           6380          Thesis Research I

____          ____          HSC           6390          Thesis Research II

  1. Electives (9 hours from the elective courses shown above) selected with the approval of the graduate advisor

 

 

A maximum of 9 hours will then be taken from other departments of the UCA campus with approval of the graduate advisor. Students may transfer 12 credit-hours into the program (no older than 6 years on the day the student graduates from UCA).

 

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