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Health Sciences

 

Public & Community Health Track


The improvement of the quality of life and overall well-being by assisting individuals, communities, and societies in adopting healthy behaviors, policies, and environments. Employment settings may include public health programs, private sector programs, corporate wellness programs, gerontology, and the health and fitness industry.

Program of Study

  • Core Areas A—E
  • Core Area F (18 hours)
    • HSCC 2200 Health Communication
    • HSCC 2300 Management of Health Information
    • HSCC 2500 Health Issues and Resources
    • RESP 2110 Medical Terminology
    • MATH 2200 Statistics (if not taken in area D)
    • One course selected from (not taken in area E):
      • ANTH 1102 Anthropology
      • ECON 2105 Macroeconomics
      • PSYC 1101 Introduction to Psychology
      • SOCI 1101 Sociology
  • Physical Education
  • Major Field Courses (12 hours)
    • HSCC 3100 Research Methods
    • HSCC 3110 Health Law
    • HSCC 3140 Epidemiology
    • HSCC 4020 Seminar in Professional Issues
  • Related Field Courses (48 hours)
    • GERO 5500U Survey of Gerontology
    • HSCC 3760 Environmental and Community Health Issues
    • HSCC 4015 Health Planning
    • HSCP 3730 Health Promotion Theory
    • HSCP 3740 Health Promotion Methods
    • HSCP 3750 Topics in Public Health
    • PUBH 5550U Nutrition
    • A minimum of 27 semester hours from the following:
      • GERO 5510U Healthy Aging
      • HSCA 4201 Health Care Marketing
      • HSCA 4620 Principles of Management in Health Services Organizations
      • HSCA 4640 Managed Care Concepts
      • HSCC 3130 Health Policy Issues
      • HSCC 4950 Practicum
      • HSCP 2000 Ethical Theories/Moral Issues in Health
      • HSCP 3710 Worksite Wellness and Safety
      • HSCP 3790 Health and Fitness Management
      • HSCP 4000 Independent Study in Health Sciences
      • MHSA 5500U Managing Health Professionals
      • PEAT 2100 Prevention and Care of Sports Injuries
      • PEHM 2281 Human Structure and Function I
      • PEHM 2282 Human Structure and Function II
      • PSYC 5150U Conflict Resolution
      • PSYC 5200U Industrial/Organizational Psychology
      • PSYC 5300U Leadership and Group Dynamics
      • PUBH 5550U Nutrition
      • PUBH 5555U Health and Human Performance
      • PUBH 5560U Introduction to International Health
      • PUBH 5565U Strategies for the Prevention of Chemical Dependency
      • PUBH 5570U Women and Minority Health Issues
      • PUBH 5575U Health and Sexuality
      • PUBH 5580U Health and Human Development
      • PUBH/SMED 5600U Healthy Weight Management and Body Composition
      • SPAN 1001 Elementary Spanish I
      • SPAN 1002 Elementary Spanish II
      • Electives (9 hours maximum)

SEE ALSO

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