Health Education and Promotion

Undergraduate Curriculum

2011-2012 Undergraduate Catalog:
Health Education, Community and Public Health Concentration, B.S.
Health Education, Health Education and Lifetime Wellness Concentration, B.S

The undergraduate degree program for persons majoring in Health Education includes concentrations in:
Lifetime Wellness
The school health educator is certified to teach in public   and private school settings. In this concentration, the student is encouraged   to develop a second teaching field so that she or he may become highly   marketable. The Department offers certification in "Lifetime   Wellness," a required course for high school graduation in the state of   Tennessee.

Community and Public Health
Community and Public Health is a concentration within the Health Education degree program that equips graduates with knowledge and skills necessary to address health conditions through actions that promote, protect and preserve the health status of individuals, communities and the general public. Recipients of this degree work in a variety of settings including, but not limited to, communities, schools (K-12 [varies by state]), health care, business/industry and college/university. In addition to specific settings, graduates may work at the federal, state, county or local level. Specific position titles held by graduates include; Health Education Specialist, Health Promotion Specialist, Wellness Coordinator, Program Planner, Project Coordinator, Program Evaluator, Program Analyst and Policy Advisor.