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2017-2018 Catalog 
2017-2018 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

School Health Teacher Education, B.A./B.S.

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Professors: Peggy Pedersen, Linda Stonecipher
Associate professor: Doris Cancel-Tirado, Siobhan Maty
Assistant professors: Natalie DeWitt, Emily Lilo, Megan Patton-Lopex, Emily Vala-Haynes


To maximize individual and professional development in health and movement science and to promote healthy lifestyles and communities.

Learning Outcomes

  1. Plan effective strategies, interventions and programs based on assessment of individual and community needs.
  2. Implement and evaluate programs.
  3. Coordinate, communicate and advocate for research-based practices.

This major is intended for students seeking initial teacher licensure in health education. Upon completion of school health education major, students apply for admission to the College of Education professional education core.

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Electives: 24 credit hours required (minimum of 20 credits with HE prefix) in consultation with a Health adviser

Total Credits (77)


Students must earn a C- or better in all common core classes. These classes are prerequisites to most courses in the school health education core. See course descriptions for specific prerequisites.

It is recommended that students take BI 102 , BI 234  and BI 235  to fulfill the laboratory science requirement in the LACC.

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