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

College of ED & Human Sciences

Degree Specific Credits: 93

Required Cumulative GPA: 2.0

Catalog Year: 2017-2018

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 Courses25
Outside Major Lower Division Required Courses36-37
Upper Division Departmental Required Courses26
Outside Major Upper Division Required Courses3
Total Hours90-91

Lower Division Departmental Required Courses

Rule: All courses are required.

Note: Students should take ECP 120 and ECP 121 within two years of graduation in order to ensure current certification. Students may substitute outside Emergency Medical Responder Certification for these courses.

AHAT 210Prevention and Care Athletic Injuries2
AHAT 213Prevention and Care Athletic Injuries Lab1
ECP 121Emergency Medical Responder 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 Hours23

Minimum Required Grade: C-

Outside Major Lower Division Required Courses

Rule: All courses are required.

Note: BIOH 201N and BIOH 202N are co-requisites completed for a total of 4 credits and BIOH 211N and BIOH 212N are co-requisites completed for a total of 4 credits.

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 111AIntro to Public Speaking3
M 115Probability and Linear Mathematics3
NASX 105HIntro Native Amer Studies3
PSYX 100SIntro to Psychology3
Select one of the following: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)
WRIT 101College Writing I3
WRIT 121Intro to Technical Writing3
or WRIT 201 College Writing II
Total Hours35-36

Minimum Required Grade: C-

Upper Division Departmental Required Courses

Rule: All courses are required.

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

Rule: Complete the following course.

ENST 472Gen Sci: Conservation Education3
or BIOE 172N Introductory Ecology
Total Hours3

Minimum Required Grade: C-