Arizona State University
University Senate

Senate Motion #2017- 63

Motion Introduced by: Curriculum and Academic Programs Committee, Caroline Harrison, Chair

Date of First Reading: March 27, 2017

Date of Second Reading: August 28, 2017

Title of Motion: Request from the College of Health Solutions – School of Nutrition and Health Promotion -for the establishment of an undergraduate certificate – Health Education Specialist

Action Requested: This curricular proposal has received all college, school, unit and university administrative approvals, and is being presented to the Senate for review and voting decision.   

Rationale: The purpose of this certificate is to allow students the opportunity to earn the Certified Health Education Specialist credential. The certificate will allow students from various majors to meet the necessary qualifications to sit for the exam and become a Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES). In order to earn this credential and qualify to take the CHES exam, students must complete a minimum of 25 credit hours of CHES related coursework and hold a bachelor's degree (in any field) or have graduated with a bachelor's degree within 60 days of sitting for the exam.

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