Aug 14, 2022
83 S.H. (no minor required)
2.50 GPA required.
Upon completion of Health Promotion: School Health, students have the skills and experience necessary to obtain a Minnesota teaching licensure. Students are required to meet the prescribed scores on the Minnesota required basic skills, content, and pedagogy tests. Students who complete this degree and pass the MTLE tests are qualified to apply for licensure and teach in the Minnesota public school systems grades 5-12.
The HERS Department encourages its health promotion majors to become members of its academic club, Health Organization for Promotion and Education (HOPE).
Students majoring in Health Promotion: School Health must complete all requirements of the HERS Department, the Education Department, and all the requirements for graduation specified in the academic policies section in the academic policies section of this catalog. Teaching majors must successfully complete all the courses in the Professional Education Sequence in addition to the school health content area. For admission into the Professional Education Sequence, students majoring in health promotion-school health must refer to Teacher Education Licensure Programs section of this catalog.
Required Courses (41 S.H.)
Health, Exercise and Rehabilitative Sciences - HERS (33 S.H.)
Communication Studies - CMST
Health, Exercise and Rehabilitative Sciences - HERS
Physical Education & Sport Science - PESS
Teacher Education Licensure Program Information
Students must be admitted to the Teacher Education Unit before taking Professional Education courses. This process is competitive; the number of students admitted each semester is limited. Admission is based on grades (2.75 GPA), passing Basic Skills Exams and other measures. For more information on this Admission process, visit the Teacher Education Program Admissions page.
All Winona State University Teacher Education Licensure Programs are continuously updated to reflect new licensure requirements from the Minnesota Board of Teaching. Please contact your program advisor for the latest information about program requirements whether you are (1) applying to a teacher education program, or (2) currently enrolled in a teacher education program.
Professional Education Sequence (36 S.H.)
Note: Teacher education majors must complete all Professional Education Sequence courses in addition to content area courses. Refer to Teacher Education Licensure Programs for more information.
- EDFD 401 and 461 must be taken concurrently
- EDFD 421 and 441 must be taken concurrently
- EDFD 459 and 462 must be taken concurrently
Student Teaching (12 S.H.)
◎ = Oral Intensive
◆ = Math/Critical Analysis Intensive
△ = Writing Intensive
✽ = Physical Development and Wellness Graduation Requirement
✪ = Civic Engagement and Service Learning