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School Health Education, Minor

Requirements

Students MUST have a Secondary Education degree to certify with the School Health Education Endorsement.

Total Program Credits: 21

Matriculation Requirements:
  1. Must be accepted into a Secondary Education major program.
Discipline Core Requirements: 21 Credits
  NUTR 1020 Foundations of Human Nutrition 3
  HLTH 2600 Drugs Behavior and Society 3
  HLTH 2800 Human Sexuality 3
  HLTH 3200 Principles of Community Health 3
  HLTH 3220 Foundations of Health Education 3
  HLTH 3260 Modifying Health Behavior 3
  HLTH 4100 Health Education Curriculum for Secondary Teachers 3

Graduation Plan

This graduation plan is a sample plan and is intended to be a guide. Your specific plan may differ based on your Math and English placement and/or transfer credits applied. You are encouraged to meet with an advisor and set up an individualized graduation plan in Wolverine Track

Milestone courses (pre-requisites for a course in one of the subsequent semesters) are marked in red and italicized.

Semester 1 Course Title Credit Hours
HLTH 2800* Human Sexuality 3
HLTH 3200 Principles of Community Health 3
HLTH 2600 Drugs, Behavior, and Society 3
HLTH 4100 (Fall Only) Health Education Curriculum for Secondary Teaching 3
  Semester total: 12
Note: *Pre-requisites are required to be taken. Please see the advisor.   
Semester 2 Course Title Credit Hours
HLTH 3260* Modifying Health Behavior 3
HLTH 3220 Foundations of Health Education 3
NUTR 1020 Foundation of Nutrition 3
  Semester total: 9
Note: *Pre-requisites are required to be taken. Please see the advisor.   
  Degree total: 21

Department

Name: Public & Community Health
Location: Health Professions Building West Campus 987 S Geneva Rd Orem, UT
Telephone: 801-863-8651
Email: tcasanova@uvu.edu
Web Address: uvu.edu/publichealth/
Chair: Mary Brown
 
 

Mission Statement

The mission of the Department of Community Health is to contribute to the improvement of the well-being of individuals, families and communities. Academic study and course work is designed to guide students toward the intelligent self-direction of their health behavior. The department is committed to the development of academic programs that will assist students in the achievement of their professional goals, within the health care field. The faculty is dedicated to superior teaching, professional development (scholarship), and service.

 
 

Public & Community Health

  • Administrative Support: Taylor Casanova
  • Mail Stop: 170
  • Telephone: 801-863-8651
  • Email: tcasanova@uvu.edu
  • Advisor: Becca Brimhall
  • (AA/AS Community Health, BS Community Health - Community Health Education, Minor Community Health Education)
  • Office: HP 101c
  • Telephone: 801-863-6579
  • Email:  rebecca.brimhall@uvu.edu
  • Advisor: Kristie Dockstader
  • (BS Community Health - Health Services Administration, BS School Health Education, Minor School Health Education)
  • Office: HP 101b
  • Telephone: 801-863-6579
  • Email: kdockstader@uvu.edu


Courses in the Public and Community Health area of study lead to possible careers in community health education and promotion, school health, health care management, and other community health and human service administration.

Students in the Department of Public and Community Health may receive an Associate in Science or Arts with an emphasis in Community Health; an Integrated Studies Bachelor of Science or Arts with a Community Health Emphasis; a Bachelor of Science in Community Health in one of the following areas: Community Health Emphasis, School Health Education Emphasis, Health Services Administration; or a Health Minor with an emphasis in Community Health Education or School Health Education.

The Public and Community Health program at UVU provides support courses for General Education, the Elementary Education program, and the Integrated Studies program. The department is committed to provide course work that will enable students to complete an Associate in Science or Associate in Arts Degree with a pre-major in Community Health, and that can be transferred to other institutions.

 
 

College of Health and Public Service

  • Dean: David McEntire
  • Office: HA 2015
  • Telephone: 801-863-7817
 
 

Faculty

Brian Barthel(1998)

Associate Professor

Department: Public & Community Health
Faculty



B.S., M.S., Health Science/Community Health, Brigham Young University; Ph.D., Health Education, Southern Illinois University.

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James Bemel(2010)

Associate Professor

Department: Public & Community Health
Faculty



B.S., Health Promotion, Weber State University; M.S., Public Health/Health Services Administration, Ph.D., Health Promotion & Education, University of Utah.

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Mary Brown(2006)

Associate Professor

Department: Public & Community Health
Faculty



B.S., M.S., Community Health, Brigham Young University; Ph.D., Health Promotion & Education, University of Utah.

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Matthew Flint(2010)

Associate Professor

Department: Public & Community Health
Faculty



B.S., Spanish, Brigham Young University, M.H.Ed., Brigham Young University; Ph.D., Health Education/Health Promotion, Oregon State University.

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Sarah Hall(2015)

Assistant Professor

Department: Public & Community Health
Faculty



B.A., English, M.P.S., Public Administration, Brigham Young University; Ph.D., Global Health, Arizona State University.

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TeriSue Smith Jackson(2008)

Associate Professor

Department: Public & Community Health
Faculty



B.S., Community Health, M.S., Public Health, Brigham Young University; Ph.D., Health Promotion and Education, University of Utah.

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Merilee Larsen(2013)

Lecturer

Department: Public & Community Health
Faculty



B.S., Community Health, Utah Valley University; M.P.H., Health Education, Ph.D., Public Health, Loma Linda University.

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Lynley Murphy(2002)

Associate Professor

Department: Public & Community Health
Department Chair, Faculty



B.S., Health Education, M.S., Health Services, Brigham Young University; Ph.D., Health Promotion & Education, University of Utah.

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Mindy Steadman(2016)

Lecturer

Department: Public & Community Health
Faculty



B.S., Community Health, Utah Valley University; M.P.H., Public Health, Brigham Young University.

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Robert Walsh(2002)

Professor

Department: Public & Community Health
Faculty



B.S., Brigham Young University; M.H.E., Health Education, Idaho State University; Ed.D., Health Education, University of Idaho.

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Blake Waters(2017)

Assistant Professor

Department: Public & Community Health
Faculty



B.U.S., Environmental Health, M.P.A., Public Administration, Ph.D., public Health University of Utah.

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