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Public Health B.A.Sc.

D Applied Human Sciences
College of Education and Human Service Professions
  • Program Type: Baccalaureate
  • Requirements for this program are current for Spring 2019
  • Required credits to graduate with this degree: 120
  • Required credits within the major: 102 to 115
  • Degree: Bachelor of Applied Science
The bachelor of applied science (B.A.Sc.) in public health prepares graduates for careers in public health departments, government health agencies, voluntary health organizations, hospitals, corporate worksites, universities, and K-12 schools. Upper division students select an area of concentration in either Community Health Education/Promotion or School Health Education. Students will develop a range of skills that include planning, implementing, administering, and evaluating evidence-based health interventions that promote health and prevent disease.
Program Delivery
This program is available:
  • via classroom (the majority of instruction is face-to-face)
Admission Requirements
Students must complete 45 credits before admission to the program.
Freshman and transfer students are usually admitted to pre-major status before admission to this major.
A GPA above 2.0 is preferred for the following:
  • 2.50 already admitted to the degree-granting college
  • 2.50 transferring from another University of Minnesota college
  • 2.50 transferring from outside the University
Students are admitted to the program as pre-majors and must select a concentration. Community health education/promotion concentration students are admitted to upper division after completion of 45 credits, including HLTH 1100. School health education concentration students must apply to the Secondary Teacher Education Program (STEP) after completing 45 credits. Public health advisors assist students in course selection and application completion. Students entering the Secondary (5-12) & K-12 licensure programs are bound by the policies in effect at the time of application; admission is based on criteria established by the Dept. of Educ, consistent with MN policies as established by the MN Professional Educator Licensing and Standards Board (PELSB). Students must meet the admission requirements to the blocks. They can be found online at: https://z.umn.edu/stepapplication.
For information about University of Minnesota admission requirements, visit the Office of Admissions website.
Required prerequisites
Introductory Course (1 cr)
This course will be waived for transfer students with 24 credits taken post high school or students who change to CEHSP from a collegiate unit where it is not required. Register course for one credit.
UST 1000 - UMD Seminar (1.0-2.0 cr)
General Requirements
The Board of Regents, on recommendation of the faculty, grants degrees from the University of Minnesota. Requirements for an undergraduate degree from University of Minnesota Duluth include the following:
  1. Students must meet all course and credit requirements of the departments and colleges or schools in which they are enrolled including an advanced writing course. Students seeking two degrees must fulfill the requirements of both degrees. However, two degrees cannot be awarded for the same major.
  2. Students must complete all requirements of the Liberal Education Program.
  3. Students must complete a minimum of 120 semester credits.
  4. At least 30 of the last 60 degree credits earned immediately before graduation must be awarded by UMD.
  5. Students must complete at least half of their courses at the 3xxx-level and higher at UMD. Study-abroad credits earned through courses taught by UM faculty and at institutions with which UMD has international exchange programs may be used to fulfill this requirement.
  6. If a minor is required, students must take at least three upper division credits in their minor field from UMD.
  7. The minimum cumulative UM GPA required for graduation will be 2.00 and will include only University of Minnesota coursework. A minimum UM GPA of 2.00 is required in each UMD undergraduate major and minor. No academic unit may impose higher grade point standards to graduate.
  8. Diploma, transcripts, and certification will be withheld until all financial obligations to the University have been met.
Program Requirements
1. Selection of either community health education/promotion or school health education concentration/subplan. 2. Students majoring in public health are expected to maintain a 2.00 GPA overall and in the major (including transfer work). Students with school health education concentration must make no grade lower than C- in all courses required in the major. 3. At least 20 credits of HLTH 3xxx or higher applioed to the BASc must be taken from UMD. 4. Compliance with general regulations governing granting of degrees. Students are required to review their degree status in the CEHSP Advising & Academic Services Office early in their senior year. 5. Students are expected to: a) make satisfactory academic progress each semester; b) demonstrate acceptable professional performance in applied learning settings (e.g. laboratory, field experience, clinical experiences); and c) obtain an approved background check before being placed in clinical, field, intern, or student teaching experience.
Program Sub-plans
Students are required to complete one of the following sub-plans.
Community Health Education/Promotion
This concentration address the Seven Areas of Responsibility for Health Education Specialist (NCHEC, 2015): Area 1: Assess Needs, Resources and Capacity for Health Education/Promotion; Area 2: Plan Health Education/Promotion; Area 3: Implement Health Education/Promotion; Area 4: Conduct Evaluation and Research Related to Health Education/Promotion ; Area 5: Administer and Manage Health Education/Promotion; Area 6: Serve as a Health Education/Promotion Resource Person; Area 7: Communicate, Promote, and Advocate for Health, Health Education/Promotion, and the Profession. Students completing this concentration are prepared to take the national Certified Health Education Specialist exam. Exit Standards: Community Health Education/Promotion concentration students must maintain 2.0 or better GPA and pass all required courses for the major. The internship experience, which is typically completed during the senior year, provides students the opportunity for real-world hands-on experience with people and situations they may encounter as a beginning public health professional.
Students who declare this concentration will be considered pre-majors until they have completed 45 credits, including HLTH 1100 with a 2.5 or better cumulative GPA (including transfer work). When students have met this requirement, they must request admission to upper division/degree candidacy.
