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Middle/Secondary with Concentration in Health Education (grades 8-12)

This program was approved for students entering the university in the Fall 2008 - Summer 2009 catalog year. For more information about catalog year, go to Catalog Year Information.

Bachelor of Science in Middle and Secondary Education with Concentration in Health Education — Leading to Certification in Grades P-12

 

Major: MISE

Concentration: Health Education

Degree: BS

Department: EDTL

Unit: College of Education and Human Development (ED)

Teacher Education Admission Requirements: A minimum of 45 semester hours; 2.75 or higher overall recommended GPA; 3.0 or higher GPA in EDTP 107 and 201; 21 or higher ACT Composite Score recommended, “C” or better in English 102, “C” or better in Oral Communication course. Other requirements as outlined in Application Packet.

General Education

Type

Hours
General Education 34
 

 The following are recommended courses to fulfill General Education Requirements:

 
 

COM 115 Interpersonal Communication (OC)

PAS 227 Survey of American Diversity (SBCD1)

 

3

3

 OR SOC 210 Race in the U.S. (SBCD1)  

Pre-Professional Courses

Type

Hours

EDTP 101, Academic Orientation

EDTP 201, The Teaching Profession (SB)

3

EDTP 107 Human Growth and Development

3

Note: You must be admitted to teacher education before enrolling in core professional courses.

Core Professional Courses

Type

Hours

EDTP 301 General Methods

3

EDTP 328 Building Learning Communities

3

EDTP 330 Building Learning Communities Field Experience

1

EDTP 345 Special Populations in Schools

3

EDTP 346 Special Populations in Schools Field Experience

1

EDTP 355 Assessment and Research

3

EDTP 407 Special Methods in MISE School Teaching

3

EDTP 408 MISE Content Methods Field Experience

EDTP 420 Reading and Writing Across the Curriculum

EDTP 506 Public Schools in America

3

Total  24

Mid-Point Assessment: Prior to Middle/Secondary Student Teaching Satisfactory dispositions assessment; Satisfactory mid-point portfolio review; Positive recommendation from Middle/Secondary Program Committee; Completion of required Core courses with a "C" or better.

Type

Hours
EDTP 419 Secondary Student Teaching  12 
EDTP 477 Capstone Seminar 3

Concentration in Health Education

Type

Hours
HSS 180 First Aid and Safety Education
HSS 200 Exploring Health Ed and Prevention Science
HSS 202 Human Anatomy and Physiology
HSS 302 Nutrition in Healthy Living 3
HSS 310 Health Lifestyles II
HSS 384 Program Planning in Health Education
HSS 385 Methods in Health Education
HSS 455 Current Trends and Studies in HSS
HSS 463 Sexuality Education
HSS 492 Cooperative Internship  1
HSS 562 Alcohol and Drug Education 
Total 31
 
Related and Supporting Courses (minimum 15 credit hours)
 

Type

Hours
HSS 184 Healthy Lifestyles I
HSS Electives (approved by advisor) 12 
Minimum Total  123 
 
 

Degree Assessment

Satisfactory dispositions assessment; "B-" or better in Student Teaching; 2.75 overall GPA; satisfactory portfolio; 2.50 GPA in Concentration courses.

Certification Assessment

Passing scores on required PRAXIS exams.

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