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Health Education B.A.Sc.

D Applied Human Sciences
College of Education and Human Service Professions
  • Students will no longer be accepted into this program after Fall 2013. Program requirements below are for current students only.
  • Students interested in the Health Education B.A.Sc. should see the Public Health Education and Promotion B.A.Sc.
  • Program Type: Baccalaureate
  • Requirements for this program are current for Fall 2015
  • Required credits to graduate with this degree: 120
  • Required credits within the major: 99 to 112
  • Degree: Bachelor of Applied Science
The bachelor of applied science (B.A.Sc.) in health education prepares graduates to practice in sites such as schools, voluntary health agencies, public health departments, hospitals, corporate work sites, and businesses. Upper division students select an area of concentration in either community health education or school health education. All health educators, regardless of work site, must possess a number of general competencies. The curriculum prepares students to assess, plan, implement, deliver, administer, and evaluate health education programs 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 majors and must select a concentration/subplan after completing 45 credits. Community concentration students must take required courses in sequence beginning in the junior year. School health concentration students must apply to the Secondary Teacher Education Program (STEP) after completing 45 credits. Health education advisers assist students in course selection and application completion.
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 or students who change colleges from a college where it is not required. Register course for one credit.
UST 1000 - UMD Seminar (1.0-2.0 cr)
Required prerequisites
Lower Division (20 cr)
HLTH 1104 completion of 3 credits required.
HLTH 1100 - Health and Wellness Strategies for Life [LE CAT8, SUSTAIN] (3.0 cr)
HLTH 1104 - Health Science Terminology (1.0-3.0 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 prerequisites
Required Courses From Other Programs (25 - 27 cr)
BIOL 1001 - Biology and Society [LE CAT4, NAT SCI, SUSTAIN] (4.0 cr)
COMM 1112 - Public Speaking [LE CAT3, COMM & LAN] (3.0 cr)
PSY 1003 - General Psychology [LE CAT6, SOC SCI] (4.0 cr)
PSY 2021 - Developmental Psychology [LE CAT6, LECD CAT06, SOC SCI, CDIVERSITY] (4.0 cr)
SOC 1101 - Introduction to Sociology [LE CAT6, LECD CAT06, SOC SCI, CDIVERSITY] (4.0 cr)
WRIT 3140 - Advanced Writing: Human Services (3.0 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)
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. Community health or school health emphasis. 2. Completion of all courses specific for the major, including the emphasis, with a minimum 2.00 GPA (including transfer work). Students with school health education concentration must make no grade lower than C- in all courses required in the major. 3. 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. 4. Degree candidates must complete at least 30 of the last 60 degree credits immediately before graduation at UMD. 5. Students majoring in health education are expected to maintain a 2.00 GPA overall and in the major. Health education students must demonstrate acceptable professional performance in their courses and field experience. 6. 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.
Upper Division (20 cr)
HLTH 3101 - Community Health (3.0 cr)
HLTH 3115 - Consumer Health Education (3.0 cr)
HLTH 3202 - Drug Education (2.0 cr)
HLTH 3301 - Foundations of Health Education and Promotion (3.0 cr)
HPER 3000 - Organization and Administration of Health, Physical Education, and Recreation (3.0 cr)
HPER 3200 - Research and Evaluation in Health Science (3.0 cr)
HLTH 3117 - Principles of Sex Education (3.0 cr)
or PSY 3215 - Topics in Human Sexuality (3.0 cr)
Program Sub-plans
Students are required to complete one of the following sub-plans. (Note for the Twin Cities and Morris campuses: The honors sub-plan does not meet this requirement. Honors students are required to complete one sub-plan plus the honors sub-plan. Please see an adviser if no honors sub-plan is listed for the program.)
Community Health
This concentration addresses the 7 responsibilities for health education specialist (NCHEC 2010): assess needs, assets/capacity for health education; plan health education; implement health education; conduct evaluation and research related to health education; administer and manage health education; serve as a health education resource person; communicate and advocate for health and health education; students completing this concentration are prepared to take the national Certified Health Education Specialist exam. Exit Standards: Community Health concentration students must maintain 2.0 or better GPA and pass all required courses for the major. The internship experience introduces undergraduate students to the people and situations they may encounter as a beginning health education professional; students apply classroom theories and techniques and are given responsibilities that help them assess their individual strengths and weaknesses in order to ascertain the most appropriate and desirable entry-level position(s) and permits the prospective health education specialist the opportunity to associate with experienced professionals. The resulting dialogue should enable the future health education specialists to study firsthand the needs and trends of the field. The internship generally is completed during the senior year after completion of most if not all, required classwork. The internship may be taken full or part-time over 1 or more semesters for 9 credits or more.