Required Lower Division Courses (19 - 20 cr)
HLTH 1100 - Health and Wellness Strategies for Life [LE CAT8, SUSTAIN] (3.0 cr)
HLTH 1470 - Human Nutrition [LE CAT5, NAT SCI] (3.0 cr)
HLTH 1700 - First Responder (3.0 cr)
HLTH 2030 - Applied Human Anatomy (4.0 cr)
HLTH 2040 - Human Physiology (4.0 cr)
Terminology
HLTH 1104 - Health Science Terminology (3.0 cr)
or PHAR 1002 - Medical Terminology (2.0 cr)
Required Courses From Other Programs (20 - 24 cr)
Biology
BIOL 1001 - Biology and Society [LE CAT4, NAT SCI, SUSTAIN] (4.0 cr)
or BIOL 1011 - General Biology I [LE CAT4, NAT SCI] (5.0 cr)
Chemistry
CHEM 1104 is recommended for students seeking graduate education.
CHEM 1103 - Aspects of Chemistry [LE CAT5, NAT SCI, SUSTAIN] (3.0 cr)
or CHEM 1113 - Introduction to General, Organic, and Biological Chemistry I [LE CAT4, NAT SCI] (5.0 cr)
or CHEM 1153 - General Chemistry I [LE CAT5, NAT SCI] (4.0 cr)
CHEM 1154 - General Chemistry Lab I [LE CAT4, NAT SCI] (1.0 cr)
Communication
COMM 1112 - Public Speaking [LE CAT3, COMM & LAN] (3.0 cr)
or COMM 1222 - Interpersonal Communication [LE CAT3, LECD CAT03, COMM & LAN] (3.0 cr)
Psychology
PSY 2021 - Developmental Psychology [LE CAT6, LECD CAT06, SOC SCI, CDIVERSITY] (4.0 cr)
Statistics
If a STAT prefix course is not taken, a LE LOGIC is still required.
STAT 1411 - Introduction to Statistics [LE CAT2, LOGIC & QR] (3.0 cr)
or STAT 2411 - Statistical Methods [LE CAT2, LOGIC & QR] (3.0 cr)
or PSY 2020 - Introduction to Statistics and Research Methods (3.0 cr)
or PSY 3020 - Statistical Methods (4.0 cr)
Writing
WRIT 31xx Adv Writing (3.0 cr)
Upper Division Major Courses (18 - 19 cr)
HLTH 3000 - Program Administration in Public Health (3.0 cr)
HLTH 3115 - Consumer Health Education (3.0 cr)
HLTH 3301 - Foundations of Public Health (3.0 cr)
HLTH 3500 - Environmental Health (3.0 cr)
HLTH 3116 - Principles of Epidemiology and Human Disease (3.0 cr)
or PHAR 3501 - Introduction to Epidemiology (3.0 cr)
HLTH 3200 - Research and Evaluation in Health Science (3.0 cr)
or PSY 3020 - Statistical Methods (4.0 cr)
Community Health Education/Promotion Concentration Courses (30 - 36 cr)
A minimum of 9 credits of HLTH 4996 is required. Students can complete a maximum of 15 internship credits.
HLTH 3101 - Community Health (3.0 cr)
HLTH 3300 - Public Health Communication (4.0 cr)
HLTH 3303 - Planning Community Health Interventions (3.0 cr)
HLTH 3305 - Community Health Methods (4.0 cr)
HLTH 3400 - Facilitating Healthy Lifestyle Change (3.0 cr)
HLTH 4000 - The Health Education Specialist: Skills and Application (4.0 cr)
HLTH 4996 - Internship in Health Education (1.0-15.0 cr)
Health Content/Skills Requirement (8 - 9 cr)
Take 3 or more course(s) totaling 8 - 9 credit(s) from the following:
· HLTH 3118 - Women's Health Issues (3.0 cr)
· HLTH 3202 - Drug Education (2.0 cr)
· HLTH 3307 - Conducting and Managing Worksite Health Promotion Programs (3.0 cr)
· HLTH 3341 - Encountering Death and Grief: A Cross-Cultural Journey [CDIVERSITY] (3.0 cr)
· HLTH 4100 - Historical Perspectives of Community Health Through Culture & Art in Italy [GLOBAL PER] (3.0 cr)
· HLTH 3117 - Principles of Sex Education (3.0 cr)
or PSY 3215 - Topics in Human Sexuality (3.0 cr)
Elective Requirement (6 cr)
Not required for students with a minor. Choose 3xxx or 4xxx courses in Public Health, HPER, Coaching, Communication, Exercise Science, Environmental & Outdoor Education, Environmental Studies, Health Care Management, Pharmacy, Psychology, Sociology, Social Work, or Women's Studies. The student's Public Health adviser may approve courses from other degree programs.
School Health Education
Students entering the Secondary (5-12) & K-12 licensure programs are bound by the policies in effect at the time of application; admission is based on criteria established by the Dept. of Educ, consistent with MN policies as established by the MN Professional Educator Licensing and Standards Board (PELSB). Students must meet the admission requirements to the blocks. They can be found online at: https://z.umn.edu/stepapplication.
1. Personal Liability Insurance: All student teachers are required to have professional liability insurance. Application forms are available in the Office of Field Experiences, Department of Education, 150 EduE. 2. Exit Standards: Candidate proficiency is assessed throughout the teacher preparation courses by University faculty, University supervisors, and the cooperating teachers in all field experiences. The field experience assessment forms include knowledge, skills, and dispositions that are aligned to institutional, state, and national standards for all field experiences. 3. Candidates must complete a semester of full-time student teaching in a public school setting at the middle or secondary level. Double majors (e.g., Physical Education and School Health Education) are required to student teach in both content areas. The final standards-based portfolio is due at the end of student teaching. Candidates must pass all required licensure tests before they can be recommended for teacher licensure in Minnesota.
