Health Enhancement B.S.

Individuals interested in teaching in K-12 schools must complete a degree in the content area they want to teach plus the teacher preparation program through the Department of Curriculum and Instruction. Individuals must complete the teaching major/teaching track within that degree program, which may contain different course requirements than the academic major since the sequence of courses is designed to meet state standards. Upon completion of the degree program with the teaching track and the secondary licensure program, one will be eligible for a standard Montana teaching license in this content area.

Bachelor of Science - Health & Human Performance; Health Enhancement Concentration

Phyllis J. Washington College of Education and Human Sciences

Degree Specific Credits: 83-84

Required Cumulative GPA: 2.0

Catalog Year: 2018-2019

Note: The Bachelor of Science degree in HHP with the Health Enhancement option requires 130 total credits to graduate. Students must be formally admitted to the Teacher Education Program and complete all of the professional education licensure requirements. See the Department of Curriculum & Instruction in the College of Education and Human Sciences for information. A major GPA of 2.75 is required to be eligible for student teaching.

General Education Requirements

Information regarding these requirements can be found in the General Education Section of the catalog. 


Lower-Division Departmental Required Courses22
Outside Major Lower-Division Required Courses32-33
Upper-Division Departmental Required Courses26
Outside Major Upper-Division Required Courses3
Total Hours83-84

Lower-Division Departmental Required Courses

Note: Students should take ECP 120 within two years of graduation in order to ensure current certification. Students may substitute outside Emergency Medical Responder Certification for these courses.

Complete all of the following courses:
AHAT 210Prevention and Care Athletic Injuries2
AHAT 213Prevention and Care Athletic Injuries Lab1
ECP 120Emergency Medical Responder Lecture3
HEE 203Professional Activities I2
HEE 204Professional Activities II2
HTH 110Personal Health and Wellness3
KIN 201Basic Exercise Prescription3
KIN 205Foundations of HHP3
NUTR 221NBasic Human Nutrition3
Total Hours22

Minimum Required Grade: C-

Outside Major Lower-Division Required Courses

Complete all of the following courses:
BIOH 201NHuman Anat Phys I (equiv 301)4
BIOH 211NHuman Anat Phys II (equiv 311)4
BIOM 250NMicrobiology for Hlth Sciences3
CHMY 121NIntroduction to General Chemistry3
COMX 111AIntroduction to Public Speaking3
M 115Probability and Linear Mathematics3
NASX 105HIntro Native Amer Studies3
PSYX 100SIntro to Psychology3
Complete one of the following courses:3-4
Introduction to Statistics
Psychological Statistics (must be pre-approved by advisor)
Social Statistics (must be pre-approved by advisor)
Intro to Biostatistics (must be pre-approved by advisor)
Statistical Procedures in Educ (must be pre-approved by advisor)
Total Hours29-30

Minimum Required Grade: C-

Upper-Division Departmental Required Courses

Complete all of the following courses:
HEE 301Meth of Secondary HE3
HEE 302Methods of Instructional Strategies in Elementary PE3
HEE 340Methods of Health Education3
HTH 465Leading Health and, Human Perform Orgs3
HTH 475ELegal and Ethical Issues Health and Exercise Professions3
KIN 320Exercise Physiology3
KIN 321Exercise Physiology Lab1
KIN 322Kinesiology3
KIN 323Anatomical Kinesiology Lab1
KIN 330Motor Learning and Control3
Total Hours26

Minimum Required Grade: C-

Outside Major Upper Division Required Courses

Complete one of the following courses:3
Introductory Ecology
Gen Sci: Conservation Education
Total Hours3

Minimum Required Grade: C-