Health Behavior Minor

This minor provides the foundational courses for students who wish to specialize in health education and become a 'Certified Health Education Specialist' (or CHES). It is open to all students and complements majors in health-related professional and pre-professional programs. A minimum 2.00 GPA is required for all courses in the minor. No courses may be taken credit/no-credit.  Students majoring in Public Health in the College of Arts and Science, or Community Nutrition can count no more than 6 hours from their major towards this minor. This minor is not open to students majoring in Public Health in The College of Education, Health, & Society.


Program Requirements

(18 semester hours)

Complete the following:
KNH 218Applied Health Behavior Change3
KNH 262Public Health Education3
KNH 434Public Health Communication and Marketing3
KNH 462Public Health Planning and Evaluation3
Electives - select two of the following:6
Food, Nutrition & Health
Introduction to Public Health
Physical Activity and Health
Medical Terminology for Health Professionals
Global and Community Nutrition
National and Global Health Policy
Psychological Perspectives on Health
Public Health Research Methods
Nutrition for Sports and Fitness
Public Health Disparities Past and Current
Total Credit Hours18