Undergraduate Minor - Minor in Health Promotion

Minor in Health Promotion
Program Code:
6763 Health Promotion
Program Level:
Award Type:
Minor Undergraduate
Start Term:
College of Education
Relevant Excerpt(s) from Academic Programs:
Department of Kinesiology
Relevant Excerpt(s) from Academic Programs:

Excerpt from the official Academic Programs Catalog:

Listed below are the approved requirements for the program from the official Academic Programs Catalog.
Students must consult their advisors to learn which specific requirements apply to their degree programs.
Following this section are the requirements as represented in Degree Navigator, MSU's online advising tool. The Degree Navigator section is only available for programs using Degree Navigator for degree certification.

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. Both of the following courses (6 credits):  
  KIN 121 The Healthy Lifestyle 3
  PSY 320 Health Psychology 3
2. One of the following courses (3 credits):  
  HNF 150 Introduction to Human Nutrition 3
  HNF 260 Principles of Human Nutrition 3
3. 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
  BS 162 Organismal and Population Biology 3
  CEP 260 Dynamics of Personal Adjustment 3
  CEP 261 Substance Abuse 3
  EEP 260 World Food, Population and Poverty 3
  FSC 421 Food Laws and Regulations 3
  HDFS 145 The Individual, Marriage and the Family 3
  HDFS 225 Lifespan Human Development in the Family 3
  HDFS 414 Parenting 3
  HDFS 444 Interpersonal Relationships in the Family 3
  HDFS 445 Human Sexuality 3
  HM 101 Introduction to Public Health 3
  HNF 375 Community Nutrition 3
  HNF 377 Applied Community Nutrition 4
  HNF 406 Global Foods and Culture 3
  LB 144 Biology I: Organismal Biology 4
  MMG 301 Introductory Microbiology 3
  MMG 302 Introductory Laboratory for General and Allied Health Microbiology 1
  NUR 300 Pathophysiology 4
  PHL 344 Ethical Issues in Health Care 4
  PSY 339 Psychology of Women 3
  SOC 241 Social Psychology 3
  SOC 475 Health and Society 3


Degree Requirements from Degree Navigator.

NOTE: Degree Navigator is an advising tool only and should not be viewed as a contract with the student. Any questions about the requirements should be directed to an academic advisor.

Health Promotion, MNUN (6763)

Required Credits: 18    Program Version: FS15

Requirement 1: Minor - Health Promotion - Core
Minor - Health Promotion - Core: 1 course from KIN121

Requirement 2: Minor - Health Promotion - Health Psychology
Minor - Health Promotion - Health Psychology: 1 course from PSY320

Requirement 3: Minor - Health Promotion - Human Nutrition
Minor - Health Promotion - Human Nutrition: 1 course from HNF150, HNF260

Requirement 4: Minor - Health Promotion - Required Electives
Minor - Health Promotion - Required Electives: 9 credits from ANP270, ANP370, CEP260, CEP261, EEP260, FSC421, HNF375, HNF406, PHL344, SOC241, BS162, HM101, HNF377, LB144, MMG301, MMG302, NUR300, PSY339, HDFS145, HDFS225, HDFS414, HDFS444, HDFS445, SOC475, approved courses

Requirement 5
18 credits required to complete this degreeThe specified coursework in this program may not equal this total. The difference must be made up of open options which must be acceptable within the limits of this program. In cases of doubt, please consult an academic advisor.