Minor in Health Education
The minor in health education is meant to allow students to further explore educational theories and practices specific to health education. Students who complete this minor will be prepared to pass the Certified Health Education Specialist exam, a nationally recognized certification. This minor will not meet the requirements needed for teacher licensure in the state of Virginia as outlined by the Virginia Department of Education. For information regarding licensure, please contact the School of Education's Student Services Center.
The minor in health education requires 18 credits hours, consisting of the following:
|AFAM 310||Black Health Matters: Social Determinants of Health in the African American Community||3|
|TEDU 102||Health Education as a Discipline||3|
|TEDU 202||Health Education Content||3|
|TEDU 403||Teaching Health Education||2|
|TEDU 305||Concepts of Peer Health Education||3|
|TEDU 493||Field Experience I||4|
Students must have a minimum GPA of 2.8 to declare a minor in education and must maintain a minimum GPA of 2.8 throughout the coursework in the minor.