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  (36 hours)

I.            Required Courses  (27 hours)

HED      3300      H.E. Methods and Materials

HED      3301      Theoretical Bases of Health Education

HED      3320      Epidemiological Research

HED      4300      Community Health Problems

HED      4320      Health Promotion Intervention

HED      4331      Program Planning and Eval.

HED      4370      Admin. of the Health Program

HED      4600      Health Education Internship

II.           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      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

III.         Related Required Courses (11 hours)

BIO       2405      Human Anatomy and Physiology

BIO       2411      Microbiology in Human Affairs

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

IV.         Related Suggested Courses (The department recommends the following courses for electives.  Other courses should also be considered.)

FACS    1300      Nutrition in the Life Cycle

SOC      1325      Social Problems

PSCI      3360      Public Administration

SOC      3381      Death and Dying

ACCT    4325      Legal Environ. for Health Care Admin.

SOC      4334      Medical Sociology

MKTG   4360      Health Care Marketing

MKTG   4361      Advanced Health Care Marketing