Required Lower Division Courses (20 cr)
HLTH 1100 - Health and Wellness Strategies for Life [LE CAT8, SUSTAIN] (3.0 cr)
HLTH 1104 - Health Science Terminology (3.0 cr)
HLTH 1470 - Human Nutrition [LE CAT5, NAT SCI] (3.0 cr)
HLTH 1700 - First Responder (3.0 cr)
HLTH 2030 - Applied Human Anatomy (4.0 cr)
HLTH 2040 - Human Physiology (4.0 cr)
Required Courses from Other Programs (17 - 20 cr)
Biology
BIOL 1001 - Biology and Society [LE CAT4, NAT SCI, SUSTAIN] (4.0 cr)
or BIOL 1011 - General Biology I [LE CAT4, NAT SCI] (5.0 cr)
Chemistry
CHEM 1104 is optional
CHEM 1103 - Aspects of Chemistry [LE CAT5, NAT SCI, SUSTAIN] (3.0 cr)
or CHEM 1113 - Introduction to General, Organic, and Biological Chemistry I [LE CAT4, NAT SCI] (5.0 cr)
or CHEM 1153 - General Chemistry I [LE CAT5, NAT SCI] (4.0 cr)
CHEM 1154 - General Chemistry Lab I [LE CAT4, NAT SCI] (1.0 cr)
Communication
COMM 1112 - Public Speaking [LE CAT3, COMM & LAN] (3.0 cr)
or COMM 1222 - Interpersonal Communication [LE CAT3, LECD CAT03, COMM & LAN] (3.0 cr)
Psychology
PSY 2021 - Developmental Psychology [LE CAT6, LECD CAT06, SOC SCI, CDIVERSITY] (4.0 cr)
Writing
WRIT 31xx Adv Writing (3.0 cr)
Upper Division Major Courses (20 cr)
Any other courses not aligned with standard need an APAS exception on file for school health concentration.
HLTH 3000 - Program Administration in Public Health (3.0 cr)
HLTH 3101 - Community Health (3.0 cr)
HLTH 3117 - Principles of Sex Education (3.0 cr)
HLTH 3200 - Research and Evaluation in Health Science (3.0 cr)
HLTH 3202 - Drug Education (2.0 cr)
HLTH 3301 - Foundations of Public Health (3.0 cr)
HLTH 3115 - Consumer Health Education (3.0 cr)
or HLTH 3118 - Women's Health Issues (3.0 cr)
School Health Concentration (45 cr)
EDUC 1101 - Education in Modern Society [LE CAT7, HUMANITIES] (3.0 cr)
EDUC 3412 - The Computer in Education (4.0 cr)
HLTH 3302 - School Health Education Methods and Materials (3.0 cr)
Block I (12 cr)
All courses must be taken concurrently. Application for admission to the blocks must be submitted by the 6th Friday of the semester. Applications are available from the Department of Education website.
EDSE 4100 - Teaching in a Diverse Society (3.0 cr)
EDSE 4204 - Designing Learning Environments and Lessons (3.0 cr)
EDSE 4501 - Adolescent/Adult Development and Learning Theory (3.0 cr)
SPED 3415 - Special Education in the Secondary School (3.0 cr)
Block II (10 cr)
All courses must be taken concurrently. Application for student teaching must be made by the 4th Friday of the semester before student teaching. Applications are available from the Department of Education website.
EDUC 4381 - Teaching Indigenous Students (3.0 cr)
EDSE 3206 - Apprenticeship: Secondary School (2.0 cr)
EDSE 4214 - Teaching Content-Area Reading (2.0 cr)
EDSE 4525 - Assessment for Secondary Education (3.0 cr)
Block III (13 cr)
All courses must be taken concurrently. Registration for student teaching in the senior year requires grades of C- or better in all courses in teaching major(s) and minor; graded completion of all education block courses; completion of at least 85% of teaching major courses. Students must have personal liability insurance while they are working in field placement settings. EDSE 4600 (register for 12 cr). EDUC 4990 must be taken concurrently with EDSE 4600.
EDSE 4600 - Student Teaching (3.0-12.0 cr)
EDUC 4500 - Professional Issues and Ethics (1.0 cr)
EDUC 4990 - Education Teacher Performance Assessment (0.0 cr)
 
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UST 1000 - UMD Seminar
Credits: 1.0 -2.0 [max 2.0]
Course Equivalencies: 02403 - EHS 1000/UST 1000
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Facilitates the successful transition into college learning and student life at UMD. Credit will not be granted if already received for EHS 1000.
HLTH 1100 - Health and Wellness Strategies for Life (LE CAT8, SUSTAIN)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: 01409 - Hlth1100/1000
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
A lecture series introducing students to health and wellness encompassing nutritional, physical, emotional and spiritual aspects of health and well-being with emphasis on behavioral, environmental and social influences on developing a satisfying and productive lifestyle in our society.
HLTH 1470 - Human Nutrition (LE CAT5, NAT SCI)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Emphasis on chemical nature of dietary nutrients, physiological and metabolic aspects of human nutrition, effects of diet on human health, and global issues in health and nutrition.
HLTH 1700 - First Responder
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Principles of emergency response and accident prevention in the home and community. Leads to Red Cross first emergency responder certification.
HLTH 2030 - Applied Human Anatomy
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Study of the structure and function of the human body covering the cells and tissues of the integumentary, skeletal, muscular, nervous, circulatory, respiratory, digestive, urinary, and reproductive systems. Laboratory experiences employ videos, models, skeletons, and pre-dissected human prosections. Intended for athletic training, exercise science, health education and physical education majors as well as other health related professions. prereq: exercise science or physical education or public health and promotion or environmental and outdoor education major or candidate, [Biol 1001 or Biol 1011 or Biol 1013] and one semester college chemistry; credit will not be granted if already received for Biol 1761
HLTH 2040 - Human Physiology
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Physiological mechanisms of cells, organs, and organ systems; function, control, and coordination of body systems. prereq: Minimum 30 credits, BIOL 1001 or 1011 or 1013; one semester college chemistry or instructor consent
HLTH 1104 - Health Science Terminology
Credits: 3.0 [max 9.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Terms commonly used in health sciences and medical professions; emphasis on word structure.
