Rhode Island College

2020-2021 Catalog


Health Education B.S.

Retention Requirements

  1. A minimum cumulative G.P.A. of 2.75 each semester.
  2. A minimum grade of B- in HPE 300, HPE 417 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 200WPromoting Health and Well-Being in Schools

3

Fall, Spring.
HPE 210Nutrition Education and Promotion

3

Spring.
HPE 326Assessment in Health Education

2

Spring.
HPE 340Sexual Health Education and Promotion

3

Fall.
HPE 410Managing Stress and Mental/Emotional Health

3

Fall, Spring.
HPE 431Drug Education

3

Fall.

Professional Courses

CourseTitleCreditsOffered
CEP 215Introduction to Educational Psychology

4

Fall, Spring, Summer.
FNED 101Introduction to Teaching and Learning

2

Fall, Spring, Summer.
FNED 246Schooling for Social Justice

4

Fall, Spring, Summer.
HPE 300Health Education and Health Promotion Pedagogy

3

Fall, Spring.
HPE 417Practicum in Elementary Health Education

3

Fall.
HPE 418WPracticum in Secondary Health Education

3

Spring.
HPE 422WStudent Teaching Seminar in Health Education

2

Fall, Spring.
HPE 424WStudent Teaching in Health Education

9

Fall, Spring.
HPE 434Health Education Student Teaching Capstone

1

Early Spring.
SPED 333Introduction to Special Education: Policies/Practices

3

Fall, Spring.
SPED 433Special Education: Best Practices and Applications

3

Fall, Spring.
TESL 401Introduction to Teaching Emergent Bilinguals

4

Fall, Spring.
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.

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: CEP 215: Fulfills the Social and Behavioral Sciences category of General Education.

Total Credit Hours: 70