The Department of Health, Human Movement, & Sport offers the Bachelor of Science degree in Health Promotion with a Concentration in School Health.
The concentration in School Health prepares students for Vermont Agency of Education Level I Teacher Licensure in Health Education PreK-12. The concentration offers field experiences in local schools that focus on the skill, knowledge, and understanding necessary to be successful in contemporary educational settings. The department is strongly committed to a standards-based approach with high expectations for students' effort, achievement, and behavior.
Students completing this program are expected to demonstrate skills, including, but not limited to:
- The ability to organize, develop, implement, and evaluate a comprehensive health education program (pre K-12 curriculum) that includes the following Vermont health core concept areas: alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs; family, social, and sexual health; mental and emotional health; nutrition and physical activity; personal health and wellness; and violence and injury prevention.
- The ability to develop and implement an assessment plan consistent with national and state standards.
- The ability to develop accommodations for a health education program to meet the needs of all individuals. This includes an understanding of applicable laws, policies, and procedures.