Health Minor

This minor is designed for individuals interested in health promotion and/or teaching health/wellness. Individuals who want to be endorsed to teach Health in grades 6-12 or who seek careers in health-enhancing behaviors in schools, hospitals, insurance companies, college wellness programs, health clubs, fitness clubs, corporate worksite health promotion, health spas, physicians offices, physical therapy and public health services will gain knowledge and experience in practical skills focused on health and wellness through positive behavior change.  Students majoring in Nursing, Teacher Education, Social Work and Psychology may be interested in this minor.  To qualify for a State of Idaho teaching endorsement in Health 6-12, individuals must seek this minor in conjunction with the Teacher Education program.

Program Requirements

HLTH-245DEATH AND DYING1.00
HLTH-246HUMAN SEXUALITY1.00
HLTH-247STRESS MANAGEMENT1.00
HLTH-248BEHAVIOR CHANGE1.00
HLTH-253NUTRITION3.00
HLTH-272FITNESS AND WELLNESS3.00
HLTH-342COMMUNITY HEALTH3.00
HLTH-354ADDICTION AND PERFORMANCE2.00
Methods & Program Planning Course
Select one of the following Emphasis5.00-6.00
Teacher Education Emphasis: 1
TEACHING METHODS IN THE CONTENT AREA 3
ELEMENTARY HEALTH SCIENCE/METHODS 2
Health Professions Emphasis:
INTERNSHIP IN HEALTH
Select one of the following:
HEALTH PROMOTION
WELLNESS COACHING
TESTS AND MEASUREMENTS IN PHYSICAL EDUCATION
Total Credits20.00-21.00