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Public Health BS

—Environmental and Occupational Health Emphasis
—Health Education and Promotion Emphasis

Department of Community and Environmental Health

Public Health BS 
Course Number and TitleCredits
Foundational Studies Program requirements indicated in bold
ENGL 101 Introduction to College Writing3
ENGL 102 Intro to College Writing and Research3
UF 100 Intellectual Foundations3
UF 200 Civic and Ethical Foundations3
DLM MATH 254 Applied Statistics with Computers3
DLN BIOL 191 General Biology I or
DLN BIOL 227 Human Anatomy and Physiology I
4
DLN CHEM 101, 101L Essentials of Chemistry I & Lab or
DLN CHEM 111, 111L General Chemistry I with Lab (Environmental and Occupational Health Emphasis)
4
DLV Visual and Performing Arts3
DLL Literature and Humanities3-4
DLS ENGL 202 Technical Communication3
DLS KINES 140 Personal Health3
BIOL 192 General Biology II or
BIOL 228 Human Anatomy and Physiology II
4
HLTHST 102 Environmental Health3
HLTHST 202 Health Delivery Systems3
HLTHST 304 Public Health3
HLTHST 314 Health Law and Ethics3
CID HLTHST 382 Research Methods in Health3
FF HLTHST 400 Interprofessional Capstone1
HLTHST 448 Counseling Skills for Addiction Professionals3
HLTHST 480 Epidemiology3
MATH 143 College Algebra3
PSYC 101 General Psychology3
In addition, complete either the following coursework to graduate with a B.S. in Public Health (without an emphasis) or complete the courses listed under one of the emphases below to graduate with a B.S. in Public Health with an emphasis.
BIOL 205 Introductory Microbiology4
CHEM 102, 102L Essentials of Chemistry II and Lab or
CHEM 112, 112L General Chemistry II and Lab
4
HLTHST 356 Community-based Prevention Methods3
HLTHST 420 Strategic Planning and Project Management3
HLTHST 450 Current Issues in Health Policy3
HLTHST 493 Pre-Professional Internship or culminating experience3
Business & Economic Skills Cluster - Three courses chosen from the following:
ACCT 205 Introduction to Financial Accounting
ACCT 206 Introduction to Managerial Accounting
ECON 201 Principles of Macroeconomics
ECON 202 Principles of Microeconomics
ECON 410 Public Finance
ECON 432 Urban Economics
ECON 440 Health Economics
GEOG 360 Introduction to Geographical Information Systems
HLTHST 360 Health Care Finance
9
Community & Cultural Dimensions of Practice Cluster - Five courses chosen from the following:
ANTH 425 Medical Anthropology: Disease, Culture, and Healing
COMM 351 Intercultural Communication
HLTHST 109 Drugs: Use and Abuse
HLTHST 410 Health and Aging
KINES 240 Foundations of Education and Health Promotion
KINES 342 Health Promotion Methods
KINES 440 Health Promotion Programming
15
Upper-division electives to total 40 credits0-3
Electives to total 120 credits6-9
Total120

Environmental and Occupational Health Emphasis

Environmental and Occupational Health Emphasis 
Course Number and TitleCredits
BIOL 205 Introductory Microbiology4
CHEM 112, 112L General Chemistry II and Lab4
CHEM 301-302 Survey of Organic Chemistry and Lab or
CHEM 307, 308 Organic Chemistry I and Lab
5
ENVHLTH 310 Water Supply and Water Quality Management3
ENVHLTH 320 Community Environmental Health Management3
ENVHLTH 415 Occupational Safety and Health3
ENVHLTH 416 Noise and Other Physical Agents3
ENVHLTH 417 Principles of Toxicology2
ENVHLTH 419 Environmental & Occupational Health Control Methods2
ENVHLTH 442 Hazardous Waste Management2
ENVHLTH 480 Air Quality Management2
ENVHLTH 493 Environmental and Occupational Health Internship4
ENVHLTH 498 Environmental and Occupational Health Seminar1
GEOG 360 Introduction to Geographical Information Systems3
MATH 144 Analytic Trigonometry2
PHYS 111-112 General Physics8
Electives to total 120 credits1-2
Total120
Environmental and Occupational Health Emphasis students must earn at least a grade of C- in their required professional courses. The professional courses are: ENGL 202 and all ENVHLTH and HLTHST courses.

Health Education and Promotion Emphasis

Health Education and Promotion Emphasis 
Course Number and TitleCredits
COMM 356 Communication in the Small Group3
HLTHST 207 Nutrition3
HLTHST 356 Community-Based Prevention Methods3
HLTHST 420 Strategic Planning and Project Management3
HLTHST 450 Current Issues in Health Policy3
ITM 104 Operating Systems and Word Processing Topics1
ITM 105 Spreadsheet Topics1
KINES 240 Foundations of Education and Health Promotion3
KINES 340 Community Health Education3
KINES 342 Health Promotion Methods3
KINES 440 Health Promotion Programming3
KINES 441/NONPROF 441 Funding for Nonprofits3
KINES 493 Internship6
MGMT 301 Leadership Skills3
MKTG 301 Principles of Marketing3
PSYC 331 The Psychology of Health3
Electives to total 120 credits5-6
Total120