PHED 4502 School Health Education 2/3/3

Prerequisite: Admission to Teacher Education program

This course focuses on current school health education topics. Topics include alcohol, tobacco and drug education; human sexuality; HIV/AIDS; sexually transmitted infections and school violence. This course also addresses qualities of effective curricula, content standards, instructional strategies and lesson and unit plan preparation for classroom based instruction. Students observe, develop and implement developmentally appropriate instructional strategies in public schools and in other community group settings. Take concurrently with PHED 4501.