Bachelor of Science, Major in Public Health

Requirements: To major in Public Health, a student must maintain a minimum overall grade point average of at least 2.75.  If a student drops below 2.75, they will be given one semester to increase their GPA before being required to leave the major.

Bachelor of Science in Public Health
Core Curriculum
Component Area I (Communication)6
Component Area II (Mathematics)3
Component Area III (Life and Physical Science)8
Component Area IV (Language, Philosophy, and Culture)3
Component Area V (Creative Arts)3
Component Area VI (U.S. History)6
Component Area VII (Political Science/Government)6
Component Area VIII (Social and Behavioral Sciences)3
Component Area IX (Component Area Option)4
Degree Specific Requirements
BIOL 2401Human Anatomy 14
or BIOL 2403 Human Anatomy & Physiology I
BIOL 2402Human Physiology4
or BIOL 2404 Human Anatomy & Physiology II
CHEM 1406Inorganic & Envir Chemistry 14
or CHEM 1411 General Chemistry I
FACS 2362Nutrition 23
or FACS 1367 Basic Nutrition
KINE 2115Lifetime Health and Wellness 31
MATH 1314Pre Calculus Algebra 43
or MATH 1410 Elementary Functions
or MATH 1420 Calculus I
MATH 1369Elementary Statistics3
or MATH 1370 Intro to Biomedical Statistics
or MATH 3379 Statistical Mthods In Practice
PSYC 1301Introduction To Psychology 53
Major
HLTH 1360Fund Hlth Promo & Hlth Careers (Freshman)3
HLTH 2383Multicultural Health Issues3
HLTH 2391Human Diseases3
HLTH 3350Principles of Public Health3
HLTH 3355US Health Care Systems3
HLTH 3360Epidemiology3
HLTH 3361Health Planning & Evaluation3
HLTH 3392Health Comm & Literacy3
HLTH 4380Global Health3
HLTH 4387Community Health3
HLTH 4390Environmental Health3
HLTH 4360Research Methods/Statistics3
HLTH 4393Prof Prep Health Careers 63
HLTH 4394Internship Program 63
Prescribed Electives
Select 26 hours of the following (9 hours must be 3000 or 4000 level):26
Lifestyle and Wellness
Health & Medical Terminology
Drug Use and Abuse
Safety Education
Family Life & Sex Education
Practicum
Mgng Hlth Promo in Workplace
Interventions for Wellness
Directing Wellness Programs
Health Care Policy
Health Informatics
Economics for Health Managers
Patient Navigation
Health Laws and Ethics
Problems in Health
Internship Program
Special Topics in Health
Environmental Science
Intro Applied Microbiology
Child Abuse And Neglect
Intro to Technical Writing (WE)
First Aid & CPR - Am Red Cross
Functional Kinesiology
Physiology Of Exercise
Plane Trigonometry
General Physics Laboratory I
General Phy-Mechanics & Heat
Pol Ethnic Minorities & Gender
Public Administration
Abnormal Psychology
Physiological Psychology
Development Psychology
Principles Of Sociology
Sociology Of Health & Illness
Sociology Of Disaster
Or other courses approved by Department
Total Hours120

Notes

Consult current University catalog for questions concerning transfer courses and residency requirements.

Students must earn a grade of "C' or better in HLTH 4393 and HLTH 4394.

BIOL 2402 requires a grade of “C” or higher in BIOL 2401 and CHEM 1406.

HLTH 3350, HLTH 3361, HLTH 4380, HLTH 4387, HLTH 4390, HLTH 4360, HLTH 4363, HLTH 4364, HLTH 4365, HLTH 4366,  KINE 3373 require Junior Standing.

HLTH 3360 requires a prerequisite of MATH 1369, MATH 1370, MATH 3379 or STAT 3379.

HLTH 3392 requires the prerequisites of HLTH 1360.

HLTH 4393 requires a prerequisite of the completion of 12 hours of HLTH course work.

HLTH 4394 requires a prerequisite of HLTH 4393.

HLTH 4375 requires a prerequisite of HLTH 1360, HLTH 3355, Senior standing.

FACS 3339 requires a prerequisite of FACS 1367 or FACS 2362.

SOCI 3365 requires a prerequisite of SOCI 1301 which satisfies 3 hours of the Core Curriculum requirement for Component Area VIII (Social and Behavioral Sciences).

MATH 3379 requires 3 hours of completed course work in college Math.

POLS 3366 requires a prerequisite of POLS 2305.

ENGL 1301 and ENGL 1302 are prerequisites for ENGL 3330 and satisfies the Core Curriculum requirement for Component Area I (Communications).

KINE 3362 requires a prerequisite of BIOL 2401 or BIOL 2403.  Student can co-enroll in courses.

PHYS 1301 has a prerequisite of MATH 1410 or MATH 1316 or MATH 1420 with a grade of “C” or higher for the course.  MATH 1316 and MATH 1410 satisfy the 3 hours of Math required for the Core Competency Area II.

