Oct 02, 2022  
2019-2020 EIU Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2019-2020 EIU Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Health Promotion Honors Program


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To be eligible for Departmental Honors in the Department of Health Promotion, students must meet the following requirements.

  1. Health Administration, Health Communication, or Health Promotion major, OR Community Health or Health Communication minor.
  2. Admissions standards of either the Overall GPA Pathway OR the Major GPA Pathway.
  3. Successful completion of the 12 s.h. Honors Curriculum.
  4. Specified GPA requirements listed in their Admission Pathway.

Both native and transfer students are eligible.

Students who fail to maintain the specified GPA for their admission path will be dismissed from the program.

Students dismissed from the Departmental Honors program may request readmission ONE TIME. Students become eligible to apply for readmission by: 

  • Raising their cumulative and/or major GPA to the levels specified in the admission path requirements under which they were originally admitted to the program; and
  • Filing a petition seeking readmission with the Health Promotion Departmental Honors Coordinator.

Students who have been dismissed from the program more than one time are not eligible for readmission.

Pathways for Admission:


Overall GPA Pathway

  • Completion of at least 12 s.h. of coursework at EIU with a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher; 
  • Permission of the Health Promotion Departmental Honors Coordinator; and
  • Permission of the Dean of the Pine Honors College.

Major GPA Pathway

  • Completion of at least 12 s.h. of coursework at EIU, and at least 9 s.h. of HPR/HCM courses, with a MAJOR GPA of 3.75 or higher; 
  • Permission of the Health Promotion Departmental Honors Coordinator; and 
  • Permission of the Dean of the Pine Honors College.

Required Courses (6 semester hours):


Elective Courses (select 6 semester hours):


  • Graduate level Health Promotion course approved by the Health Promotion Departmental Honors Coordinator and the Health Promotion Graduate Coordinator (3 s.h.)
  • Study Abroad approved by the Health Promotion Departmental Honors Coordinator (3+ s.h.)
  • HPR 4444 Health Promotion Honors Independent Study (3 s.h.)
  • University Honors course approved by the Health Promotion Departmental Honors Coordinator (3 s.h.)
  • 3 s.h. Internship with approval of the Health Promotion Departmental Honors Coordinator, Health Promotion Internship Coordinator, and Undergraduate Academic Advisor. Note: For Health Promotion, Health Administration, and Health Communication majors, the Honors Internship must be supplemental to the internship required for the academic major program.

Footnote:


* May substitute for elective hours in the major or minor with Academic Advisor approval.

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