State law requires teaching knowledge, attitudes, and skills for making health-promoting decisions and healthy behaviors.
Alabama Course of Study: Health Education
The Alabama Course of Study: Health Education addresses the foundational knowledge and skills for a comprehensive school health program. It incorporates the eight major health content areas necessary for a successful school health program. These areas are consumer and community health, environmental health, family health, personal health and safety, mental and emotional health, nutrition, prevention and control of disease, and substance use and abuse.