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Health Education

Degree Requirements 2020-2021

Health Education Major

  • HPE 104 – Components of Fitness Training
  • HPE 110 – Personal and Community Health
  • HPE 114 – Health and Safety Education
  • HPE 115 – Chemical Dependency Education
  • HPE 215 – Health and Exercise Psychology
  • HPE 316 – Human Sexuality
  • HPE 320 – School Health Curriculum
  • HPE 357 – Measurement in Health, Physical Education and Exercise Science
  • HPE 358 – Assessment in Health and Physical Education
  • HPE 390 – Instructional Methods and Materials in Health Education
  • HPE 410 – Administration and Supervision of the School Health Program
  • HPE 450 – Current Health Issues
  • BIO 103 – Human Anatomy and Physiology
  • One of PSY 250 or PSY 252
    • PSY 250 – Child Development
    • PSY 252 – Adolescent and Young Adult Development

Graduation Skills

Graduation skills in Critical Thinking (CT), Quantitative Reasoning (QR), Speaking (S), and Writing (W) are embedded throughout the offered courses and are met by completing the major.

Transfer students must consult an advisor about potential adjustments to their course requirements to fulfill each of these skills.

Health Education Minor

  • HPE 104 – Components of Fitness Training
  • HPE 110 – Personal and Community Health
  • HPE 114 – Health and Safety Education
  • HPE 115 – Chemical Dependency Education
  • HPE 316 – Human Sexuality
  • HPE 320 – School Health Curriculum
  • HPE 390 – Instructional Methods and Materials in Health Education
  • HPE 450 – Current Health Issues
  • BIO 103 – Human Anatomy and Physiology

(The Minnesota Board of Teaching does not license minors in teaching.)

Teaching Licensure

The Minnesota Board of Teaching has specific licensing requirements for teachers that may be subject to change after the publication of this catalog. It is the responsibility of the student to consult with the Augsburg Education Department to identify current Minnesota teacher licensure requirements.

A Bachelor of Science degree is available for students seeking teacher licensure. Students must consult with a faculty advisor concerning the Augsburg Core Curriculum requirements under the Bachelor of Science option.

All students seeking teaching licensure must receive a minimum grade of C- in all required courses with an HPE prefix.


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