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Health Education 

Chair: Dr. Garry Killgore, gkillgor, x2410, HHPA 219
Transfer Advisor: Dr. Dawn Graff-Haight, dghaight, x2641, HHPA 219
First-Year student contact: Dr. Dawn Graff-Haight, dghaight, x2641, HHPA 219

Health Education, when combined with successful training through the Education Department, leads to basic teacher certification. The program prepares students for entry-level positions delivering health education in accordance with national professional standards. Students who complete the program are prepared to take nationally recognized certifications in their discipline.

GUIDELINES FOR FIRST-YEAR STUDENTS

FALL SEMESTER:

  • Enroll in Health Education major courses
    • HHPA 180: Personal Health Promotion
    • HHPA 242: Human Sexuality
    • ENVS 101: Human Ecosystems (or wait to take BIOL 108 when it is offered) 
  • Enroll in an INQS (this may also be completed in Spring) 

Fill your schedule with courses for the Linfield Curriculum requirements and/or a second major (if you have one)

Meet with Health Education first year contact: Dawn Graff-Haight (dghaight@linfield.edu)

SPRING SEMESTER:

  • Enroll in Health Education major courses
    • HHPA                100      Drug Use in the U.S.
    • EDUC                150      Foundations of Education (for those considering a teaching license)

Fill your schedule with courses for the Linfield Curriculum requirements and/or a second major (if you have one)

NOTE:  It is a good idea to select a second major or a minor that provides an emphasis in another discipline that will strengthen your post-graduate professional pursuits.

MAJOR SPECIFIC ADVISING INFORMATION:

NOTES:
If you are planning to become a teacher, do the following: (a) consult the Student Handbook For Teacher Education (which you may obtain in the Education Dept. located in Potter Hall) for the requirements for entry into the teacher education program; (b) schedule an appointment with a member of the education faculty (Education Dept.) and discuss the requirements for entry into a teacher education program; (c) schedule the following courses during your freshman year because these are prerequisites for admission to teacher education. 

INQS 125: Inquiry Seminar (freshman year)

EDUC 150: Foundations of Education

Major and minor info: See 2014-2015 Course Catalog for more detailed decriptions of Major/Minor requirements.