Minor in health

21 credit hours

  • Choose one physiology class:4
    • Biol 130, Organismal Biology
    • Biol 203, Human Anatomy & Physiology I
  • Chem 220, Human Nutrition (Chem prerequisite) 3
  • Kin 102, First Aid and CPR 1
  • Kin 103, Basic Athletic Training 2
  • *Kin 360, Teaching Health Concepts 3
  • *Kin 415, School and Community Health 3
  • *Kin 420, Health Practicum 2
  • Soc 260, Human Sexuality 3

*Offered every other year

Student learning outcomes

Graduates with a health minor will:

  1. Describe and apply basic principles of fitness, health, human anatomy and physiology.
  2. Demonstrate knowledge and competencies in first aid, CPR, and athletic training.
  3. Demonstrate a basic understanding of public health, including community health organizations, health literacy, risk behaviors, disease, drug use, mental health issues, and nutrition.
  4. Demonstrate the ability to promote and teach health concepts.
  5. Demonstrate professional ethical leadership behavior and skills: attire, communication, relationships, responsibility, initiative, and the ability to empower others.

Advising notes

Chemistry prerequisite required for both Biol 203 and Chem 220. Recommended elective courses: Kin 400, Exercise Prescription and Psyc 200, Social Psychology.