Academic Catalog


Minor Health Education Minor


BIOL 240 or BIOL 250 and HPE 200 are prerequisites for the minor and are not included in the calculation of the grade point average for the minor. Requirements for the minor are:

HPE 317Human Growth & Motor Development3
HPE 324Teaching Injury Care for Sports3
HPE 402Methods and Materials in Health Education3
HPE 430Nutrition and Fitness Education3
Total Credit Hours12

For completion of a minor, a student must have a minimum overall cumulative grade point average of 2.00 in all courses specified as a requirement for the minor exclusive of 100- and 200-level courses and prerequisite courses (2.75 for teacher licensure with no less than C- earned in all core courses) and complete a minimum of six hours in upper-level courses in the minor requirement through courses offered by Old Dominion University. To obtain a Virginia teaching license, all teacher education and licensure only students must attain a passing score on the appropriate Praxis II specialty area test.