Young people are bombarded with messages concerning their health. Should they smoke? Use alcohol or illegal drugs? Become sexually active? Young women especially are faced with challenges concerning their bodies and diet, young men by invitations to take risks. That’s why health education is a requirement in many K-12 schools.
As a health education major, you'll learn how to teach young people about attitudes, motivation, and practices related to health issues and messages -- and how to guide them through this maze of difficult decisions.