Community Health Education - Minor
School of Health Sciences
100 Nixson Hall
The Community Health Education minor is for students seeking to have increased understanding of health issues in the community setting. This minor complements students with a major or an interest in the social sciences, or who plan to work in community settings, such as non-profit or voluntary agencies.
Fully Offered At:
- Kent Campus
Admission to a minor is open to students declared in a bachelor’s degree, the A.A.B. or A.A.S. degree or the A.T.S. degree (not Individualized Program major). Students declared only in the A.A. or A.S. degree or the A.T.S. degree in Individualized Program may not declare a minor. Students may not pursue a minor and a major in the same discipline.
Students declared in the School Health Education major may not declare the Community Health Education minor.
To declare this minor, students must have attempted a minimum 12 credit hours at Kent State and earned a minimum 2.000 overall Kent State GPA. Students who have not attempted 12 credit hours at Kent State will be evaluated for admission based on their high school GPA for new students or transfer GPA for transfer students. Transfer students who have not attempted 12 credit hours of college-level coursework at Kent State and/or other institutions will be evaluated based on both their high school GPA and college GPA.
|HED 11570||PERSONAL HEALTH||3|
|HED 11590||COMMUNITY HEALTH EDUCATION||3|
|HED 21030||INTRODUCTION TO HEALTH EDUCATION||3|
|HED 21050||HEALTH EDUCATION THEORIES||3|
|HED 32530||DRUG USE AND MISUSE||3|
|or HED 32544||HUMAN SEXUALITY|
|HED 32542||METHODS AND APPLICATIONS OF HEALTH EDUCATION (WIC)||5|
|HED 34050||PROGRAM PLANNING AND EVALUATION IN HEALTH EDUCATION||3|
|HED 42041||HEALTH COACHING||3|
|Minimum Total Credit Hours:||26|
|Minimum Minor GPA|
- Minimum 6 credit hours in the minor must be upper-division coursework (30000 and 40000 level).
- Minimum 6 credit hours in the minor must be outside of the course requirements for any major or other minor the student is pursuing.
- Minimum 50 percent of the total credit hours for the minor must be taken at Kent State (in residence).