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*This is a new program. When there is sufficient interest, we will offer the full program.

The Bachelor of Science degree in Community Health provides opportunities for students to prepare for careers related to public health and improvement of health for humanity. In addition to the General Education outcomes, the student will be given the opportunity to:

  1. Describe the needs for public and primary health care;
  2. Describe health care delivery systems;
  3. Identify parts of the human body;
  4. Explain how nutrition impacts the human body;
  5. Explain how the environment impacts the human body;
  6. Compare curative services with prevention services for health care;
  7. Identify public health problems;
  8. Develop a plan to solve a public health problem; and
  9. Use empirical data for the purpose of developing a thesis-driven paper.
Course IDSubject AreaCredits
Area I: General Education Requirements for the Bachelor of Science Degree
GS 101 Introduction to College Studies: Technology, Leadership, and Success(5)
GS/SH 110 Environmental Science, Sustainability, and Health(5)
EN 104 English Composition and Writing(5)
EN 105 Mechanics and Research of Academic Writing(5)
EN 202 Introduction to Public Speaking, Communication, and Self-Awareness(5)
GS/IT 109 Technology in the Information Age(5)
MA 105 Introduction to College Algebra(5)
MA 205 Application of Math in Society(5)
MA 210 Applied Statistics(5)
PY 220 Introduction to Psychology: Development, Personality, and Motivation(5)
SO 202 Introduction to Sociology: Culture and Diversity in a Global Society(5)
SO 235 Local and Global Citizenship with Experiential Learning (See p. 14 for additional costs)(5)
Total General Education Requirements for the Bachelor of Science Degree(60)
Area II: Community Health Requirements (Lower Division)
BI 107General Biology I(5)
HE 102 Introduction to Human Anatomy(5)
HE 103 Introduction to Human Physiology(5)
HE 104 Introduction to Community Health(5)
HE 205 General Epidemiology(5)
HE 206 Epidemiology of Communicable and Non-Communicable Diseases(5)
HE 211 International Community Health(5)
HE 212 Primary Health Care and Public Health Administration(5)
 Total Community Health Requirements (Lower Division)(40)
 Area III: Community Health Requirements (Upper Division) 
HE/IT/OL 305 Business Informatics(5)
HE 302 Environmental Community Health(5)
HE 303 Occupational Health and Safety and Health Informatics(5)
HE 304 Regional and International Health Care Delivery Systems(5)
HE 305 Public Health Nutrition, Food, Food Quality, and Food Hygiene(5)
HE 306 Demography and Population Dynamics, Health Promotion of Special Groups(5)
HE 307 Program Development and Management for Community Health(5)
HE 402 Family Planning, Maternal and Child Health(5)
HE 403 Health in Transition, Disasters and Humanitarian Health Situations(5)
HE 404 Introduction to Health Economics, National Health Policy and Planning(5)
HE 405 Public Health Lab Practices(5)
HE 406 Community Health Application Through Experiential Learning(5)
OL 404 Strategic Leadership and Management(5)
PY 322 Psychological and Health Issues in Diverse Cultures(5)
BS 402 Principles of Research Methodology(5)
Total Community Health Requirements (Upper Division)(75)
Area IV: Capstone 
BS 490A Undergraduate Capstone Project I(2)
BS 490B Undergraduate Capstone Project II(3)
Total Capstone(5)
Total Credits Required for Graduation(180)