Health

Jacki Wright (department head)

The health major is designed to prepare students to serve as professionals in the field of health, wellness, and fitness. Our graduates are well prepared to serve as teachers, researchers, or health practitioners in university, corporate, or commercial settings where exercise programming is a primary focus. Students may select a teaching or a health promotion major.

Required for a major:

Plan I (teaching): HLTH 125, 201, 226, 233, 234, 249, 343, 344, 352, 358, 465, 490; PE 100, 190, and PE 261. Writing requirement completed with HLTH 249. See education department for requirements specific to K–12 health education minor.

Plan II (health and fitness promotion): HLTH 125, 201, 226, 233, 249, 352, 358, 380, 465, 490; PE 190, 221, 223, 224, 261, 366; MGT 240. Writing requirement completed with HLTH 249.

Required for a minor: HLTH 125, 201, 233, 249, 352, 358, 465; PE 100 and PE 190.

Required for a second teaching area: See education department for specific requirements. The second teaching area license is offered only in the state of Iowa.