PHAR 1002 - Medical Terminology
Credits: 2.0 [max 2.0]
Course Equivalencies: 02572 - Phar 1002/Phar 5201
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Interested in learning the difference between an antigen and an antibiotic? During this course, you will not only increase your medical vocabulary by more than 2500 words in a self-paced manner, you will also learn to identify and articulately describe a wide variety of medical conditions and processes. Communication related to disease states, procedures, and diagnostics in health care can sometimes seem like another language. This course will help you recognize medical abbreviations, relate terms to procedures and diagnostics, and comprehend the meaning of medical terminology by using word elements. If you are interested in the health care field or would like to understand more about your own medical care, this course is a great place to start. This is a completely online, self-paced course but runs on an accelerated 10-week schedule each Fall, Spring, and Summer term. For more information, contact phar1002@umn.edu or 612-624-7976.
BIOL 1001 - Biology and Society (LE CAT4, NAT SCI, SUSTAIN)
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
This course covers basic biology as it pertains to contemporary issues. Biology coverage includes cell biology, genetics, evolution and ecology. In addition to helping students understand biology, students will learn to more critically evaluate science that is presented in the media. (3 hrs lect, 2 hrs lab) prereq: For nonmajors
BIOL 1011 - General Biology I (LE CAT4, NAT SCI)
Credits: 5.0 [max 5.0]
Course Equivalencies: 02401 - BIOL 1011/BIOL 1013
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Fundamental concepts of biology, including chemical basis of life, cell structure and function, energy transformations, photosynthesis, cellular respiration, genetics, molecular biology, DNA technology, development, origin of life, and evolution. (4 hrs lect, 2.5 hrs lab) prereq: 1 yr high school Chem or 1 semester college Chem, Math ACT 21 or higher or MATH 1005 or higher; credit will not be granted if already received for BIOL 1013
CHEM 1103 - Aspects of Chemistry (LE CAT5, NAT SCI, SUSTAIN)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Topics in general, organic, and biological chemistry using sustainability as the underlying theme. Study of chemical principles, their application, and their impact on daily life. Independent unit in contrast to CHEM 1113, 1151, 1153 or 1161. CHEM 1103 alone satisfies the requirements in liberal education categories Natural Sciences and Sustainability. Alternatively, the combination of CHEM 1103 and CHEM 1104 meets liberal education category requirements for Natural Sciences with lab. prereq: Credit will not be granted if already received for 1102, 1113, 1151, 1153, 1161 or 1173.
CHEM 1113 - Introduction to General, Organic, and Biological Chemistry I (LE CAT4, NAT SCI)
Credits: 5.0 [max 5.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall
Chemical principles and their applications: atomic and molecular structure, solutions, acids, bases, salts, equilibria. prereq: ACT of 21 or higher or MATH 1005; for students terminating study of chem with no more than 10 cr; credit will not be granted if already received for 1151, 1153/1154, 1161, 1173/74 or 2172
CHEM 1153 - General Chemistry I (LE CAT5, NAT SCI)
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Course Equivalencies: 02278 - CHEM 1173/CHEM 1153/CHEM 1161
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Fundamental principles of chemistry exemplified by study of elements, compounds, and their reactions. Covers fundamental concepts of the atom, molecule, stoichiometry, chemical reactions, thermochemistry, gas laws, atomic structure, periodic table, chemical bonding, and other selected topics. The companion laboratory, CHEM 1154, should be taken concurrently. The combination of CHEM 1153 and CHEM 1154 meets the lab component of NAT SCI, LE CAT 4. prereq: One year high school chem, Math ACT 24 or higher or a grade of least C- in Math 1005, Credit will not be granted if already received for 1151 or 1161 or 1173.
CHEM 1154 - General Chemistry Lab I (LE CAT4, NAT SCI)
Credits: 1.0 [max 1.0]
Course Equivalencies: 02279 - CHEM 1174/CHEM 1154
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Basic laboratory skills while investigating the fundamental principles of chemistry. Covers fundamental concepts of the atom and molecule, stoichiometry, acid-base reactions, oxidation-reduction reactions, thermochemistry, characteristic properties of anions, gas laws and spectrophotometry. This laboratory accompanies lecture CHEM 1153. The combination of CHEM 1153 and CHEM 1154 meets liberal education category 4 requirements. prereq: Previous or concurrent enrollment in CHEM 1153 or 1173; credit will not be granted if already received for CHEM 1151, 1161 or 1174.
COMM 1112 - Public Speaking (LE CAT3, COMM & LAN)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: 01378 - Comm 1112/1511
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Application of the theoretical bases of rhetoric to the public speaking situation.
COMM 1222 - Interpersonal Communication (LE CAT3, LECD CAT03, COMM & LAN)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Analysis of the role communication plays in interpersonal relationships.
PSY 2021 - Developmental Psychology (LE CAT6, LECD CAT06, SOC SCI, CDIVERSITY)
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Major processes in human development, conception through lifespan; biological and cultural influences on physical-motor, cognitive, social, and emotional development; effects of diverse cultural traditions and values; social policy implications.