PSYC 3331 requires 3 hours of completed coursework in Psychology.

PSYC 3333 requires 3 hours of completed course work in Psychology and 4 hours of completed course work in Biology or permission of the instructor.

First Year
FallHoursSpringHours
BIOL 2401 or 240314Component Area IV3
CHEM 1406 or 141114BIOL 2402 or 24044
ENGL 130123ENGL 130223
KINE 211531HIST 130153
MATH 1314, 1410, or 142043MATH 1369, 1370, or 33793
 15 16
Second Year
FallHoursSpringHours
HIST 130253Component Area IX3
HLTH 13603FACS 23623
HLTH 23913HLTH 238373
POLS 230563POLS 230663
PSYC 130173Prescribed Elective83
 15 15
Third Year
FallHoursSpringHours
Component Area V3HLTH 33613
HLTH 33503HLTH 43803
HLTH 33553HLTH 43873
HLTH 33603HLTH 43903
HLTH 33923HLTH 439393
 15 15
Fourth Year
FallHoursSpringHours
HLTH 43603HLTH 43943
Prescribed Electives812Prescribed Electives811
 15 14
Total Hours: 120
Prescribed Elective Courses
BIOL 1401Environmental Science4
BIOL 2420Intro Applied Microbiology4
CRIJ 4338Child Abuse And Neglect3
ENGL 3330Intro to Technical Writing3
HLTH 1366Lifestyle and Wellness3
HLTH 2372Health & Medical Terminology3
HLTH 3380Drug Use and Abuse3
HLTH 3385Safety Education3
HLTH 3390Family Life & Sex Education3
HLTH 4117Practicum1
HLTH 4360Research Methods/Statistics3
HLTH 4361Mgng Hlth Promo in Workplace3
HLTH 4363Interventions for Wellness3
HLTH 4364Directing Wellness Programs3
HLTH 4365Health Care Policy3
HLTH 4366Health Informatics3
HLTH 4367Economics for Health Managers3
HLTH 4371Patient Navigation3
HLTH 4375Health Laws and Ethics3
HLTH 4392Problems in Health3
HLTH 4395Special Topics in Health3
KINE 2330First Aid & CPR - Am Red Cross3
KINE 3362Functional Kinesiology3
KINE 3373Physiology Of Exercise3
MATH 1316Plane Trigonometry3
PHYS 1101General Physics Laboratory I1
PHYS 1301General Phy-Mechanics & Heat3
POLS 3335Pol Ethnic Minorities & Gender3
POLS 3366Public Administration3
PSYC 3331Abnormal Psychology3
PSYC 3333Physiological Psychology3
PSYC 3374Development Psychology3
SOCI 1301Principles Of Sociology3
SOCI 3365Sociology Of Health & Illness3
SOCI 4334Sociology Of Disaster3

 Notes

Consult current University catalog for questions concerning transfer courses and residency requirements.

Students must earn a grade of "C' or better in HLTH 4393 and HLTH 4394.

BIOL 2402 requires a grade of “C” or higher in BIOL 2401 and CHEM 1406.

HLTH 3350, HLTH 3361, HLTH 4380, HLTH 4387, HLTH 4390, HLTH 4360, HLTH 4363, HLTH 4364, HLTH 4365, HLTH 4366,  KINE 3373 require Junior Standing.

HLTH 3360 requires a prerequisite of MATH 1369, MATH 1370, MATH 3379 or STAT 3379.

HLTH 3392 requires the prerequisites of HLTH 1360. HLTH 1360 and HLTH 1366.

HLTH 4393 requires a prerequisite of HLTH 4387, and the completion of 12 hours of HLTH course work.

HLTH 4392 requires a prerequisite of HLTH 4393 and departmental approval. HLTH 4394 requires a prerequisite of HLTH 4393.

HLTH 4375 requires a prerequisite of HLTH 1360, HLTH 3355, Senior standing.

FACS 3339 requires a prerequisite of FACS 1367 or FACS 2362.

SOCI 3365 requires a prerequisite of SOCI 1301 which satisfies 3 hours of the Core Curriculum requirement for Component Area VIII (Social and Behavioral Sciences).

MATH 3379 requires 3 hours of completed course work in college Math.

POLS 3366 requires a prerequisite of POLS 2305.

ENGL 1301 and ENGL 1302 are prerequisites for ENGL 3330 and satisfies the Core Curriculum requirement for Component Area I (Communications).

KINE 3362 requires a prerequisite of BIOL 2401 or BIOL 2403 .  Student can co-enroll in courses. BIOL 2401 (in Core) or BIOL 3410.

PHYS 1301 has a prerequisite of MATH 1410 or MATH 1316 or MATH 1420 with a grade of “C” or higher for the course.  MATH 1316 and MATH 1410 satisfy the 3 hours of Math required for the Core Competency Area II.

PSYC 3331 requires 3 hours of completed coursework in Psychology.

PSYC 3333 requires 3 hours of completed course work in Psychology and 4 hours of completed course work in Biology or permission of the instructor.