Academic Catalog 2021-2022

Health Education Major

Major Requirements

This major prepares students to be recommended by the Concordia College department of education for Minnesota licensure to teach health in grades 5-12. To be eligible to complete this major, the student must be admitted to the Teacher Education Program.

The requirements for a major in health education are 68 credits:

Health Education Courses
PED 111Wellness1
PED 252Prevention and Care of Sport-Related Injuries 12
HLTH 141Personal and Social Health 14
HLTH 143First Aid and CPR: Emergency Response 12
HLTH 220Introduction to Health Education and Health Promotion2
HLTH 340Comprehensive School Health Programs2
FND 321Nutrition 14
BIOL 101General Biology 14
BIOL 306Human Anatomy and Physiology4
ENVR 103Ecosystems and Human Influence4
SOC 332Society and Human Sexuality4
or SOC 231 Sociology of Families
EDUC 386Health Methods of Teaching (required methods of teaching course)4
Successful completion of the Secondary/K-12 required coursework31
Total Hours68

Students double majoring in physical education and health education are allowed to double count BIOL 101 General Biology, HLTH 141 Personal and Social Health and HLTH 143 First Aid and CPR: Emergency Response, PED 252 Prevention and Care of Sport-Related Injuries, and FND 321 Nutrition.

Degree and Graduation Requirements
In addition to the program-specific requirements listed above, all students must complete the graduation requirements specified for their degree.  See the Degree and Graduation Requirements section for more information.