|B.A. in Community Health 1|
|Applied Health Science Core|
|CHL 110||Introduction to Healthcare||3|
|CHL 314||Foundations, Administration, and Evaluation of Health Education||3|
|CHL 345||Disease and Injury Control||2|
|CHL 481||Community Health Internship||3-4|
|HAS 120||First Aid||1|
|HAS 130||Personal and Community Health||3|
|HAS 170||Applied Nutrition||3|
|HAS 250M||Statistics and Research Methods in Applied Health Sciences||3|
|COM 209||Introduction to Health Communication||3|
|COM 319||Health Campaigns and Technology||3|
|EDU 331||Teaching and Learning||3|
|EDU 332||Teaching and Learning Field Experience||1|
|PHI 110||Contemporary Moral Issues||3|
|RES 340Z||Principles and Methods of Intercultural Leadership||4|
|Natural and Behavioral Sciences Core|
|Choose one of the following Biology courses||4|
and Human Biology Lab
|Introduction to Molecular and Cellular Biology|
and Introduction to Molecular and Cellular Biology Lab
|Introduction to Organismic Biology|
and Introduction to Organismic Biology Lab
|Choose either the first sequence or both the second and third:||4-8|
|Human Anatomy and Physiology|
and Human Anatomy and Physiology Lab 2
and Human Anatomy Lab
and Human Physiology Lab
|PSY 100||Introduction to Psychology||3|
|PSY 203||Lifespan Development||3|
|PSY 310||Addiction and Recovery||3|
Students must earn a grade of C or better in each course in the major. Courses with grades of C- or lower must be repeated.
Courses whose number is followed by a letter fulfill a General Education requirement.
Students may not declare a B.A. in Community Health and a Minor in Community Health.
CHL 110 • Introduction to Healthcare 3 Credits
An introduction to various health professions and the healthcare system in the United States. Emphasis on understanding the healthcare system, current issues in healthcare, and healthcare career paths. Development of healthcare literacy and navigating healthcare culture. Students examine education, training, and licensure and/or certification requirements for potential careers.
Offered: Fall, Spring.
CHL 314 • Foundations, Administration, and Evaluation of Health Education 3 Credits
Introduces the health education and health promotion professions, including historical, philosophical, and theoretical foundations of health education. Explores theories of behavior change, the responsibilities of health educators, and investigates career opportunities. Examines the theoretical and practical basis for planning, implementing, administering, and evaluating health education programs.
Prerequisites: HAS 130. Offered: Spring.
CHL 318 • Epidemiology 3 Credits
Distribution of health and disease in populations and its influential or determining factors. Examines methodological and analytical techniques to summarize health-related indicators in populations. Focuses on tools and epidemiologic methods used to identify, prevent, and control disease and health-related conditions. Reviews the epidemiology of many major diseases and health-related conditions.
Prerequisites: HAS 130; BIO 104/BIO 104D or BIO 122/BIO 122D; BIO 238/BIO 239 or (BIO 214/BIO 215; BIO 216/BIO 217). Offered: Fall, even # years.
CHL 345 • Disease and Injury Control 2 Credits
Analysis of chronic diseases, infectious diseases, and injuries from both personal and societal perspectives. Focuses on the prevention, identification, and control of diseases and injuries. Examines the relationship of health promotion and lifestyle to disease and injury.
Prerequisites: HAS 120 and HAS 130. Offered: Fall, odd # years.
CHL 481 • Community Health Internship 3-4 Credits
Gain field experience to transition into the role of a community health professional. This practical, off-campus experience allows students to directly apply academic knowledge and professional skills to achieve personal and professional goals in a variety of work settings.
Prerequisites: Major in community health; Consent of instructor. Offered: Fall, Spring. Special Notes: Students must notify the community health program director at least one semester prior to the intended experience. Failure to notify the program director one semester prior to the course start date may impact ability to participate in an internship.
Adult Professional Studies
- Bachelor of Science in Nursing (Post-Baccalaureate)
- Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN to BSN Degree Completion)