Bachelor of Science in Health Education Roadmap

120 Total Units Required
Minimum Number of Units in the Major: 62

Plan of Study Grid
First SemesterUnits
MATH 124
Elementary Statistics 1
or Data Analysis in Education
3
GE Area A: Oral Communication (A1) or Critical Thinking (A3) 2 3
GE Area A: Written English Communication (A2) 3 3
GE Area C: Arts (C1) or Humanities (C2) 3
GE Area D: U.S. History (D2) or U.S. and California Government (D3) 3
 Units15
Second Semester
BIOL 100
BIOL 101
Human Biology
and Human Biology Laboratory
4
GE Area B: Physical Science (B1) 4
GE Area C: Arts (C1) 3
SF State Studies or University Elective 3
 Units14
Third Semester
BIOL 210
BIOL 211
General Microbiology and Public Health
and General Microbiology and Public Health Laboratory
4
GE Area A: Oral Communication (A1) or Critical Thinking (A3) 3
GE Area A: Written English Communication II (A4) 3
 
GE Area D: Social Sciences (D1) 3
GE Area D: U.S. History (D2) or U.S. and California Government (D3) 3
 Units16
Fourth Semester
Select one of the following: 3
Personal and Social Determinants of Health  
Promoting Positive Health  
Relaxation and Stress Reduction  
Holistic Health: Western Perspectives  
GE Area A: Written English Communication II (A4) if not already satisfied 3
 
GE Area C: Humanities: Literature (C3) 3
SF State Studies or University Elective – Take Two 6
 Units15
Fifth Semester
H ED 400GW Community Assessment in Public Health - GWAR 3
H ED 405 Introduction to Community/Public Health 3
H ED 425 Introduction to Research and Statistics in Health 3
H ED 655 Environmental Health 3
GE Area UD–B: Upper Division Physical and/or Life Sciences (Consider SF State Studies Course) 3
 Units15
Sixth Semester
H ED 410
Organization and Function of Health Services
or Policy Issues in Health Education
3
H ED 420 Epidemiology 3
H ED 430 Community Health Education Theory 3
Major Emphasis (9–12 units total) – Take One 4,5,6 3
GE Area UD–D: Upper Division Social Sciences (Consider SF State Studies Course) 3
 Units15
Seventh Semester
H ED 431 Program Planning, Implementation, and Evaluation 3
H ED 455 Community Organizing and Community Building for Health 3
Major Emphasis (9–12 units total) – Take two 4,5,6 6
SF State Studies or University Elective 3
 Units15
Eighth Semester
H ED 480 Fieldwork and Reflective Seminar 9
H ED 520 Structural Oppression and Social Foundations of Health 3
Major Emphasis (9-12 units total) if not already satisfied 4,5,6 3
 
 Units15
 Total Units120
1

Another course may be substituted for MATH 124 on advisement.

2

All LLD and SF State Studies requirements (AERM, GP, ES, SJ) are met within the major.

3

ENG 114 can only be taken if you complete Directed Self-Placement (DSP) and select ENG 114; if you choose ENG 104/ ENG 105 through DSP you will satisfy GE Area A2 upon successful completion of ENG 105 in the second semester; multilingual students may be advised into alternative English courses.

4

Community-Based Public Health Emphasis (9 units)
Units selected from the following on advisement (one course must have an H ED prefix):

