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  • Curriculum

    Coursework

    Non-thesis Option (43 credits total)

     

    Required Courses: (21 credits)

     

    Course

    Title

    Credits

    HED 703

    Foundations in Health Education

    3

    HED 706

    Research Tools & Processes

    6

    CHE 780

    Community Health Ed. Preceptorship

    8

    HED 798

    Graduate Project in Health Education (maximum 4 credits in program

    4

    CORE AREAS: 6 CREDITS FROM EACH AREA; 18 CREDITS)

    Administration and Program Development

     

    Course

    Title

    Credits

    CHE 566

    Worksite Health Promotion

    1-3

    HED 577

    Grantseeking in Health, Human Services & Education Prof.

    1-3

    P-H 720

    Prog. Assessment, Planning & Evaluation in Health Promotion

    3

    P-H 790

    Public Health Administration & Organization

    3

    ESS 780

    Phil Organ & Admin of Adult Fithess Prog.

    2

    MGT 703

    Organizational Behavior (by special arrangement with the College of Business)

    3


    Health Education Processes and Concepts

     

    Course

    Title

    Credits

    HED 567

    Experiential Learning Strategies in Health Ed.

    2

    CHE 560

    Health Promotion and Preference

    2

    HED 701

    Contemporary Issues in Health Education

    3

    P-H 755

    Epidemiology & Public Health Issues

    3


    Health Content and Skills

     

    Course

    Title

    Credits

    HED 574

    Nutrition Education

    3

    HED 569

    Drugs, Society, and Human Behavior

    3

    HED 509

    Stress Management & Relaxation Skills

    1

    HED 539

    Teaching Stress Mgmt. & Relaxation Skills

    1

    CHE 541

    Human Disease Prevention/Control

    3

    CHE 553

    Cultural Issues in Health Education

    3

    CHE 565

    Health Education Marketing

    1

    HED 572

    Sexual Health Promotion

    3

    HED 573

    Health Aspects of Aging

    3

    HED 586

    Introduction to International Health

    1

    P-H 707

    Environmental Health

    3

    P-H 717

    Emerging Public Health Issues

    3

     

     

     

    Elective Credits: (4 credits)

    Required Courses (35 credits)

    Credit Hours

    HED 701

    Contemporary Issues in Health Education

    3 credits

    HED 703

    Health Education Foundations

    3 credits

    HED 706

    Research Tools and Processes

    6 credits

    P-H 707

    Environmental Health

    3 credits

    P-H 717

    Emerging Public Health Issues

    3 credits

    P-H 720

    Prog. Assessment, Planning & Eval. in Health Promo.

    3 credits

    P-H 755

    Epidemiology and Public Health Issues

    3 credits

    CHE 780

    Community Health Education Preceptorship

    8 credits

    P-H 790

    Public Health Administration and Organization

    3 credits

    In addition to the above required courses, students must select option A (thesis) or option B (Graduate Project).

    OPTION A -THESIS : 44 Total Credits

    HED 799, 4 credits

    Electives, 5 credits

    OPTION B - GRADUATE PROJECT : 45 Total Credits

    HED 798, 3 credits

    Electives, 7 credits

    A maximum of nine credits may be taken outside the Department of Health Education and Health Promotion. A minimum of one-half of the required semester hours must be taken at the 700 level. Graduate credits will not be awarded for any course in which undergraduate credit was received.

    Course Offerings

    Courses numbered 500 through 599 are called "slash courses" and are open to qualifying undergraduates students and graduate students. Those courses numbered 700 and above are open to graduate students only. Students in all the masters programs must have at least one half of their total required semester hours as courses numbered 700 or higher