Bachelor of Science in Education – Health Education
Health educators play an important role in teaching young people personal responsibility for their minds and bodies. The SIU Bachelor of Science in Education for health education majors presents coursework and field experiences focused on nutrition, healthy living choices, current state and national public health related issues such as obesity and substance abuse, and the ability to teach this content to diverse learners. If you are interested in teaching future generations to facilitate better health and wellness, earn your BS in Education with a concentration in Health Education at Salem International University.
The SIU Bachelor of Science in Education – Health Education degree is approved by the West Virginia Department of Education and leads to licensure as a health education teacher at all school levels (pre-kindergarten through adult).
Concentration Courses – Health Education
Candidates for the BS in Education must complete core courses in general education and professional education. The Health concentration includes the following courses:
- Kinesiology & Biomechanics
- Physiology of Exercise & Performance Assessment
- Multicultural Literature
- Consumer Health
- Categorical School Health Topics
- Admin of School Health Programs
- Substance Use & Abuse
- Materials & Methods of Teaching Health
- World Civilizations
- World Civilizations 2
- World Geography
- Society and the Individual
Program curriculum is also designed to address the content topics of Praxis-based state licensure tests.
Health Concentration Study Options
You can earn your BS in Education with a Health concentration on campus in West Virginia. Our campus offers you:
- The opportunity to connect with our diverse, supportive learning community
- A 40-month accelerated completion schedule
- Comprehensive preparation for licensure
Prepare to Teach with Salem
Earn your degree with Salem International University. Talk to an admissions advisor for more information about our BSED in Health today!