Courses

The health education degree offers both a thesis and non-thesis option.  Both options include a professional core of 9 credits, a health education content emphasis of 12 credits, and 9 additional credits of course work.  A total of 30 credits are required.

  • Professional Core Courses (9 credits)
    • Research Methods in Health and Physical
      Education (3 cr)
    • Survey of Statistical Methods (3 cr)
    • Critical Perspectives in Health and Physical
      Activity ( 3 cr)
  • Health Education Courses (12 credits)
    • Teaching and Learning: School and Community Health (3 cr)
    • Models and Theories in Health Education (3 cr)
    • Methods of Assessment in School and Community Settings (3 cr)
    • Epidemiological Approaches to Disease Prevention and Control (3 cr)
  • Restricted electives (3 cr)
    • Students choose 3 1-credit seminars from current offerings; topics change yearly
  • Electives (6 cr) 
    • Non-thesis - 6 credits of electives (Note that students who choose a non-thesis option must pass a comprehensive exam to graduate)
    • Thesis - Thesis I  (3 cr) and Thesis II (3 Cr)