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Health Education Minor

Health, Physical Education & Recreation
College of Education and Human Service Professions
  • Program Type: Undergraduate minor related to major
  • Requirements for this program are current for Spring 2013
  • Required credits in this minor: 27 to 28
Students with other majors who have a strong interest in health education and promotion may choose to complete the minor in health education with focus on health promotion. The coursework covers health content and health education/promotion program planning that would be applicable to various employment settings.
Program Delivery
This program is available:
  • via classroom (the majority of instruction is face-to-face)
Admission Requirements
A GPA above 2.0 is preferred for the following:
  • 2.50 already admitted to the degree-granting college
  • 2.50 transferring from another University of Minnesota college
  • 2.50 transferring from outside the University
Students already enrolled as majors in CEHSP will be given priority for admission to the health education - health promotion minor. Enrollment for the minor will be determined twice a year - October 1 for spring semester and March 1 for fall semester. Contact the HPER department for more details.
For information about University of Minnesota admission requirements, visit the Office of Admissions website.
Minor Requirements
Lower Division (10 cr)
HLTH 1100 - Health and Wellness Strategies for Life [LE CAT8, SUSTAIN] (3.0 cr)
HLTH 1470 - Human Nutrition [LE CAT5, NAT SCI] (3.0 cr)
PSY 2021 - Developmental Psychology [LE CAT6, LECD CAT06, SOC SCI, CDIVERSITY] (4.0 cr)
Upper Division (17-18 cr)
Apply for admission to the upper division after completing the lower division courses, earning 60 credits, and having 2.50 GPA.
HLTH 3301 - Foundations of Health Education and Promotion (3.0 cr)
HLTH 3303 - Health Education and Promotion Program (3.0 cr)
HLTH 3307 - Conducting and Managing Worksite Health Promotion Programs (3.0 cr)
HLTH 3400 - Facilitating Healthy Lifestyle Change (3.0 cr)
Approved Electives
Other 3xxx courses with permission from program coordinator.
Take 5 - 6 credit(s) from the following:
· ESAT 3210 - Exercise Adherence (3.0 cr)
· ESAT 3432 - Exercise Leadership (3.0 cr)
· HLTH 3101 - Community Health (3.0 cr)
· HLTH 3115 - Consumer Health Education (3.0 cr)
· HLTH 3116 - Principles of Epidemiology and Human Disease (3.0 cr)
· HLTH 3117 - Principles of Sex Education (3.0 cr)
· HLTH 3118 - Women's Health Issues (3.0 cr)
· HLTH 3500 - Environmental Health (3.0 cr)
· HPER 3100 - Risk Management (2.0 cr)
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