2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
    Apr 22, 2024  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Health Education Minor

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Program Coordinator/Contact

September Kirby, Program Coordinator
Department of Health and Nutritional Sciences
Wagner Hall 403, Box 2275A

Program Information

A Health Education minor is an interdisciplinary minor offered to any student at South Dakota State University. The minor may be of particular interest for those individuals seeking a health related profession to gain additional content in assessment, planning and implementation of health education programs.  The minor can be obtained by completing a required core and set of courses offered across several disciplines.

Student Learning Outcomes

Graduates with a minor in Health Education will be able to:

  • comprehend concepts related to health promotion to enhance health,
  • analyze the influence of family, peers, culture, media, technology, and other factors on health behaviors,
  • use goal-setting skills to enhance health,
  • practice health-enhancing behaviors and avoid or reduce health risks.

Additional Academic Requirements

A minimum final grade of “C” is required in each course taken in the minor. All students interested in obtaining this minor must obtain written approval from the Coordinator.

Certification and Licensure

To become certified in neighboring states, additional coursework may be required. Please check with the Coordinator for these details.

Course Delivery Format

Instruction for the health education minor occurs through face to face and online course delivery methods.

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