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Health Education Teacher Education Endorsement

This plan of study will satisfy the Illinois State Board of Education's (ISBE) requirements for a secondary endorsement in Health Education:

Minimum 24 credit hours of approved content, of which a minimum are 12 credit hours of courses numbered 200 or higher.

This plan also meets the approval of the Department of Health Sciences, earning the candidate the institution's recommendation for secondary level endorsement in Health Education by the ISBE.

To successfully complete the endorsement plan of study, and earn the recommendation for endorsement by the Department of Health Sciences, the candidate must complete each course with a grade of C or higher and successfully pass the ISBE State Content Test in Health Education. All Teacher Education students must maintain a GPA of 2.5.


• PSY/SOA 123 – Human Sexuality
• HSC 190 – Foundations of Health Education (fall only)
• HSC 293 – Principles of Human Disease (fall only)
• HSC 290.02 – Strategies in Health Education (spring only) (Prerequisite HSC 190)• HSC 294 – Diseases of the Human Body (spring only)
 (Prerequisite HSC 293)
• HSC 391 – Curriculum & Evaluation in School Health
• HSC 292 – Community Public Health
• HSC 387 - Programs in School Health (fall only)
 (Prerequisite HSC 290.2 & HSC 292)
• HSC 390 – Drugs in Society
 (Prerequisite – Junior standing)



Courses in the Department of Health Sciences are major blocked each semester. A limited number of seats are available for endorsement candidates in each course. Non-majors are prioritized by need and notified about overrides into HSC 190 and 293 in March via

Overrides may be requested on-line beginning on the first day of advanced registration. Go to the Health Sciences' departmental website at and then click on 'academic advising'. One of the options there is 'override request form'. Use this form to request overrides into courses taught in the HSC department. Courses taught outside of HSC are managed by the department offering the course.

It is recommended that candidates meet with the HSC advisor to create a long term plan of study for the endorsement in HETE.

Department of Health Sciences Academic Advisor: Anjie Almeda
FHS 311
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