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Health Promotion Teaching Minor

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  • Grade Requirements: A grade of “C” or better in all minor coursework, in addition to a minimum GPA of 2.50 in minor coursework.
  • Credit Hours Requirements: Minimum of 21 credit hours.
  • Program Code: 5016
  • CIPC: 131307

Courses Required for Minors Seeking Teaching Certification

Selection/substitution of courses to meet the minimum 21 hours for minor must be approved by an advisor.


Students are required to have a current CPR/First Aid Card.  This can be obtained through multiple mechanisms, including training through the Red Cross, or by taking  RHS 1300 - First Aid: Responding to Emergencies (2)  ,  RHS 2175 - Introduction to Sports Medicine (3)  (through concurrent enrollment), or RHS 2300 - Emergency Response (3) .

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.



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