Health Promotion, Education, and Behavior Minor

Minor Requirements

To enroll in the HPEB minor, students must have a minimum 2.75 GPA. A minimum of 18 credit hours is required from the following curriculum. Students must complete courses with a grade of ‘C’ or higher.

Course Title Credits
Core Course Requirements
HPEB 300Introduction to Health Promotion, Education, and Behavior3
HPEB 553Community Health3
Select one course on the topic of "Special Populations" from the following:3
Women's Health
Sociology of Aging
Cultures, Pregnancy, and Birth
Southern Discomfort: Public Health in the American South
Race, Ethnicity, and Health: Examining Health Inequalities
Maternal and Child Health
Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) Health
Select one course on the topic of "Health and Health Behaviors" from the following:3
Human Sexual Behavior
Health Psychology
Sociology of Medicine and Health
First Aid and Emergency Preparedness
Human Sexuality Education
Applied Aspects of Human Nutrition
The Total School Health Program
Drug Prevention
Tobacco Prevention and Control in Public Health
Nutrition Through the Life Cycle
Maternal and Child Nutrition
HIV/STI Prevention
Select one course on the topic of "General Concepts in Health Promotion" from the following:3
Social Demography
Global Population Issues
Practicum in Health Promotion
Personal and Community Health
Principles of Global Health
Food Systems
Health Promotion in a Changing Society
Consumer Health in Contemporary Society
Behavioral Concepts and Processes for the Health Professional
Medical Anthropology: Field Work
Medical Anthropology
Additional Course
Select an additional course from one of the three focus areas listed above:3
Special Populations
Health and Health Behaviors
General Concepts in Health Promotion
Total Credit Hours18

Note: A maximum of 3 non-HPEB courses can be taken to fulfill the elective requirements.