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Minor in School Health Education
(21 hours)


This minor is designed to prepare students to teach in public schools. A teaching minor may only be received by students graduating with a teaching major. In order to graduate with this minor, students are required to complete Utah State Office of Education licensing requirements. To view these requirements go to http://education.byu.edu/ess/licensing.html or contact Education Student Services, 350 MCKB, (801) 422-3426.

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  1. Grades below C- in professional education courses or content courses will not be accepted in the teaching major or teaching minor. Teacher candidates must have a cumulative 2.85 GPA in teaching major and teaching minor courses to qualify for student teaching.
  2. Complete the following:
      HLTH 310 : Chronic Diseases: Prevention and Control. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      HLTH 310 : Chronic Diseases: Prevention and Control. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      WHEN TAUGHT:Fall; Winter; Spring; Summer
      DESCRIPTION: Pathogenesis, epidemiology of major chronic diseases, health costs to society, at-risk populations, population-based prevention, and related best-practice interventions.

      Course Outcomes


      HLTH 381 : School Health Education Methods and Curriculum A. (3:2.5:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      HLTH 381 : School Health Education Methods and Curriculum A. (3:2.5:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      WHEN TAUGHT:Fall
      PREREQUISITE: HLTH 276R
      DESCRIPTION: Part A of methods and curriculum preparation; effective implementation of instruction related to substance abuse prevention, safety and injury prevention, and reproductive health for secondary students; unit and lesson planning, assessment of learner performance; practice teaching.

      Course Outcomes


      HLTH 382 : School Health Education Methods and Curriculum B. (3:2.5:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      HLTH 382 : School Health Education Methods and Curriculum B. (3:2.5:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      WHEN TAUGHT:Winter
      PREREQUISITE: HLTH 276R
      DESCRIPTION: Part B of methods and curriculum preparation; effective implementation of instruction related to mental and emotional health, nutrition and fitness, and disease prevention for secondary students; unit and lesson planning, assessment of learner performance; practice teaching.

      Course Outcomes


      HLTH 436 : Sexuality Education in the Curriculum. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      HLTH 436 : Sexuality Education in the Curriculum. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      WHEN TAUGHT:Fall; Spring
      DESCRIPTION: Preparing prospective teachers to teach sexuality education related to health curricula. Maturation, family health issues, parenthood, interpersonal skills, and related pedagogy issues.

      Course Outcomes


      HLTH 460 : Substance Abuse and Addictive Behavior. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      HLTH 460 : Substance Abuse and Addictive Behavior. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      WHEN TAUGHT:Fall; Winter; Spring
      DESCRIPTION: Physiological, psychological, sociological, and legal implications of drug use and addictive behaviors, emphasizing nature, cause, treatment, and prevention.

      Course Outcomes


      NDFS 100 : Essentials of Human Nutrition. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      NDFS 100 : Essentials of Human Nutrition. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      WHEN TAUGHT:Fall; Winter; Spring
      DESCRIPTION: Food-oriented study of nutritional facts and principles as a basis for dietary choices; consequences of choices; scientifically examining controversial topics.

      Course Outcomes


  3. Complete three hours from the following:

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