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Admission Requirements


Students wishing to study health education must apply in the Office of Academic Advising. To be admitted into the Health Education Major, students must:

  • Have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5
  • Complete ENG 101 and 102 with grades of C or better.

Direct Admission for High School Students

High school students with a strong academic record may apply for direct admission into the Exercise Science major. Students must have earned at least a 25 Composite ACT score (1150 SAT) and at least a 3.25 high school grade point average (on a 4-point scale) to be eligible for direct admission to the program.

This admission is contingent upon the student meeting state and program-specific retention requirements while a student at SIUE.

Graduation Requirements

  • Complete all specific program requirements
  • Complete all general education requirements
  • Complete a minimum of 120 credit hours (at least 30 of which must be completed at SIUE and at least 60 of which must be completed at a regionally accredited 4-year institution)
  • A minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.0
  • Bachelor of Science requires completion of eight lecture courses in life, physical or social science, including two labs. Check the Course equivalency Guides (CEG) at for approved courses.
  • File an application for graduation by the first day of the term in which you plan to graduate

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