Academic Minor in Health and Fitness Education

Introduction

The minor in health and fitness education offers the background, content and strategies necessary for optimal teaching of Health Education in grades PK-12. The program is designed as an additional teaching certification that compliments the existing grade level of a teacher's certification. This minor enhances the marketability of students in an education field. The minor includes classes that current teachers could use as professional development opportunities to broaden and improve their knowledge base and teaching skills in health education.

The overall program emphasizes behaviors that promote health and fitness, prevent disease and reduce health risks. Students will analyze the impact of culture, media technology and other factors related to health and fitness.

 

For more information, contact:

Chris Stainer, Minor Adviser
211 Sports and Fitness Center
University of Wisconsin-Stout
Menomonie, WI 54751-0790

Phone: 715-232-1336
Email: stainerc@uwstout.edu

Declaring a Minor

To declare a minor, complete the "Applying for a Minor" survey online, and you will be given further instructions. Once this has been processed you will receive an e-mail confirmation from the Advisement Center.