Iowa Secondary School Health Education Teaching Endorsement - Open Cohort

Tentative course schedule
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Required Category: Methods of Teaching Health
PH 4186 Studies in Secondary School Health Education Methods -- 3 units

Required Category: Family Life Education
PH 4186 Studies in Sexuality Education for School Health Educators -- 3 units

Required Category: Human Nutrition
PH 1030 Basic Nutrition -- 2 units

Required Category: Mental/Emotional Health
PH 4186 Studies in Mental and Emotional Health for School Health Educators -- 3 units

Required Category: Personal Wellness
PH 4186/5186 Studies in Consumer Health for Educators -- 2 units*

Required Category: Public or Community Health
PH 4186/5186 Studies in Community and Public Health for the Educator -- 3 units

Required Category: Substance Abuse
PH 4186 Studies in Substance Abuse Prevention for School Educators -- 3 units

Elective courses: Depending on prior coursework, these courses may apply to state requirements.
FAM SERV 1020 Family Relationships -- 3 units
PH 2160 Medical Terminology -- 2 units
PH 4186/5186 Studies in Consumer Health for Educators -- 2 units*
SW 4171/5171 Addictions Treatment -- 3 units

*Credit for "Studies in Consumer Health for Educators" may apply toward the Personal Wellness required category OR as an elective. Students who have taken HPELS 1010 Personal Wellness or equivalent have met this requirement.