PEAK Minors

PEAKS | NSM

Health Education Minor

19-20 credits (Total does not include prerequisite courses)

Course Course Title Credits

MINOR REQUIREMENTS

BIO-102

Biology of Human Disease

4

KIN-201

Introduction to Health

3

KIN-244

Care and Prevention of Injury

3

KIN-317

Drug Use and Abuse

3

PSY-128

Human Sexuality

3

Complete 1 course from the following:

MAT-111

Contemporary Mathematics

3

MAT-125

Data Analysis and Statistics

3

MAT-150

Applied Calculus: A Modeling Approach

4

MAT-212

Advanced Statistical Methods

3

Student Learning Outcomes

  • To develop a philosophy and understanding of the role that Health Education plays within the scope of a community’s needs, beliefs and values.
  • To identify health needs, interests, attitudes, behaviors and principals involved in Health instruction.
  • To demonstrate knowledge of the direct, integrated, correlated and conceptual approaches to humanistic instruction.
  • Understand the concepts, principles and relationships of sexuality, disease, recovery, and death as they relate to exercise, health and behavior of the individual, school or community.
  • Develop positive learning strategies and outcomes that link the individual, school and community to positive health and behavioral changes.
  • To encourage individuals, schools and communities to promote healthy choices and practices.

NOTE: Students seeking Idaho State Department of Education, grades 6-12, must also take these additional courses:

Course Course Title Credits

KIN-102

First Aid and CPR

1

KIN-318

Nutrition

3

KIN-350

Organization & Administration of School Health Program

3

KIN-351

Instructional Methods in Health

3

PSY-370

Health Psychology and Behavioral Medicine

3