STAT 1411 - Introduction to Statistics (LE CAT2, LOGIC & QR)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Statistical ideas involved in gathering, describing, and analyzing observational and experimental data. Experimental design, descriptive statistics, correlation and regression, probabilistic models, sampling, and statistical inference. prereq: Math ACT 21 or higher or a grade of at least C- in SSP 0103 or department approval
STAT 2411 - Statistical Methods (LE CAT2, LOGIC & QR)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Graphical and numerical descriptions of data, elementary probability, sampling distributions, estimations, confidence intervals, one-sample and two-sample t-test. prereq: Math ACT 24 or higher or a grade of at least C- in Math 1005 or higher or department approval
PSY 2020 - Introduction to Statistics and Research Methods
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Periodic Fall
Scientific method and designs used in published psychological research including quasi-experimental and survey designs accompanied by inferential statistics used to test research questions (including correlation and analysis of variance). prereq: psychology minor or Social Work major
PSY 3020 - Statistical Methods
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Descriptive statistics; introduction to correlational analysis and regression; sampling techniques and statistical inference; applications of simple and factorial design analysis of variance and other parametric and nonparametric hypothesis-test statistics in the behavioral sciences. prereq: Math ACT 21 or higher or MATH 1005
HLTH 3000 - Program Administration in Public Health
Credits: 3.0 [max 6.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Spring
Theoretical and practical basis of administrative process and organizational structure of HPER programs. prereq: Major in Health Education or Public Health Education and Promotion or Exercise Science or Physical Education or Recreation or instructor consent; credit will not be granted if already received for HPER 3000
HLTH 3115 - Consumer Health Education
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Overview of concepts of marketing, analysis, selection, and decision making regarding health care, products, services, and providers. prereq: Minimum 30 credits
HLTH 3301 - Foundations of Public Health
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Health, philosophy, and theories of health education and promotion; introduction to the profession, professional organizations and literature. Responsibilities and competencies of health educators in various settings. Ethical issues, current and future trends in health education and promotion. prereq: 1100 and [(pre-or concurrent registration in 3300 and Health Education Community concentration majors) or Health Education School concentration major or Health Education or Health Education or Public Health Education concurrent registration is required (or allowed) in Promotion major or minor]or instructor consent
HLTH 3500 - Environmental Health
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall
Biological, ecological, and physiological aspects of the environment; concurrent effects on health of the community; and possible solutions to environmental problems. prereq: Health Education or Public Health Education and Promotion major, minimum 60 credits or instructor consent
HLTH 3116 - Principles of Epidemiology and Human Disease
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Periodic Spring
Discussion of diseases and distribution among people. Topics include epidemiological concepts of how diseases are transmitted, surveillance and outbreak investigations, and prevention to eliminate diseases in the community. Vital statistics and methods of tabular-graphical data will be explored. prereq: Minimum 45 credits
PHAR 3501 - Introduction to Epidemiology
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Introduction to epidemiology, the basic science of public health. Epidemiology provides a systematic approach for acquiring and evaluating information on the distribution and causes of disease and other health outcomes in populations. Topics include the history of epidemiology, overview of epidemiologic methods (e.g., study design, measure of disease distribution and association, interpretation), and the application of epidemiology research to the development and evaluation of disease prevention and control strategies. Current or historically relevant infectious and chronic disease will be explored through lecture, interactive exercise, and independent assignments. Students will gain a greater appreciation for the complexities of disease processes in populations and the application of epidemiological methods to clinical and basic science, population health, and public health policy. Prior or concurrent completion of an undergraduate statistics course is recommended. prereq: Prior completion or concurrent enrollment in an undergraduate statistics course is recommended but not required.
HLTH 3200 - Research and Evaluation in Health Science
Credits: 3.0 [max 6.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Exploration of the principles of investigation and evaluation in the health and human service professions with emphasis on methods, data analysis and presentation, and evaluation reports. Basic background information for scientific inquiry and use of evaluative data in health and human service programs. prereq: Minimum 60 credits, Health education major or Public Health Education and Promotion major or minor or recreation/outdoor education major or minor or instructor consent; credit will not be granted if already received for HPER 3200
PSY 3020 - Statistical Methods
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Descriptive statistics; introduction to correlational analysis and regression; sampling techniques and statistical inference; applications of simple and factorial design analysis of variance and other parametric and nonparametric hypothesis-test statistics in the behavioral sciences. prereq: Math ACT 21 or higher or MATH 1005
HLTH 3101 - Community Health
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Health promotion and disease prevention at local, state, and national levels. Comparison between health problems of individuals and those of groups. Analysis of functions and roles of voluntary and official agencies. Exploration of community-based programs. prereq: Minimum 30 credits
HLTH 3300 - Public Health Communication
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall
Technology applications for health educators in community settings. Develops basic, intermediate, and advanced skills in software, web, and other current technologies used in developing effective health education interventions. prereq: minimum 30 credits; Health Ed or Public Health Education and Promotion major, pre or concurrent registration in 3301 or instructor consent
HLTH 3303 - Planning Community Health Interventions
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: 01411 - Hlth 3303/3450
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Introduction to planning models used in health education/promotion programming. Provides knowledge and skills necessary to assess, plan, and implement health education/promotion programs for multi-age populations. Includes needs assessment, community analysis and organization, program design, and implementation. prereq: Concurrent registration is required (or allowed) in 3301, Health Educ pr Public Health Education and Promotion major or minor or instructor consent
HLTH 3305 - Community Health Methods
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Spring
Theory, methods and practice of community health education. Includes identification and prioritization of community health problems with emphasis on development and implementation of strategies to address these problems. Students will test these strategies within community and school settings. prereq: 3300, 3303, Health Ed or Public Health Education and Promotion major with Community concentration or instructor consent
HLTH 3400 - Facilitating Healthy Lifestyle Change
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Spring
Facilitate health behavior change for individuals and small groups. Emphasis on theories and principles of behavior change, health counseling ethics, interpersonal skills, and records management. Includes assessing, planning, implementing, and evaluating behavior change processes. prereq: 3301, Health Education or Public Health Education and Promotion major or minor or instructor consent
HLTH 4000 - The Health Education Specialist: Skills and Application
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Prerequisites: 3305, Health Education or Public Health Education and Promotion major or instructor consent, no grad credit
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall
Application of core skills/competencies of the health education specialist used in professional climates to equip students to enter the workforce. Students draw upon skills and knowledge commensurate with a capstone course through focused activities and a 40-hour service-learning component in settings such as community, K-12, health care, business/industry, college/university, and university health services. Includes preparation for Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES) exam. prereq: 3305, Health Education or Public Health Education and Promotion major or instructor consent, no grad credit
HLTH 4996 - Internship in Health Education
Credits: 1.0 -15.0 [max 15.0]
Grading Basis: S-N or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Supervised entry-level health education practical experience in hospital, worksite, voluntary, or official agencies. Number of settings is limited to two. prereq: health education major, instructor consent; no grad credit
HLTH 3118 - Women's Health Issues
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Survey of American women's health issues. Role of women as patients and as health care providers. Language, politics, and economics of women's health care. Comparison of American women's health status to that of women around the world. prereq: Minimum 30 credits
HLTH 3202 - Drug Education
Credits: 2.0 [max 2.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Physiological and psychological effects of alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs. Survey of societal causes and effects of drug use and abuse. Reasons and pressures for drug use by students. Appraisal and assessment of teacher's role in education, intervention, and treatment of drug abuse. prereq: 45 credits, for students seeking and admitted to the STEP (Secondary Teaching Education program), major in health education, public health education and promotion, physical education, exercise science and communication sciences and disorders or instructor consent.
