Community Health Minor

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    Help People Make Healthy Choices

    Completion of the Minor in Community Health will prepare students who wish to work with agencies that communicate and advocate for health and education services.

    This minor would be of interest to sociology, human development and family science, food and nutrition, and allied health majors who are interested in working with targeted populations on making healthy behavior changes through planned instruction. 

    The Application for the Community Health Minor should be submitted to the department office for Kinesiology, Health, and Sport Science.

    Number of Credits: 18

    Required Courses: 9 credits

    KHSS 325 School and Community Health - 3 credits

    KHSS 417 Contemporary Issues in School and Community Health - 3 credits 

    KHSS 420 Health Education and Promotion at the Workplace - 3 credits

    Elective Courses: 9 credits 

    Students can select three courses from the following:

    FDNT 212 Nutrition - 3 credits

    FDNT 402 Community Nutrition - 3 credits 

    HRIM 343 Fund-Raising for Special Events - 3 credits

    KHSS 341 Evaluations in HPE - 3 credits 

    KHSS 350 Health Aspects of Aging - 3 credits 

    KHSS 450 Curriculum and Programming in Sexuality Education - 3 credits 

    SOC 231 Contemporary Social Issues - 3 credits

    SOC 333 Delinquency and Youth - 3 credits

    SOC 336 Sociology of the Family - 3 credits 

    *Students can only select two elective courses with the same prefix.