Health Studies Major and Teacher Preparation Program
This major provides students with the knowledge and skills to plan, implement, and evaluate health programs. It is one of only a few such professional programs in New England. Graduates go on to careers in government and social agencies, public and private schools, and clinical settings such as hospitals and medical facilities. This program results in a bachelor of science.
Health Studies Program Requirement Sheet(.doc)
Health Education Teacher Licensure Program
Students preparing to become teachers also take a range of education courses. Upon completion, they are eligible for the license exam to teach health education for grades PreK to 12.
Health Education Teacher Licensure Program Requirement Sheet(.doc)
In addition to general education requirements, core curriculum in health studies and health education teacher licensure includes:
- Consumer and Environmental Health
- Drugs and Society
- Family and Group Dynamics, and Violence Prevention and Psychosocial Health
- Elementary and Secondary Health Methods
- Introduction to Nutrition
- Community Health Education
- Human Sexuality
- Human Disease
- Anatomy and Physiology I & II/Labs I & II
- Chemistry Survey/Lab
- Childhood and Adolescent Development
- Families in Society
Related skill requirement:
- Outdoor Pursuits
Related wellness courses:
- In-line Skating
- Tai Chi Chuan
- Variable Resistance Training
For additional information, contact:
Kathy Mangano, Ed.D.
Phone: (413) 748-3147
For information regarding teacher licensure, contact the Office of Educator Preparation and Licensure at (413) 748-3155 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Review teacher licensure program information here.
For general admissions information, contact the Office of Admissions at (800) 343-1257.