2019-2020 Catalog

Bachelor of Science in Public Health Education (B.S.P.H.E.)

Required 120 credits (36 credits numbered 300 or above and 30 credits from UND) including:

I. Essential Studies Requirements, 39 credits. The program includes the 39 credits that all students are required to complete in order to meet Essential Studies requirements (see University ES listing).

BIOL 111Concepts of Biology3
or BIOL 150 General Biology I
BIOL 111LConcepts of Biology Laboratory1
or BIOL 150L General Biology I Laboratory
KIN 491Senior Capstone3

II. Health-Related Core Requirements, 15 credits, including:

PHE 101Introduction to Public Health3
PHE 102Epidemiology in Public Health3
PHE 103Introduction to Global Health3
KIN 110First Aid and CPR1
KIN 240Introduction to Wellness2
N&D 240Fundamentals of Nutrition3
Total Credits15

III. One of the following options:

A. Public Health Education (42 credits)

PHE 301Principles and Foundation of Health Education3
PHE 302Community Health3
PHE 303Organization and Administration of Community Health Programs3
PHE 304Health Program Planning, Implementation, and Evaluation3
PHE 305Research Methods in Kinesiology & Public Health Education3
PHE 306Epidemiology and Biostatistics3
PHE 307Methods and Materials of Health Education3
PHE 308Health Policy, Law, and Ethics3
PHE 309Introduction to Human Disease3
PHE 415Public Health Internship12
COMM 345Social Media Strategy3
Total Credits42

Additional requirement for public health education option includes:

          1. A minor OR 24 credits of courses, related to public health education.

B. School Health Education:

Students seeking certification to teach health education must be admitted to the Teacher Education program which requires a minimum of 2.75 GPA, adequate test scores, and at least 30 credits before applying for admission to Teacher Education. Students must also complete the PHE prerequisites and core requirements (listed above) plus additional courses specific to the preparation for teaching in health education, including the following courses:

PSYC 210Human Sexuality3
SOC 335Families in a Changing Society3
KIN 207Prevention, Care and Legal Issues for Injury3
KIN 305Health/Physical Education for Early Childhood and Elementary Education Teachers3
KIN 326Fundamentals of Physical Conditioning3
KIN 355Applied Motor Development3
KIN 402Exercise Physiology3
KIN 402LExercise Physiology Laboratory1
KIN 404Adapted Physical Activity3
PHE 302Community Health3
PHE 304Health Program Planning, Implementation, and Evaluation3
PHE 305Research Methods in Kinesiology & Public Health Education3
PHE 307Methods and Materials of Health Education3
KIN 410Methods and Materials for Teaching Physical and Health Education in the Secondary School3
KIN 410LMethods and Materials for Teaching Physical & Health Education in the Secondary School-Laboratory1
KIN 420Curriculum Development for Physical and Health Education3
T&L 250Introduction to Education3
T&L 252Child Development3
T&L 339Educational Technology2
T&L 433Multicultural Education3
T&L 487Student Teaching16
T&L 488Senior Seminar1

Additional requirements for the teacher education/certification option include:

  1. Admission to the Teacher Education program (see details under the College of Education and Human Development or on the Teacher Education website.) Note that many upper division courses are not open to students until they gain TE admission.

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