UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN River Falls

Health Education Minor

Teacher Certification

The Health Education minor requires a major in another teacher licensing discipline.  

  • Elementary Education majors will be licensed Middle Childhood - Early Adolescence, Health Education
  • Secondary Education majors will be licensed Early Adolescence - Adolescence, Health Education

The Praxis II Health Content Knowledge exam is required for teacher licensing.

25 Total credits

SFED 212 Teaching First Aid and Basic Life Support 1 cr.
HEAL 262 Applied Human Anatomy and Exercise Physiology 3 cr.
HEAL 269
Wellness 3 cr.
HEAL 315 Nutrition 3 cr.
HEAL 330 Safe, Healthy and Drug Free Schools 3 cr.
HEAL 350 Community Health 3 cr.
HEAL 460 Teaching of Family Life and Sexuality Education 3 cr.
TED 429
Techniques of Secondary Education: Health Education 3 cr.
ESM 300 Environmental Education                          

Liberal Arts

 21.5 - 22 credits

SFED 200 First Aid & Basic  Life Support .5 cr.
or
SFED 212 First Aid/CPR/AED for the Instructor 1 cr.

HEAL 262 Applied Anatomy and Exercise Physiology 3 cr.
HEAL 269 Wellness 3 cr.
HEAL 315 Nutrition 3 cr.
HEAL 350 Community Health 3 cr.
HEAL 460 Teaching Family Life and Sex. 3 cr.
HEAL 465 Health ed. Promotion and Plan. 3 cr.

ESM 105 Introduction to Environmental Studies 3 cr.
or
ESM 300 Environmental Education 3 cr.

Department of Health and Human Performance

111 Karges Center
715-425-3705
www.uwrf.edu/HHP/

Chair-Joe O'Kroy, Jeff Berkhof, Matt Ebner, Ken Ecker, Gary Eloranta, Patti Ford, Steve Freeman, Stacy Furness, James Gostomski, Cindy Holbrook, Faye Perkins, Robert Ritzer, Jodee Schaben, Paul Shirilla, Matt Walker, Jake Wissing