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Community Health (Health) Major, B.S.

Required Courses

BIOL 1110 Human Biology (4 credits)
BIOL 1120 General Biology: Evolution and Ecology (3 credits)
or ENVR 2000 Introduction to Environmental Science (3 credits)
BIOL 1300 Medical Terminology (2 credits)
BIOL 2110 Human Anatomy and Physiology (5 credits)
HLTH 2100 First Aid and CPR/AED (1 credit)
HLTH 2800 Multicultural Health in America (2 credits)
HLTH 3150 Theoretical and Ethical Foundations of Health (3 credits)
HLTH 3200 Personal and Consumer Health (3 credits)
HLTH 3400 Health and Drugs in Society (2 credits)
HLTH 3500 Community Health (3 credits)
HLTH 3700 Disease Identification, Prevention, and Control (2 credits)
HLTH 3970 Internship: Practicum in Health (1 credit)
HLTH 4220 Epidemiology (2 credits)
HLTH 4320 Health Care Policy and Law (3 credits)
HLTH 4410 Health Program Planning, Promotion, Evaluation, and Administration (4 credits)
HLTH 4920 Directed Group Study: Seminar in Health (2 credits)
HLTH 4970 Internship (12 credits)
PSY 2200 Human Sexuality (3 credits)
PSY 3401 Basic Statistics for Research (4 credits)
SOWK 3760 Mental Health Social Work (2 credits)
SOWK 3830 Gerontology: Social Work Perspectives (2 credits)

Select one of the following pair of courses:
HLTH 3300 Nutrition (3 credits) and
PHED 2200 A Lifestyle for Wellness (2 credits)
or
PHED 1240 Techniques of Neuromuscular Relaxation (1 credit) and
PHED 3300 Physiology of Exercise and Nutrition (3 credits)

Total Semester Credits Required for Major 69-70 Credits

A Total of 128 Semester Credits is Required for a Bachelor's Degree


SUGGESTED SEMESTER SCHEDULE FOR COMMUNITY HEALTH MAJOR, B.S.

The following is a list of required Community Health Major, B.S. courses arranged by year. This schedule is intended to help students plan their courses in an orderly fashion; however, these are only suggestions and this schedule is flexible.

Freshman

BIOL 1110 Human Biology
BIOL 1120 General Biology: Evolution and Ecology
or ENVR 2000 Introduction to Environmental Science
HLTH 2100 First Aid and CPR/AED
MATH 1110 Beginning College Algebra
PHED 1240 Techniques of Neuromuscular Relaxation
or PHED 2200 A Lifestyle for Wellness
PSY 1100 Introductory Psychology
Liberal Education requirements

Sophomore

BIOL 1300 Medical Terminology
BIOL 2110 Human Anatomy and Physiology
HLTH 2800 Multicultural Health in America
HLTH 3150 Theoretical and Ethical Foundations of Health
PSY 2200 Human Sexuality
Complete Liberal Education requirements

Junior

HLTH 3200 Personal and Consumer Health
HLTH 3300 Nutrition
or PHED 3300 Physiology of Exercise and Nutrition
HLTH 3400 Health and Drugs in Society
HLTH 3500 Community Health
HLTH 3700 Disease Identification, Prevention, and Control
HLTH 3970 Internship: Health Practicum
PSY 3401 Basic Statistics for Research

Senior

HLTH 4220 Epidemiology
HLTH 4320 Health Care Policy and Law
HLTH 4410 Health Program Planning, Promotion, Evaluation and Administration
HLTH 4920 Directed Group Study: Health Seminar
HLTH 4970 Health Internship
SOWK 3760 Mental Health Social Work
SOWK 3830 Gerontology: Social Work Perspectives


Health Education Major, B.S. (Teacher Licensure)

I. Required Courses

Note: Asterisked (*) courses either have prerequisites not included in this major or require consent of instructor.

Note: HLTH 3400 Health and Drugs in Society is included in II. Required Professional Education Courses below.

