Jul 15, 2024  
2024-2025 Springfield College Catalog 
2024-2025 Springfield College Catalog

Health Promotion Minor

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Program Description

The Health Promotion minor is open to all undergraduate students at Springfield College, except students in the Health Promotion for Schools and Communities major.  The minor is designed for students who have an interest in health and wellness to gain an in-depth understanding of  health-related topics, including community health education, sexuality, violence prevention, human disease, ethics, addiction, or environmental health.  These courses engage students with the necessary skills and knowledge to pursue advanced studies in health promotion, and the ability to apply health promotion concepts to their personal lives and chosen career path.

Program Highlights

Degree: N/A

Required Credits: 15

School: School of Physical Education, Leadership and Sports Performance 

Department:  Physical Education and Health Education

Modality: On-Ground

Locations: Main Campus (Springfield)

Additional Information: https://springfield.edu/programs/health-promotion

Undergraduate Curriculum Overview

The Academic Advising Center provides the following repositories of sequencing and curriculum guides for all undergraduate majors and minors to assist with course planning:  

Additional Notes:

  • There may be circumstances where credit totals do not reflect coursework that is eligible to count towards Core Curriculum and Major Requirement sections of a major simultaneously.
  • Degree requirements are subject to change. 

Additional Information

HLTH 260, 304, 308 and 355 are recommended for students seeking health/family and consumer science teacher licensure.  Most states require 30+ credits in health/family and consumer science for teacher licensure.  Contact the Office of Educator Preparation and Licensure for more information.

HLTH 365 is specifically required for Connecticut licensure.

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