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The College of Idaho has an outstanding reputation for preparing students for successful careers in the health professions.

This program will challenge you to:

  • Live a healthy, active lifestyle.
  • Provide a strong foundation in nutrition as well as human anatomy and physiology.
  • Prepare for graduate study or career opportunities in the health sciences.
  • Learn lifelong skills in lab and activity courses offered through the department.
Humanities & Fine Arts Social Sciences & History Natural Sciences & Mathematics Professional Studies & Enhancements
Health Promotion Minor

Peaks this program fulfills

  • Natural Sciences & Mathematics

Courses and Requirements

View this degree in the course catalog

19 credits (Total does not include prerequisite courses)

Minor Requirements

Course ID Course Name Number of Credits
BIO-102Biology of Human Disease3 credits
BIO-102LBiology of Human Disease Lab1 credits
HHP-106Introduction to Human Anatomy and Physiology3 credits
HHP-106LIntroduction to Human Anatomy and Physiology Laboratory1 credits
HHP-203Human Health and Wellness3 credits
MAT-125Data Analysis and Statistics3 credits
MAT-212Multiple Regression Analysis3 credits
HHP-351Instructional Methods in Health3 credits
PSY-370Health Psychology and Behavioral Medicine3 credits
HHP-317Drug Use and Abuse3 credits

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

Course ID Course Name Number of Credits
HHP-318Applied Nutrition3 credits
HHP-328Elementy Curriculum Planning in Health And P E2 credits
HHP-329Secondary Curriculum Planning in P E2 credits
HHP-350Organization and Administration SchoolHealth Programs3 credits
PSY-128Gender and Sexuality3 credits

Please note, this minor alone will not fulfill the requirements to teach in the state of Idaho. Students wishing to pursue teaching licensure should contact the College of Idaho Education Department.

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