Academic Catalog 2024-2025

Health Studies, Bachelor of Science Option I - Teacher Certification

The University Core Curriculum is the same across all undergraduate bachelor's programs.   Please consult the academic advisor for your designated major before selecting courses in this area.


General Education Core Curriculum42
General Education Core TCCNS Equivalent
Major Requirements54
Professional Development24
Total Hours120

General Education Core Curriculum (Standard) 1

ENGL 1301Freshman English I3
ENGL 1302Freshman English II3
MATH 1314College Algebra3
Life and Physical Sciences
BIOL 1308Survey of Life Science3
BIOL 2301Human Anat & Phys I3
Language, Philosophy, and Culture
ENGL 2332World Literature I3
Creative Arts
MUSI 1315Fine Arts In Daily Living3
American History
HIST 1301Soc & Pol Hist US to 18773
HIST 1302Soc & Pol Hist US Since 18773
Government/Political Science
POLS 2305American Government3
POLS 2306Texas Government3
Social and Behavioral Sciences
PSYC 2301General Psychology3
Institutional Options
COMM 1321Business & Professional Comm3
or COMM 1315 Public Address
EDCI 2310Ins Tec3
Total Hours42

General Education Core Curriculum (TCCNS Equivalent)

Major (Health Studies)

HED 223Basic C P R2
HED 233History & Principles of Health2
HED 234Hlth & Biolfuncs3
HED 333Emergency and Care of Injuries3
HED 335Problems In Community Hygiene3
HED 336Organ Admin Of Hlth Progms3
HED 339Diseases & Consumer Health3
HED 399Health Seminar2
HED 340Epidemiology3
HED 432Fitness For Living3
HED 433Personal Health & Safety I3
HED 434Mental Health3
HED 436Hygiene Of The School Child3
HED 471Drugs and Health3
HED 477Human Sexuality3
KIN 437Kinesiology3
or KIN 438 Physiology of Exercise I
Cognate Courses
FS 102Freshman Seminar/ first Year Experience1
PE 107Walk Jog Fitness Appraisal1
PE 122Aerobic Activity1
KIN 331Performance Practicum3
GEOG 1303World Regional Geography3
Total Hours54

Professional Development

EDCI 310Field Based I Perf Focus Tchng3
EDCI 339Classrm Mngt3
EDCI 328Field Based -II Perf Focus Tch3
EDCI 350Desgng & Implg Inst/Assessment3
RDG 401Div Pop3
EDCI 404Cert Sem3
Total Hours24

Students should be advised by a major advisor prior to registering for any credit, particularly any core curriculum credit as listed.

Plan of Study Grid
First Year
First SemesterHours
COMM 1321
Business & Professional Comm
or Public Address
FS 102 Freshman Seminar/ first Year Experience 1
BIOL 1308 Survey of Life Science 3
ENGL 1301 Freshman English I 3
HED 233 History & Principles of Health 2
MATH 1314 College Algebra 3
Second Semester
ENGL 1302 Freshman English II 3
HIST 1301 Soc & Pol Hist US to 1877 3
POLS 2305 American Government 3
MUSI 1315 Fine Arts In Daily Living 3
PSYC 2301 General Psychology 3
HED 223 Basic C P R 2
Second Year
Third Semester
BIOL 2301 Human Anat & Phys I 3
HED 234 Hlth & Biolfuncs 3
GEOG 1303 World Regional Geography 3
PE 122 Aerobic Activity 1
Fourth Semester
HIST 1302 Soc & Pol Hist US Since 1877 3
POLS 2306 Texas Government 3
HED 333 Emergency and Care of Injuries 3
HED 336 Organ Admin Of Hlth Progms 3
EDCI 2310 Ins Tec 3
Third Year
Fifth Semester
HED 335 Problems In Community Hygiene 3
HED 340 Epidemiology 3
KIN 331 Performance Practicum 3
HED 399 Health Seminar 2
EDCI 404 Cert Sem 3
HED 433 Personal Health & Safety I 3
Sixth Semester
HED 432 Fitness For Living 3
HED 339 Diseases & Consumer Health 3
EDCI 310 Field Based I Perf Focus Tchng 3
EDCI 339 Classrm Mngt 3
KIN 437
or Physiology of Exercise I
PE 107 Walk Jog Fitness Appraisal 1
Fourth Year
Seventh Semester
HED 477 Human Sexuality 3
HED 436 Hygiene Of The School Child 3
EDCI 328 Field Based -II Perf Focus Tch 3
EDCI 350 Desgng & Implg Inst/Assessment 3
RDG 401 Div Pop 3
Eighth Semester
HED 434 Mental Health 3
HED 471 Drugs and Health 3
 Total Hours120