Add-On Licensure in Health Education
The Department of Human Kinetics and Health Education at the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh offers a program for teachers licensed in Wisconsin who wish to complete the Wisconsin 910 Add-On Licensure in PK-12 Health Education.
The program consists of 15 graduate credit hours, offered online or as hybrid courses. The five graduate-level courses included in the program satisfy licensure requirements for teachers with an undergraduate degree and teacher licensure in a certifiable teaching area as determined by the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction (DPI).
Health 710: Current Health Issues and Trends, 3 credits (Online)
This course will provide graduate students, with the necessary background in health content areas (nutrition, physical activity, personal health, safety and injury prevention, stress, violence/abuse, substance use and abuse, disease prevention, aging, death and dying, and mental and emotional health).
Health 715: Consumer and Community Health, 3 credits (Online)
This course will provide graduate students with the necessary background in health content areas (consumer and community health and environmental health).
Health 722: Curriculum Development and Program Planning in Health Education, 3 credits (Online)
This course will provide graduate students with the knowledge and skills necessary to develop effective curriculum and learning strategies for health education. Students will become comfortable applying the Wisconsin Standards of Health Education with psychosocial skills to assist students in the development of life skills.
The course will provide a “hands-on” atmosphere where knowledge is used and skills are practiced.
Health 728: Instructional Methods and Strategies in Health Education, 3 credits (Online)
This course is designed to have graduate students engage in an analysis of effective approaches to teaching health education to children.
Students will engage in the application of teaching methods, strategies, techniques and assessments in health education, constructing a series of “hands-on” learning opportunities.
Health 740: Human Sexuality: PK-12 Content and Programming, 3 credits (Online)
This course will provide graduate students with a review of current information on health and human sexuality. Emphasis is given to biological, political, psychosocial and educational aspects of human sexuality, with special emphasis on instructional activities related to interpersonal communication, decision-making, and clarification of values. Students will review Wisconsin law and curriculum expectations, while gaining a healthy appreciation and understanding of the controversial issues surrounding the teaching of this content in PK-12 schools.
For additional program information, please contact:
Dr. Michael Beeth
University of Wisconsin Oshkosh
Nursing Education Building Room - 117
Oshkosh, WI 54901