HLTH 3307 - Conducting and Managing Worksite Health Promotion Programs
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Prerequisites: 3303, Health Education or Public Health Education and Promotion major or minor or Exercise Science major or instructor consent
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Spring
How to design, implement, and evaluate worksite and employee health promotion programs. Exploration of current theories and practical application. Focus on employee needs assessment and risk appraisal, worksite health culture development, effective intervention planning, program evaluation and financial cost and benefits. prereq: 3303, Health Education or Public Health Education and Promotion major or minor or Exercise Science major or instructor consent
HLTH 3341 - Encountering Death and Grief: A Cross-Cultural Journey (CDIVERSITY)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Periodic Spring
Grief, loss, death, dying, and bereavement in our society as understood by children, adolescents, and adults. Review of research and current literature; education program planning strategies for individuals associated with schools, agencies, organizations, or worksites. prereq: credit will not be granted if already received for 5341
HLTH 4100 - Historical Perspectives of Community Health Through Culture & Art in Italy (GLOBAL PER)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: 02245 - FORS 4100/HLTH 4100
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Summer
Investigating the foundations of public and community health using primary historical sites in the area now unified as Italy. Analyze the impact of social and cultural factors on community health from early civilizations through the Renaissance, with emphasis of effects of the Black Death. Examine the role of arts used to convene health information for non-literate populations. Relate to aspects of preventative health care and promoting healthy communities in the present. prereq: minimum 30 credits and instruction consent; no grad credit
HLTH 3117 - Principles of Sex Education
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Spring
Planning and implementing comprehensive sex education programs in various settings. Sexual physiology, sociocultural aspects of sexuality, birth control, prevention of STDs/HIV, teen pregnancy, and other current topics. How community and family values affect sex education. prereq: Health Education major or Public Health Education and Promotion, minimum 45 credits or instructor consent
PSY 3215 - Topics in Human Sexuality
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: 01438 - Psy 3215/3216
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Biological and psychosocial factors relating to human sexuality, sexual functioning, gender, and related issues. Group discussion of societal factors, values, and attitudes and their impact on behavior. prereq: 1003 or instructor consent
HLTH 1100 - Health and Wellness Strategies for Life (LE CAT8, SUSTAIN)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: 01409 - Hlth1100/1000
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
A lecture series introducing students to health and wellness encompassing nutritional, physical, emotional and spiritual aspects of health and well-being with emphasis on behavioral, environmental and social influences on developing a satisfying and productive lifestyle in our society.
HLTH 1104 - Health Science Terminology
Credits: 3.0 [max 9.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Terms commonly used in health sciences and medical professions; emphasis on word structure.
HLTH 1470 - Human Nutrition (LE CAT5, NAT SCI)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Emphasis on chemical nature of dietary nutrients, physiological and metabolic aspects of human nutrition, effects of diet on human health, and global issues in health and nutrition.
HLTH 1700 - First Responder
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Principles of emergency response and accident prevention in the home and community. Leads to Red Cross first emergency responder certification.
HLTH 2030 - Applied Human Anatomy
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Study of the structure and function of the human body covering the cells and tissues of the integumentary, skeletal, muscular, nervous, circulatory, respiratory, digestive, urinary, and reproductive systems. Laboratory experiences employ videos, models, skeletons, and pre-dissected human prosections. Intended for athletic training, exercise science, health education and physical education majors as well as other health related professions. prereq: exercise science or physical education or public health and promotion or environmental and outdoor education major or candidate, [Biol 1001 or Biol 1011 or Biol 1013] and one semester college chemistry; credit will not be granted if already received for Biol 1761
HLTH 2040 - Human Physiology
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Physiological mechanisms of cells, organs, and organ systems; function, control, and coordination of body systems. prereq: Minimum 30 credits, BIOL 1001 or 1011 or 1013; one semester college chemistry or instructor consent
BIOL 1001 - Biology and Society (LE CAT4, NAT SCI, SUSTAIN)
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
This course covers basic biology as it pertains to contemporary issues. Biology coverage includes cell biology, genetics, evolution and ecology. In addition to helping students understand biology, students will learn to more critically evaluate science that is presented in the media. (3 hrs lect, 2 hrs lab) prereq: For nonmajors
BIOL 1011 - General Biology I (LE CAT4, NAT SCI)
Credits: 5.0 [max 5.0]
Course Equivalencies: 02401 - BIOL 1011/BIOL 1013
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Fundamental concepts of biology, including chemical basis of life, cell structure and function, energy transformations, photosynthesis, cellular respiration, genetics, molecular biology, DNA technology, development, origin of life, and evolution. (4 hrs lect, 2.5 hrs lab) prereq: 1 yr high school Chem or 1 semester college Chem, Math ACT 21 or higher or MATH 1005 or higher; credit will not be granted if already received for BIOL 1013
CHEM 1103 - Aspects of Chemistry (LE CAT5, NAT SCI, SUSTAIN)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Topics in general, organic, and biological chemistry using sustainability as the underlying theme. Study of chemical principles, their application, and their impact on daily life. Independent unit in contrast to CHEM 1113, 1151, 1153 or 1161. CHEM 1103 alone satisfies the requirements in liberal education categories Natural Sciences and Sustainability. Alternatively, the combination of CHEM 1103 and CHEM 1104 meets liberal education category requirements for Natural Sciences with lab. prereq: Credit will not be granted if already received for 1102, 1113, 1151, 1153, 1161 or 1173.