BIOL 1110 Human Biology (4 credits)
BIOL 1120 General Biology: Evolution and Ecology (3 credits)
or ENVR 2000 Introduction to Environmental Science (3 credits)
BIOL 2110 Human Anatomy and Physiology (5 credits)
HLTH 2100 First Aid and CPR/AED (1 credit)
HLTH 2800 Multicultural Health in America (2 credits)
HLTH 3150 Theoretical and Ethical Foundations of Health (3 credits)
HLTH 3200 Personal and Consumer Health (3 credits)
HLTH 3500 Community Health (3 credits)
HLTH 3700 Disease Identification, Prevention, and Control (2 credits)
HLTH 4210 Methods of Teaching Secondary School Health (3 credits)
HLTH 4220 Epidemiology (2 credits)
* HLTH 4320 Health Care Policy and Law (3 credits)
HLTH 4410 Health Program Planning, Promotion, Evaluation, and Administration (4 credits)
HLTH 4920 Directed Group Study: Seminar in Health (2 credits)
PSY 2200 Human Sexuality (3 credits)
* SOWK 3760 Mental Health Social Work (2 credits)
Select one of the following pair of courses:
HLTH 3300 Nutrition (3 credits) and
PHED 2200 A Lifestyle for Wellness (2 credits)
or
PHED 1240 Techniques of Neuromuscular Relaxation (1 credit) and
PHED 3300 Physiology of Exercise and Nutrition (3 credits)

Subtotal 49-50 Credits

II. Required Professional Education Courses

For specific courses, see Professional Education: Secondary, this catalog.

Subtotal 33 Credits

Total Semester Credits Required for Major 82-83 Credits

A Total of 128 Semester Credits is Required for a Bachelor's Degree


SUGGESTED SEMESTER SCHEDULE FOR HEALTH EDUCATION MAJOR, B.S. (TEACHER LICENSURE)

The following is a list of required Health Education Major, B.S. courses arranged by year. This schedule is intended to help students plan their courses in an orderly fashion; however, these are only suggestions and this schedule is flexible.

Freshman

BIOL 1110 Human Biology
BIOL 1120 General Biology: Evolution and Ecology
or ENVR 2000 Introduction to Environmental Science
HLTH 2100 First Aid and CPR/AED
MATH 1110 Beginning College Algebra
PHED 1240 Techniques of Neuromuscular Relaxation
or PHED 2200 A Lifestyle for Wellness
Liberal Education requirements

Sophomore

BIOL 2110 Human Anatomy and Physiology
HLTH 2800 Multicultural Health in America
HLTH 3150 Theoretical and Ethical Foundations of Health
PSY 2200 Human Sexuality
Complete Liberal Education requirements
Take the Pre-professional Skills Test

Junior

Begin Professional Education Courses
HLTH 3200 Personal and Consumer Health
HLTH 3300 Nutrition
or PHED 3300 Physiology of Exercise and Nutrition
HLTH 3500 Community Health
HLTH 3700 Disease Identification, Prevention, and Control
HLTH 4210 Methods of Teaching Secondary School Health

Senior

HLTH 4220 Epidemiology
HLTH 4410 Health Program Planning, Promotion, Evaluation and Administration
HLTH 4920 Directed Group Study: Health Seminar
SOWK 3760 Mental Health Social Work
Complete Professional Education Courses including student teaching


Health Education Minor

Students who wish to use this minor as a Board of Teaching (BOT) Health Teaching Licensure must include the Professional Education foundations core courses, as well as fulfill some student teaching in health. Also note that HLTH 3400 below is also required as part of the Professional Education core.

Note: Asterisked (*) courses either have prerequisites not included in this minor or require consent of instructor.

Required Core Courses

HLTH 2100 First Aid and CPR/AED (1 credit)
HLTH 2800 Multicultural Health in America (2 credits)
HLTH 3150 Theoretical and Ethical Foundations of Health (3 credits)
HLTH 3200 Personal and Consumer Health (3 credits)
HLTH 3400 Health and Drugs in Society (2 credits)
HLTH 3500 Community Health (3 credits)
* HLTH 3700 Disease Identification, Prevention, and Control (2 credits)
HLTH 4210 Methods of Teaching Secondary School Health (3 credits)
* HLTH 4220 Epidemiology (2 credits)
* HLTH 4320 Health Care Policy and Law (3 credits)
HLTH 4410 Health Program Planning, Promotion, Evaluation, and Administration (4 credits)
* SOWK 3760 Mental Health Social Work (2 credits)

Select one of the following pair of courses:
HLTH 3300 Nutrition (3 credits) and
PHED 2200 A Lifestyle for Wellness (2 credits)
or
PHED 1240 Techniques of Neuromuscular Relaxation (1 credit) and
PHED 3300 Physiology of Exercise and Nutrition (3 credits)

Total Semester Credits Required for Minor 36-37 Credits


Red Cross Community First Aid Certification

Required Course

HLTH 2100 First Aid and CPR/AED (1 credit)
or HLTH 2200 First Aid and CPR/AED Instructor (1 credit)


Red Cross First Aid Responder Certification

Required Course

HLTH 3600 Emergency Response (3 credits)


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