The Community Health Education minor is ideal for students interested in health related professional careers who want an opportunity to develop skills and competencies for the growing field of health education and promotion.
For the rapidly growing number of students in health related major degree programs, including Biology, Kinesiology, Psychology and Nursing, this minor will provide an additional educational pathway and focused training in health education practice.
Please note: Twelve of the units taken to complete a minor (6 of which are upper
division) may not be used in fulfillment of other minors,
concentrations, or major requirements.
Complete both of the following courses:
Complete a minimum of 6 units from the following course/course combinations:
- CHHS 384: Quantitative Analysis of Survey Data (3 units)
- CHHS 445: Principles of Grantsmanship (3 units)
- PANM 422: Program Development: Planning (2 units)
- PANM 432: Program Development: Evaluation (2 units)
- PH 447: Food Policy, Culture & Health (3 units)
- PH 448: Principles of Epidemiology (3 units)
- PH 457: Health Systems & Policy (3 units)
- KIN 360/L: Nutritional Science (4 units)
- KIN 363: Human Sexuality (3 units)
- KIN 366: Health Behavior and Promotion (3 units)
- KIN 450: Exer Prescript for Special Pop (3 units)
- KIN 461: Stress Management (3 units)
- KIN 490: Evolutionary Medicine (3 units)
Demonstrate an understanding of the differences between self and others and be comfortable engaging in a process of relationship-building characterized by mutual respect and sensitivity; assess the needs and capabilities of culturally diverse populations, and communicate effectively across cultural groups.
Knowledge of Health & Human Services
Demonstrate an understanding of the fundamental principles and issues common to the major fields of health and human services including community health, social welfare and public policy, and demonstrate competence in the selected areas of concentration.