CHEM 1113 - Introduction to General, Organic, and Biological Chemistry I (LE CAT4, NAT SCI)
Credits: 5.0 [max 5.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall
Chemical principles and their applications: atomic and molecular structure, solutions, acids, bases, salts, equilibria. prereq: ACT of 21 or higher or MATH 1005; for students terminating study of chem with no more than 10 cr; credit will not be granted if already received for 1151, 1153/1154, 1161, 1173/74 or 2172
CHEM 1153 - General Chemistry I (LE CAT5, NAT SCI)
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Course Equivalencies: 02278 - CHEM 1173/CHEM 1153/CHEM 1161
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Fundamental principles of chemistry exemplified by study of elements, compounds, and their reactions. Covers fundamental concepts of the atom, molecule, stoichiometry, chemical reactions, thermochemistry, gas laws, atomic structure, periodic table, chemical bonding, and other selected topics. The companion laboratory, CHEM 1154, should be taken concurrently. The combination of CHEM 1153 and CHEM 1154 meets the lab component of NAT SCI, LE CAT 4. prereq: One year high school chem, Math ACT 24 or higher or a grade of least C- in Math 1005, Credit will not be granted if already received for 1151 or 1161 or 1173.
CHEM 1154 - General Chemistry Lab I (LE CAT4, NAT SCI)
Credits: 1.0 [max 1.0]
Course Equivalencies: 02279 - CHEM 1174/CHEM 1154
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Basic laboratory skills while investigating the fundamental principles of chemistry. Covers fundamental concepts of the atom and molecule, stoichiometry, acid-base reactions, oxidation-reduction reactions, thermochemistry, characteristic properties of anions, gas laws and spectrophotometry. This laboratory accompanies lecture CHEM 1153. The combination of CHEM 1153 and CHEM 1154 meets liberal education category 4 requirements. prereq: Previous or concurrent enrollment in CHEM 1153 or 1173; credit will not be granted if already received for CHEM 1151, 1161 or 1174.
COMM 1112 - Public Speaking (LE CAT3, COMM & LAN)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: 01378 - Comm 1112/1511
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Application of the theoretical bases of rhetoric to the public speaking situation.
COMM 1222 - Interpersonal Communication (LE CAT3, LECD CAT03, COMM & LAN)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Analysis of the role communication plays in interpersonal relationships.
PSY 2021 - Developmental Psychology (LE CAT6, LECD CAT06, SOC SCI, CDIVERSITY)
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Major processes in human development, conception through lifespan; biological and cultural influences on physical-motor, cognitive, social, and emotional development; effects of diverse cultural traditions and values; social policy implications.
HLTH 3000 - Program Administration in Public Health
Credits: 3.0 [max 6.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Spring
Theoretical and practical basis of administrative process and organizational structure of HPER programs. prereq: Major in Health Education or Public Health Education and Promotion or Exercise Science or Physical Education or Recreation or instructor consent; credit will not be granted if already received for HPER 3000
HLTH 3101 - Community Health
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Health promotion and disease prevention at local, state, and national levels. Comparison between health problems of individuals and those of groups. Analysis of functions and roles of voluntary and official agencies. Exploration of community-based programs. prereq: Minimum 30 credits
HLTH 3117 - Principles of Sex Education
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Spring
Planning and implementing comprehensive sex education programs in various settings. Sexual physiology, sociocultural aspects of sexuality, birth control, prevention of STDs/HIV, teen pregnancy, and other current topics. How community and family values affect sex education. prereq: Health Education major or Public Health Education and Promotion, minimum 45 credits or instructor consent
HLTH 3200 - Research and Evaluation in Health Science
Credits: 3.0 [max 6.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Exploration of the principles of investigation and evaluation in the health and human service professions with emphasis on methods, data analysis and presentation, and evaluation reports. Basic background information for scientific inquiry and use of evaluative data in health and human service programs. prereq: Minimum 60 credits, Health education major or Public Health Education and Promotion major or minor or recreation/outdoor education major or minor or instructor consent; credit will not be granted if already received for HPER 3200
HLTH 3202 - Drug Education
Credits: 2.0 [max 2.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Physiological and psychological effects of alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs. Survey of societal causes and effects of drug use and abuse. Reasons and pressures for drug use by students. Appraisal and assessment of teacher's role in education, intervention, and treatment of drug abuse. prereq: 45 credits, for students seeking and admitted to the STEP (Secondary Teaching Education program), major in health education, public health education and promotion, physical education, exercise science and communication sciences and disorders or instructor consent.
