Students must maintain a GPA of 3.0 or higher in minor coursework, and must obtain a “C” or higher in each course. A teaching major and the Teaching Education Professional knowledge courses are required for teacher certification. Students must complete 25 semester hours of health courses to qualify to take the Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES) examination. If you are interested in taking the CHES examination, please speak with an academic advisor to ensure that you are taking courses that will satisfy CHES examination eligibility requirements. The minor is designed to meet the standards associated with the Utah State Office of Education Health Education Endorsement and not CHES examination eligibility.