Community Health Concentration (33 cr)
HLTH 4996 completion of 9 credits required
HLTH 3300 - Technology, Design and Communication Applications in Health Education and Promotion (4.0 cr)
HLTH 3303 - Health Education and Promotion Program (3.0 cr)
HLTH 3305 - Community Health Methods and Strategies (4.0 cr)
HLTH 3500 - Environmental Health (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)
A minor or 6 credits of approved electives. Approved electives include any courses 3000 or higher from Health Education, HPER, Coaching, Communication, Exercise Science, Psychology, Recreation/Environmental Educ, Sociology, Women's Studies. The students adviser may approve other courses.
School Health Education
This concentration/subplan prepares graduates for teaching at the middle and secondary level (grades 5-12). Because this concentration is offered in conjunction with the Department of Education, students must meet requirements from that department. Students entering the secondary and K-12 licensure programs are bound by the policies in effect at the time of application to the licensure program. Admission is based on criteria established by the Department of Education that are consistent with Minnesota policies, as well as standards established by the National Council for Accreditation in Teacher Education. A student must have 1) completed EDUC 1101; 2) GPA of at least 2.50 cumulative (including transfer work) and in major courses completed at the time of application; 3) taken the required Minnesota basic skills exam for licensure; 4) passing scores on a nationally recognized standard test such as MTLE, ACT, or SAT; 5) a minimum of 30 documented hours working with students in grades K-12.
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 proficiencies are assessed throughout the teacher preparation courses by UMD 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 (such as physical education and 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.
School Health Concentration (44 cr)
EDUC 3412 (register for 4 credits)
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 4204 - Designing Learning Environments and Lessons (3.0 cr)
EDSE 4100 - Teaching in a Diverse Society (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 (9 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. EDSE 4600 (register for 12 cr)
EDSE 4600 - Student Teaching (3.0-12.0 cr)
EDUC 4500 - Professional Issues and Ethics (1.0 cr)
Diversity Immersion Experience Requirement
Candidate must spend a minimum of 40 hours at a formal or nonformal education setting that has greater than 50% children, young adults or families from diverse communities. Evidence of completion of this requirement will be included in candidates professional portfolios. Student must meet this requirement after taking EDUC 1101 and before they complete their education program. Registration for credit is not required; however, candidates who wish to earn credit may register for EDUC 4991.
 
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UST 1000 - UMD Seminar
Credits: 1.0 -2.0 [max 2.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Facilitates the successful transition into college learning and student life at UMD.
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: 1.0 -3.0 [max 3.0]
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] 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; 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
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.
PSY 1003 - General Psychology (LE CAT6, SOC SCI)
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Scientific study of behavior; current knowledge of biological, social, and cognitive areas of psychology. Assessment, research methods, human development, personality, mental disorders, and therapy.
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.
SOC 1101 - Introduction to Sociology (LE CAT6, LECD CAT06, SOC SCI, CDIVERSITY)
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Introduction to sociological concepts and their application.
WRIT 3140 - Advanced Writing: Human Services
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Study and practice of writing tasks in education as well as other fields related to the human service professions. Designed to prepare students to master their use of Edited Standard Written English while producing professional documents, including a major research project with an oral presentation. Assignments focus on audience, purpose, and the process of writing as they relate to the workplace. prereq: 1120 or equivalent, min 60 cr; credit will not be granted if already received for Comp 3140
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 or 1161.
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: For students terminating study of chem with no more than 10 cr; credit will not be granted if already received for 1151, 1153, 1161, or 2172
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 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 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 Health Education and Promotion
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
HPER 3000 - Organization and Administration of Health, Physical Education, and Recreation
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Prerequisites: Major in Health Education or Public Health Education and Promotion or Exercise Science or Physical Education or Recreation or instructor consent
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
HPER 3200 - Research and Evaluation in Health Science
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
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
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 3300 - Technology, Design and Communication Applications in Health Education and Promotion
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: 9V
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 - Health Education and Promotion Program
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: 01411 - Hlth 3303/3450
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: 9V3V
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 and Strategies
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: 3V
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 3500 - Environmental Health
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: 9V
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 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: 9V
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: 9V3V5V
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
EDUC 1101 - Education in Modern Society (LE CAT7, HUMANITIES)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: 9V3V5V
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: 9V3V5V
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. prereq: Pre education or education majors or candidates
HLTH 3302 - School Health Education Methods and Materials
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: 3V
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 4204 - Designing Learning Environments and Lessons
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: 9V3V
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 4100 - Teaching in a Diverse Society
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: 9V3V5V
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 4501 - Adolescent/Adult Development and Learning Theory
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: 9V3V
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: 9V3V
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: 9V3V
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: 9V3V
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: 9V3V5V
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: 9V3V
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: 9V3V
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: 9V3V
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