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Document Type

Thesis - University Access Only

Award Date


Degree Name

Master of Science (MS)

Department / School

Home Economics

First Advisor

Virginia Clark


The purpose of this study was to describe the health/family life education programs currently offered in South Dakota secondary schools. Questions to be answered in this research included: 1. What content areas are included and how much time is spent covering each of these content areas in health/family life education? 2. What are the titles of courses that include a health/family life component? 3. Are there differences in the preparation of those who teach health/family life education? 4. Do most administrators and teachers believe that health/family life education courses in South Dakota should be required or elective courses?

Library of Congress Subject Headings

Family life education -- South Dakota
Health education (Secondary) -- South Dakota




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