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Undergraduate Admissions Information
Office of Undergraduate Admissions
Madonna University
36600 Schoolcraft Road
Livonia, Michigan 48150-1176
(734) 432-5339 or (800) 852-4951, ext. 5339
Fax (734) 432-5424
Email: admissions@madonna.edu

Health Education Minor
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Health Education Minor    
   Minor Courses (20 cr. to be chosen)    
      HED 2410   Concepts: Physical Activity, Nutrition, Mental/Emotional Health 3 cr.  Examination of physical activity, nutrition, and mental/emotional health and its relation to overall health. Topics include appropriate activities for optimal fitness, as well as nutritional needs for optimal health. 
      HED 2420   Concepts: Safety, Violence Prevention, Environmental Health 3 cr.  An examination of topics and issues related to community, consumer, and environmental health, as well as personal safety and violence prevention. 
      HED 2430   Concepts: Personal/Social Health/ DiseaseCommunicable&NonCommunicable 3 cr.  Personal and social health, as well as prevention methods for communicable and non-communicable diseases. Emphasis is placed on how to promote healthy lifestyles. 
      HED 2440   Concepts: Drug Use and Abuse 3 cr.  Examination of the historical impact of drug use, as well as social, psychological, and physiological factors related to drug abuse. Treatment and substance abuse prevention programs are also addressed. 
      HED 3460   Human Sexuality 2 cr.  Topics and issues related to healthy sexuality and to the program for sexuality education in the public education setting. Prerequisites: HED 2410, HED 2420, HED 2430, HED 2440. 
      HED 4410   Curriculum in Health Education 3 cr.  Study of modern curriculum, philosophy, history, and its relation to overall secondary education. Professional issues and competencies of health educators are also addressed. Students learn to develop, implement, and modify curriculum using best practices. Prerequisites: HED 2410, HED 2420, HED 2430, HED 2440; admission to the Teacher Education Program; prerequisite or corequisite: Methods course in major. 
      HED 4510   Assessment in Health Education 3 cr.  Examination of the development and use of assessment and evaluation strategies for health education, methods, and resources. Prerequisites: HED 2410, HED 2420, HED 2430, HED 2440; admission to the Teacher Education Program; prerequisite or corequisite: Methods course in major. 
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