Health Education (Teacher add-on endorsement)
e Teacher Certification Add-On is specifically designed for those teaching in the South Carolina Schools. This program exists for teachers wishing to add a Health Certification Add-on to their existing teaching certification. Specifically, the state of South Carolina says the following:
I. GENERAL INFORMATION
A. Individuals who desire to add areas of certification to an existing certificate must complete a State Board of Education-approved program and present a passing score on the appropriate content-area examination(s) in the specific subject field, or complete the following add-on certification requirements specified by the Board.
- Bachelor's Degree
- Temporary, initial, or professional certificate at the early childhood, elementary, middle, secondary, or preK-12 level.
- Minimum qualifying score(s) on teh required content area examination(s) required by the State Board of Education.
- Specialized preparation
The Department of Health Science has all the classes required to complete the teacher certification add-on. All classes are offered in a distance learning format. Classes offered vary by semester.
Required Courses and Semester Hours
|Human Anatomy and Physiology (CCU-BIOL 232 & Lab)||4|
|School Health Program (CCU- HPRO 331 OR HPRO 332)||3|
|Emergency Preparedness and First Aid (CCU-HPRO 235)||3|
|Additional Courses and Semester Hours
(selected from list for a total of twenty-four semester hours)
|Environmental Health (CCU-HPRO 333)||3|
|Foods and Nutrition Education (CCU-HPRO 404*)||3|
|Contemporary Health Problems (CCU-HPRO 121*)||3|
|Drug Education and Drug-Taking Behaviors (CCU-HPRO 340)||3|
|Family Living and Sex Education (CCU-HPRO 310*)||3|
|Mental Health (N/A)||3|
|Valuing and Decision Making in Health Education||3|
|Consumer Health Education (CCU-HPRO 347)||3|
|Community and Public Health Practices (N/A)||3|
|Chronic and Communicable Disease (CCU-HPRO 382*)||3|