Rhode Island College

2015-2016 Catalog


Health Education B.S.

Retention Requirements

  1. A minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.50 each semester.
  2. A minimum grade of B- in HPE 300 and HPE 418, and a recommendation to continue from the instructors of each course.
  3. A minimum grade of B- in all other required and professional courses.
  4. Completion of the Professional Service Retention Requirement prior to enrolling in HPE 424.

Course Requirements

Courses

CourseTitleCreditsOffered
HPE 101Human Sexuality

3

Fall, Spring, Summer.
HPE 102Personal Health

3

Fall, Spring, Summer.
HPE 202Principles of Health Education

3

Fall, Spring.
HPE 221Nutrition

3

Fall, Spring.
HPE 233Social Perspectives of Health

3

Fall, Spring.
HPE 303Community Health

3

Fall, Spring.
HPE 307Dynamics and Determinants of Disease

3

Fall, Spring.
HPE 325Assessment in Health and Physical Education

3

Fall.
HPE 404Organization and Administration of School Health Education Programs

3

Spring.
HPE 410Stress Management

3

Fall, Spring.
HPE 431Drug Education

3

Fall, Spring.

Professional Courses

CourseTitleCreditsOffered
CEP 315Educational Psychology

3

Fall, Spring, Summer.
FNED 346Schooling in a Democratic Society

4

Fall, Spring, Summer.
HPE 300Concepts of Teaching

4

Fall, Spring.
HPE 417Instructional Planning in Health Education

3

Spring.
HPE 418Practicum in Health Education

4

Fall.
HPE 422Student Teaching Seminar in Health Education

2

Fall, Spring.
HPE 424Student Teaching in Health Education

10

Fall, Spring.
SPED 433Adaptation of Instruction for Inclusive Education

3

Fall, Spring, Summer.

Note: Students must present current certification in basic first aid, adult-child-infant CPR, and AED in order to student teach.

Cognates

CourseTitleCreditsOffered
BIOL 108Basic Principles of Biology

4

Fall, Spring, Summer.
BIOL 231Human Anatomy

4

Fall, Spring, Summer.
BIOL 335Human Physiology

4

Fall, Spring, Summer.
PSYC 110Introduction to Psychology

4

Fall, Spring, Summer.

Note: BIOL 108: Fulfills the Natural Science category of General Education.

Note: BIOL 335: Fulfills the Advanced Quantitative/Scientific Reasoning category of General Education.

Note: PSYC 110: Fulfills the Social and Behavioral Sciences category of General Education.

Total Credit Hours: 82