Academic Catalog

Community Health Minor

The College of Education offers a minor in Community Health (CH) Education for undergraduate students majoring in other disciplines. The minor provides an excellent opportunity for students to broaden their knowledge of the social and behavioral aspects of health promotion and policy. In addition, the program enhances career prospects and establishes a solid base for pursuing a Master of Education in Health Education. To be eligible to apply for the CH Minor, students must have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.75.

The Community Health Minor consists of six courses, totaling eighteen credit hours. All coursework must be completed in accordance with the academic procedures of the College of Education and the University governing undergraduate scholarship and degrees. All major, minor, and education courses, must be completed with grades of ‘C’ or better and an overall 2.0 grade point average, to meet College graduation requirements.

Required Courses
HE 1010Foundations of Health and Health Promotion3
HE 2320Advancing Policy in Community Health Education 3
HE 4010Foundations of Community Health Program Planning 3
HE 6501Measurement and Evaluation in Community Health Education3
Select at least 2 of the following courses:6
Dynamics of Personal Health
Methods in Teaching Health
Methods and Materials in Community Health Education
Nutrition and Health Education
Reproductive Health Education
Mental Health and Substance Abuse
Health Behavior Change
Introduction to Medical Anthropology
Cross Cultural Study of Gender
Anthropology of Health and Illness
Theories of Communication
Group Communication
Communication and Social Marketing
Health Communication
Gender and Communication
Human Diversity and Human Conflict
Child Psychology
Adolescent Psychology
Quantitative and Qualitative Research, Measurement, and Program Evaluation
Social Science Perspectives on Gender, Sexuality, and Women
Black Women in America
Feminist, Gender, and Queer Theory
The Study of Non-Violence
Workshop in Kinesiology, Health and Sport Studies *
Cultural Foundations of Kinesiology
Senior Research Project *
Sport Psychology
Physical Activity and Exercise Psychology
Management of Organizational Behavior
Nutrition and Health
Human Nutrition
Eating Disorders
Community Nutrition
Transcultural Health Through the Life Cycle
Introduction to Public Health
Social and Behavioral Aspects of Public Health
Introduction to Biostatistics
Special Topics in Public Health
Special Topics in Health Disparities
Directed Study in Public Health
Ethical Issues in Health Care
Research Methods In Psychology
Statistical Methods in Psychology
Psychology and the Workplace
Psychology of Everyday Living
Developmental Psychology
Psychology of Social Behavior
Psychology of Learning and Memory: Fundamental Processes
Motivation, Feeling and Emotion
Psychology of Gender
Introduction to Psychopathology
Human Sexuality
Infant Development
Parent-Child Interaction Across the Lifespan
Psychology of Adult Development and Aging
Methods of Social Research
American Medicine in the Twentieth Century
Learning About Your Community Through Research
Introduction to Medical Sociology
Sociology of Urban Health
Total Credits6

 Must have approval of advisor.

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