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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: 25

Matriculation Requirements:
  1. Admitted to a bachelor degree program at UVU.
Discipline Core Requirements: 25 Credits
  NUTR 1020 Foundations of Human Nutrition 3
  HLTH 1100 Personal Health and Wellness 2
or HLTH 3100 Health Education for Elementary Teachers (2.0)  
  HLTH 1200 First Aid 2
  HLTH 2400 Concepts of Stress Management 3
  HLTH 2600 Drugs Behavior and Society 3
  HLTH 2800 Human Sexuality 3
  HLTH 3220 Foundations of Health Education 3
  HLTH 4100 Health Education Curriculum for Secondary Teachers 3
  HLTH 4200 Health Education Teaching Methods 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 1100 or HLTH 3100 Personal Health and Wellness or Health Education for Elementary Teachers 2
HLTH 1200 First Aid 2
HLTH 2600 Drugs, Behavior, and Society 3
HLTH 2800* Human Sexuality 3
HLTH 4100 (Fall Only) Health Education Curriculum for Secondary Teaching 3
  Semester total: 13
Note: *Pre-requisites are required to be taken. Please see the advisor.   
Semester 2 Course Title Credit Hours
HLTH 2400 Concepts of Stress Management 3
HLTH 3220 Foundations of Health Education 3
HLTH 4200 Health Education Teaching Methods 3
NUTR 1020 Foundation of Nutrition 3
  Semester total: 12
Note: *Pre-requisites are required to be taken. Please see the advisor.   
  Degree total: 25

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 Department of Public and Community Health provides excellent, engaged learning experiences that will prepare successful students who are competent professionals serving the health needs of individuals, families, and communities.

 
 

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 Associate in Science in Health Sciences; 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.

 
 

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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Ruthann Cunningham(2018)

Assistant Professor

Department: Public & Community Health
Faculty



B.S., Fitness and Wellness Management, M.S., Exercise Science, Brigham Young University; Ph.D., Health Science, A.T. Still University

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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)

Assistant Professor

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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Robert Walsh(2002)

Professor

Department: Public & Community Health
Faculty



B.S., Health Education, 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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