College of Health and Human Services2015-2016

Department of Health Sciences

Health Education, Minor

As the demand for health knowledge increasingly permeates society, this minor prepares students to plan and evaluate health programs or design and teach health education in K-12 school settings. The plan builds awareness of the many connections between life habits and lifestyle and the health of our society.

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What Can I Do with a Minor in Health Education?

The minor in health education provides a general preparation in basic health knowledge and processes. Select the concentration in health promotion for preparation in program planning and evaluation or the concentration in school health education for basic content and methods for teaching health in K-12 schools.


University Requirements

  • A minor is earned in conjunction with a bachelor's degree.

    To receive a minor (18 to 24 units) at Northern Arizona University, you must complete a planned group of courses from one or more subject matter areas with a cumulative grade point average of at least 2.0. At least 12 units of the minor must be unique to that minor and not applied to any other minor.

Overview

In addition to University Requirements:

  • Complete individual plan requirements.

Please note that you may be able to use some courses to meet more than one requirement. Contact your advisor for details.

Minimum Units for Completion 24
Major GPA C

Details

Minor Requirements
  • Take the following 24 units with a Grade of "C" or better in each course:

    Health Education Concentration Requirements (Select One):

    If additional units are needed, select from the following courses to complete a minimum of 24 hours for the Health Education minor:
  • Be aware that some courses may have prerequisites that you must also take. For prerequisite information click on the course or see your advisor.
     

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