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BACHELOR OF SCIENCE WITH A MAJOR IN PUBLIC HEALTH

TRACK 1: INTERNSHIP OPTION (cumulative GPA of ≥ 2.75)

REQUIREMENTS -- 36 semester hours as follows:

  • HESS 233 Functional Human Anatomy and Physiology
  • HESS 234 First Aid and Safety
  • HESS 333 Nutrition
  • HESS 430 Substance Abuse
  • HLTH 130 Foundations of Health Science
  • HLTH 335 Introduction to the Study of Disease
  • HLTH 336 Epidemiology
  • HLTH 431 Public Health Administration
  • HLTH 462 Public Health Internship (6 semester hours)
  • Six hours of upper level HLTH and/or HESS electives

 

TRACK 2: NON-INTERNSHIP OPTION

  • HESS 233 Functional Human Anatomy and Physiology
  • HESS 234 First Aid and Safety
  • HESS 333 Nutrition
  • HESS 430 Substance Abuse
  • HLTH 130 Foundations of Health Science
  • HLTH 335 Introduction to the Study of Disease
  • HLTH 336 Epidemiology
  • HLTH 431 Public Health Administration
  • Twelve hours of upper level HLTH and/or HESS electives

Note: If a student is double majoring (Public Health and Exercise and Sport Science), only the core classes can be duplicated between the majors. There should not be overlap in elective class hours.

 


BACHELOR OF ARTS WITH A MAJOR IN PUBLIC HEALTH –- to include the requirements for the B.S. plus a foreign language through the intermediate level.

 


MINOR IN PUBLIC HEALTH

REQUIREMENTS --24 semester hours as follows:

  • HESS 233 Functional Human Anatomy and Physiology
  • HESS 234 First Aid and Safety
  • HESS 333 Nutrition
  • HESS 430 Substance Abuse
  • HLTH 130 Foundations of Health Science
  • HLTH 335 Introduction to the Study of Disease
  • HLTH 336 Epidemiology
  • Three hours of upper level HLTH and/or HESS electives