HLTH 3301 - Foundations of Public Health
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Health, philosophy, and theories of health education and promotion; introduction to the profession, professional organizations and literature. Responsibilities and competencies of health educators in various settings. Ethical issues, current and future trends in health education and promotion. prereq: 1100 and [(pre-or concurrent registration in 3300 and Health Education Community concentration majors) or Health Education School concentration major or Health Education or Health Education or Public Health Education concurrent registration is required (or allowed) in Promotion major or minor]or instructor consent
HLTH 3115 - Consumer Health Education
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Overview of concepts of marketing, analysis, selection, and decision making regarding health care, products, services, and providers. prereq: Minimum 30 credits
HLTH 3118 - Women's Health Issues
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Survey of American women's health issues. Role of women as patients and as health care providers. Language, politics, and economics of women's health care. Comparison of American women's health status to that of women around the world. prereq: Minimum 30 credits
EDUC 1101 - Education in Modern Society (LE CAT7, HUMANITIES)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Survey of educational institutions and practices used in different sectors of society. Historical and philosophical foundations of American education.
EDUC 3412 - The Computer in Education
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Introduction to computer use in instructional settings. PC and Mac platforms. Develops basic skills using software commonly used by educators. Teaching strategies using computer-based instruction.
HLTH 3302 - School Health Education Methods and Materials
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Spring
Coordinated school health programming with a focus on comprehensive school health education for grades 5-12. Methods, strategies, and materials for effective teaching. Determining student's needs and interest, selecting content, planning curriculum, stating objective, developing learning opportunities, and evaluating student learning. prereq: 3301, Health Education or Public Health Education and Promotion major with school concentration or instructor consent
EDSE 4100 - Teaching in a Diverse Society
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Examination of cultural differences; planning instruction to accommodate individual differences in race, gender, ethnic background, cultural background, and physical and mental development; Including the diverse needs of learners in middle school and secondary school settings; integrated and exploratory curriculum, utilization of technology, community resources, structured service learning and humanizing classroom environments and classroom management procedures. prereq: Admission to EdSe program
EDSE 4204 - Designing Learning Environments and Lessons
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
The characteristics of effective teachers, various developmentally appropriate teaching strategies, design of lessons using Universal Backward Design framework, designing effective learning environments, goals and action plans, site data, collaboratively review of student work, collaborative planning, integrated and exploratory curriculum, content standards, teaching with technology, observation skills and teacher readiness will be presented with integration and analysis of materials. prereq: Admission to EdSe program; no grad credit
EDSE 4501 - Adolescent/Adult Development and Learning Theory
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Principles of psychology applied to teaching; examination of adolescent growth and development; classroom management. prereq: Admission to EdSe program; no grad credit
SPED 3415 - Special Education in the Secondary School
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Exploration of topics in exceptionality for pre-service secondary education majors. Topics include universal design, instructional strategies, characteristics of students, special education law, and differentiated instruction.
EDUC 4381 - Teaching Indigenous Students
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Prerequisites: EDSE 4100; no grad credit; credit will not be granted if already received for EDUC 5381.
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Survey of contemporary and historical Indian education; evaluation of attitudes toward Indian students: direct interaction with Indian parents and students; development of culturally sensitive teaching plans; specific cultural characteristics of indigenous groups; examination of American Indian outcomes. prereq: EDSE 4100; no grad credit; credit will not be granted if already received for EDUC 5381.
EDSE 3206 - Apprenticeship: Secondary School
Credits: 2.0 [max 2.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Fifty hours of experience in a high school, including observing, teaching, tutoring, working with individual students and small groups. Focuses on classroom management, multicultural education, and students with special needs. Weekly seminar. prereq: Admission to EdSe program, must be taken either after or concurrently with EDSE 3204
EDSE 4214 - Teaching Content-Area Reading
Credits: 2.0 [max 2.0]
Course Equivalencies: 00331 - EdSe 5215/4214/4212/4215
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Teaching reading within 5-12 content-area courses as pedagogy for improving literacy. Developing an understanding of the brain, cognition, and reading. Exploration of stages of literacy, methods for promoting reading, and strategies for improving comprehension. Lesson planning for content-area reading. Diverse learners and critical literacy in the content-area classroom.
EDSE 4525 - Assessment for Secondary Education
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
An exploration of topics in responsive and responsible assessment of student learning. Topics include types and appropriate uses of classroom assessment strategies, large-scale and high stakes testing, backwards design, rubrics, checklists, and other evaluative tools and techniques. prereq: instructor consent; no grad credit
EDSE 4600 - Student Teaching
Credits: 3.0 -12.0 [max 12.0]
Grading Basis: S-N or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Supervised practicum in secondary or middle school under direction of licensed teacher. Demonstration of subject matter, teaching competence, and potential for future improvement. prereq: 4100, 4501, appropriate methods course; no grad credit
EDUC 4500 - Professional Issues and Ethics
Credits: 1.0 [max 1.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Provides an overview of several topics affecting practicing teachers including: employment preparation (resume, cover letter, interviewing skills), licensure application, professional organizations, professional codes of ethics, and district procedures. Offered concurrent with student teaching in order to provide options for discussion during practica. prereq: Admission to the elementary education program, successful completion of courses in block one and block two, no grad credit
EDUC 4990 - Education Teacher Performance Assessment
Credits: 0.0 [max 0.0]
Grading Basis: No Grade
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
This 0 credit course is designed to cover the expense of the Education Teacher Performance Assessment (edTPA) required by the State of Minnesota Board of Teaching to be complete by Education candidates during student teaching in order to be eligible for licensure in the State of Minnesota. pre-req: taken simultaneous with one of the following student teaching courses ECH 4600 or ELED 4600 or EDSE 4600, department consent; no grad credit