Interdisciplinary Health Education (Minor)

https://chhs.unh.edu/kinesiology/program/minor/interdisciplinary-health

The Interdisciplinary Health Education Minor prepares future professionals to approach health and well-being through a culturally-responsive and trauma-informed lens across multiple dimensions of wellness. Students gain the knowledge and skills to promote, support, and affect behavior change in ways that positively impacts the health and well-being of individuals and communities. Those who complete this minor have the ability to apply their knowledge and skills in settings such as schools, before/after-school programs, clinical settings, community health centers, fitness centers, and/or corporate settings.

Core Required Courses
HPE 648Current Issues in Teaching Health4
HPE 671Health Education Pedagogy4
Electives
Select 3 courses from the following:12
Scientific Foundations of Health and Fitness
Human Sexuality
Human Behavior and the Public Health
Introduction to Public Health
Health Content and Youth Risk Behavior
Health Education Practicum
General Medical Conditions for Health Professions
Nutrition in Health and Well Being
Nutrition Education and Counseling
Total Credits20

The following tracks below serve as a guide for students though no requirements exist to complete the minor in a specific track.

 School Health: For students interested in school health education, consider the following courses, HPE 702 Health Content and Youth Risk Behavior, HPE 712 Health Education Practicum, HDFS 746 Human Sexuality, NUTR 400 Nutrition in Health and Well Being, EXSC 527 Scientific Foundations of Health and Fitness.

Public Health: For students interested in public and community health education, consider the following courses, NUTR 610 Nutrition Education and Counseling, HMP 669 Human Behavior and the Public Health, HMP 403 Introduction to Public Health, HDFS 746 Human Sexuality, EXSC 527 Scientific Foundations of Health and Fitness, HS 770 General Medical Conditions for Health Professions.

Note some courses have prerequisites.

Students may overlap no more than 8 credits between their major and a minor.