AA S 591 Asian American Community Health Issues (3 units)
AFRS 370 Health, Medicine, and Nutrition in the Black Community (3 units)
ANTH 630 Medical Anthropology (3 units)
BIOL 326 Disease! (3 units)
BIOL 327 AIDS: Biology of the Modern Epidemic (3 units)
BIOL 332 Health Disparities in Cancer (3 units)
H ED 100 Public Health Biology (3 units)
H ED 200 Global Health (3 units)
H ED 210 Personal and Social Determinants of Health (3 units)
H ED 221 Health and Social Justice - Burning Issues, Taking Action (3 units)
H ED 241 Health and Social Movements in the United States in the 20th Century (3 units)
H ED 280/COUN 280 Empowering Poor Families to Graduate Out of Poverty (3 units)
H ED 290/HH 290 Promoting Positive Health (3 units)
H ED 305 Critical History of Public Health in the United States (3 units)
H ED 315 Drugs and Society (3 units)
H ED 320 Contemporary Sexuality (3 units)
H ED 414 Women's Health - Problems and Issues (3 units)
H ED 415 Health Aspects of Aging (3 units)
H ED 417 AIDS: Contemporary Health Crisis (3 units)
H ED 434/GEOG 434 Geographies of Health and Health Care (3 units)
H ED 450 Policy Issues in Health Education (3 units)
H ED 527/CINE 527 Documentary for Health and Social Justice I (6 units)
H ED 528/CINE 528 Documentary for Health and Social Justice II (6 units)
H ED 630 Elementary School Health (3 units)
H ED 635 Secondary School Health (1 units)
H ED 640 Structural Inequities and Public Health (3 units)
H ED 650 Training and Education Processes in Public Health (3 units)
H ED 670 Principles of Peer Health Education (3 units)
H ED 671 Practice of Peer Health Education (3 units)
H ED 685 Projects in the Teaching of Health Education (1-4 units)
H ED 699 Independent Study (1-3 units)
HH 205 Relaxation and Stress Reduction (3 units)
HH 380 Holistic Health: Western Perspectives (3 units)
HH 381 Holistic Health: Eastern Perspectives (3 units)
HH 382 Holistic Health: Human Nature and Global Perspectives (3 units)
HH 430 Foundation of Biofeedback and Self-Regulation (3 units)
HH 433 Autogenic Training and Embodied Living (3 units)
HH 540 Meditation and Imagery in Healing (3 units)

5

School Health Emphasis (12 units)
Units selected from the following on advisement:
DFM 253 Nutrition in Health and Disease (3 units)
CFS 355 Nutrition for Wellness (3 units)
CFS 453 Nutrition in the Life Cycle (3 units)
H ED 210 Personal and Social Determinants of Health (3 units)
H ED 315 Drugs and Society (3 units)
H ED 320 Contemporary Sexuality (3 units)
H ED 630 Elementary School Health (3 units)
H ED 635 Secondary School Health (1 units)
H ED 685 Projects in the Teaching of Health Education (1-4 units)
H ED 699 Independent Study (1-3 units)

6

Holistic Health Studies Emphasis (12 units)
Units selected from the following on advisement:
Select nine units of the following:
HH 380 Holistic Health: Western Perspectives (3 units)
HH 381 Holistic Health: Eastern Perspectives (3 units)
HH 382 Holistic Health: Human Nature and Global Perspectives (3 units)
HH 383 Chinese Perspectives in Holistic Health (3 units)
Select three units of the following on advisement:
HH 200 Holistic Approach to Academic Success (3 units)
HH 205 Relaxation and Stress Reduction (3 units)
HH 210 The Dao of Well-Being in Chinese Tradition (3 units)
HH 290/H ED 290 Promoting Positive Health (3 units)
HH 420 Chinese Body-Mind Energetics (3 units)
HH 430 Foundation of Biofeedback and Self-Regulation (3 units)
HH 433 Autogenic Training and Embodied Living (3 units)
HH 450 Somatic Education and Holistic Health (3 units)
HH 530 Herbal and Nutritional Principles in Chinese Healing (3 units)
HH 535 Western Nutrition and Herbs (3 units)
HH 540 Meditation and Imagery in Healing (3 units)
HH 545 Imagery and Healing in Tibetan Culture (3 units)
HH 560 Naturopathic Medicine and Personal Wellness (3 units)
HH 650 Anthroposophical Health Studies (3 units)
HH 660 Art as Healing (3 units)
HH 670 Alternative Health Practices (3 units)
HH 680 Holistic Health Internship Seminar (3 units)
HH 690 Seminar: Psychophysiology of Healing (3 units)
HH 699 Independent Study (1-3 units)