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School Health Education

This concentration area is intended for students interested in teaching health education within a public or private school setting. Upon completion of their bachelor's degree, they are eligible to apply to the fifth-year Graduate Teacher Education Program (GTEP) in the Graduate School of Education at PSU. After completingthe GTEP, they will be certified to teach in the state of Oregon. Students must complete:

Students pursuing a concentration in school health education must complete:

PHE 275 - Stress Management 4
PSY 311 - Human Development 4
PHE 326U - Drug Education 4
PHE 335U - Human Sexuality 4
PHE 355U - Consumer Health Issues 4
PHE 363 - Communicable Diseases and Chronic Health Problems 4
PHE 365 - Health Promotion Programs for Children and Youth 4
Ed 420 - Introduction to Education 4
PHE 425U - Nutrition for Health 4
PHE 448- Health Ed. Tech. and Strategies
PHE 466 - Mind-Body Health: Disease Prevention 4
PHE 467 - Mind-Body Health: Human Potential 4
PHE 471-- Program Planning/Evaluation in Health

*An anatomy and physiology sequence (2 series) is required by Portland State University's GTEP program*

A list of Health and Physical Education pre-requisites for the GTEP program can be found here