Arizona State University
Senate Motion #2014-20
Motion Introduced by: Curriculum and Academic Programs Committee, Eduardo Pagan, Chair
Date of First Reading: November 4, 2013
Date of Second Reading: December 2, 2013
Title of Motion: Request from the College of Health Solutions– School of Nutrition and Health Promotion- for the establishment of an undergraduate degree – BS in Health Education and Health Promotion
Action Requested: The Curriculum and Academic Programs Committee recommends University Senate approval of a proposal submitted by the College of Health Solutions– School of Nutrition and Health Promotion - for the establishment of an undergraduate degree – BS in Health Education
Rationale: The Bachelor of Science in Health Education provides students a pathway to become a Certified Health Education Specialist and is the only undergraduate program at ASU designed specifically to provide professional preparation as a health education educator. Students will gain the knowledge, skills, and expertise to develop and deliver programs that increase awareness about healthy lifestyle behavior, improve health behaviors, lesson unhealthy behaviors, and create environments supportive of healthy lifestyles.
A distinctive aspect of this degree is an outstanding senior capstone internship that provides pre-professional experience in health promotion settings.