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-  Faye Perkins  Assistant Chair -  Paul Shirilla  Faculty - Jeff Berkhof, Ken Ecker, Patti Ford, Steve Freeman, Stacy Furness, James Gostomski, Cindy Holbrook, Joe O'Kroy, Robert Ritzer, Jodee Schaben, Katie Vera, Matt Walker