Bachelor of Science in Health Education

Health Educators are . . .

people working with people.  They work in community settings such as . . .

  • Health Maintenance Organizations
  • Hospitals
  • Public and Private Clinics
  • Voluntary Health Agencies
  • Health Departments
  • Secondary Schools
  • Business and Industry

Their work is based on scientific principle and they facilitate learning and behavioral change which helps people improve the quality of their lives.

See also Minor in Health Education

Required Courses for Bachelor of Science Degree in Health Education

Health Education  (53 hours)

I.            Required Courses  (27 hours)

HED      3300      H.E. Methods and Materials

HED      3301      Health Education Profession

HED      3320      Epidemiological Research

HED      4300      Community Health Problems

HED      4320      Health Communication and Advocacy

HED      4331      Program Planning and Eval.

HED      4370      Admin. of the Health Program

HED      4600      Health Education Internship

II.           Required Content Courses (6 hrs.)

HED      1320      Essentials of Health and Wellness

HED      3325      Disease Management for Health Promotion

III.           Elective Courses (9 hrs. minimum to be selected from the following and approved by  the major advisor)

HED      2201      First Aid

HED      2320      Mental Health

HED      3305      Human Sexuality

HED      3315      Theory & Practice of Prevention

HED      3325      Disease Management

HED      4301      H.Ed. in the Medical Care Setting

HED      4302      H.Ed. in the Worksite

HED      4303      Environmental Health Problems

HED      4312      Drug Education

HED      4343      Health Strat. in Multicultural Populations

HED      4398      Health Coaching I

HED      4399      Health Coaching II

IV.         Related Required Courses (11 hours)

BIO       2405      Human Anatomy and Physiology

BIO       2411      Microbiology in Human Affairs

____      ____      Statistics (3 hrs: Psy., Soc., or Math)