University Catalogue

Curriculum in Health Education and Promotion

Leading to the Degree of Bachelor of Science

(see footnotes at bottom)


First Semester

*ENGL 101G,H Freshman Composition 3 hours
*GBIO 151G General Biology I 3 hours
*BIOL 152 General Biology Laboratory I 1 hour
*CHEM 101, or
General Chemistry I
General Chemistry I for Science Majors
3 hours
*CLAB 103, or
CLAB 123
General Chemistry Laboratory I
General Chemistry Laboratory I for Science Majors
1 hour
*MATH 105, or
MATH 151/161G
Finite Mathematics
College Algebra with FundamentalsCollege Algebra
3 hours
SE 101 Freshman Academic Success at Southeastern 2 hours
  Total: 16 hours


Second Semester

*ENGL 102G,H Critical Reading and Writing 3 hours
*MATH 241G Elementary Statistics 3 hours
*ZOO 250G Human Anatomy and Physiology Lecture I 3 hours
*ZOOL 252 Anatomy and Physiology Laboratory I 1 hour
PSYC 101G General Psychology I 3 hours
††HS 133 Healthy Lifestyles for the 21st Century 3 hours
  Total: 16 hours



First Semester

ZOO 251
Human Anatomy and Physiology Lecture II
3 hours
*ZOOL 253 Anatomy and Physiology Laboratory II 1 hour
*ENGL 230, or
ENGL 231, or
ENGl 232G,H
World Literature
English Literature
American Literature
3 hours
  3 hours
††HS 162 Drugs and Society 3 hours
††HS 251 Health and Human Sexuality - Contemporary
3 hours
  Total: 16 hours


Second Semester

*COMM 211G,H Introduction to Public Speaking 3 hours
††HS 252 Health and Stress 3 hours
††HS 300 Foundations of Health Education 3 hours
††HS 331 Health Information and the Media                3 hours
Visual Arts,
  3 hours
  Total: 15 hours




First Semester

††HS 312 Community Health 3 hours
††HS 420 Health Promotion Program Planning                                  3 hours
††HS 360 Introduction to Epidemiology 3 hours
††FCS 342 Nutrition 3 hours
*Management or
  3 hours
  Total: 15 hours


Second Semester

††HS 315 Study of Human Diseases 3 hours
  3 hours
††HS 440 Research Methods in Health Sciences 3 hours
††HS 453 Health Assessment and Promotion 3 hours
Electives   4 hours
  Total: 16 hours




First Semester

††HS 131 Emergency Health Care 2 hours
††HS 362 Promoting Health in the Worksite 3 hours
††HS 401 Health Instruction 3 hours
††HS 454 Health Behavior Change 3 hours
  3 hours
Electives   3 hours
  Total: 17 hours



Second Semester

††HS 410 Internship in Health Education and Promotion 6 hours
Electives   3 hours
  Total: 9 hours


Total semester hours required 120

Southeastern 101 is not required of transfer or readmitted Southeastern Students with 30 hours or more. Those students will replace Southeastern 101 with 2 hours of electives.

GGeneral Education Courses
HHonors students to take Honors course option:
ENGL 101 or 121H or 123H
ENGL 102 or 122H or 124H
ENGL 230 or 231 or 232 or 210H or 291H or 292H
HIST 101 or 102 or 201 or 202 or 101H or 102H or 201H or 202H
COMM 211 or 211H
GBIO 106 or 151H
GBIO 151 or 151H
Art Elective or HONR 191 

††A grade of C or higher is required.

*Grade of "C" or higher is required.
Social/Behavioral Science Elective must be sophomore level or higher, and selected from courses in Anthropology, Criminal Justice, Economics, Geography, Political Science, Psychology, or Sociology.