68-72 credits (no minor required)
2.75 GPA required.
Letter grade required in all major courses unless otherwise noted.
Students completing the Health Promotion: School Health major will 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 school health 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 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.