Academic Programs Catalog

College of Education

Department of Kinesiology

Undergraduate Programs
Minor in Health Promotion

The Minor in Health Promotion is designed to assist students in understanding health issues that will serve as a basis for personal and professional growth and positive lifestyle changes.  The minor, which is multidisciplinary, is administered by the Department of Kinesiology.

With the approval of the department and college that administer the student's degree program, courses that are used to satisfy the requirements for the minor may also be used to satisfy the requirements for the bachelor's degree.

Requirements for the Minor in Health Promotion

The student must complete:

1. All of the following courses (9 credits):
HNF 150 Introduction to Human Nutrition 3
KIN 121 The Healthy Lifestyle 3
PSY 320 Health Psychology 3
2. At least 9 credits from the following courses:
ANP 270 Women and Health:  Anthropological and International Perspectives 3
ANP 370 Culture, Health, and Illness 3
CEP 260 Dynamics of Personal Adjustment 3
CEP 261 Substance Abuse 3
EEM 260 World Food, Population and Poverty 3
EPI 390 Disease in Society: Introduction to Epidemiology and Public Health 4
GEO 435 Geography of Health and Disease 3
HDFS 225 Lifespan Human Development in the Family 3
HDFS 444 Interpersonal Relationships in the Family 3
HDFS 445 Human Sexuality 3
HM 101 Introduction to Public Health 3
HNF 102 Dietary Supplements: Evidence vs. Hype 3
HNF 310 Nutrition in Medicine for Pre-Health Professionals 3
HNF 385 Public Health Nutrition 3
HNF 406 Global Foods and Culture 3
HNF 415 Global Nutrition 3
HNF 457 Sports and Cardiovascular Nutrition 3
PHL 344 Ethical Issues in Health Care 4
PHL 453 Ethical Issues in Global Public Health 3
PSY 333 The Neurobiology Food Intake and Overeating 3
SOC 475 Health and Society 3