full-time students, the program is at least four semesters once the student has
enrolled in the HSC 3032 Foundations of Public Health course. All prerequisite
courses must be completed before a student can enroll in HSC 3032. Every fall & spring semester, a maximum
of 60 students will be enrolled in HSC 3032 on a first-come-first-serve basis.
Because of the high demand in public health, there is usually a waitlist for
this course. Suggestions for students:
with BCH advising early and often.
all program prerequisites early & always register for coursework as soon as
you are able.
• Take HSC 4730 Public Health Research in the same semester (or before) as you take HSC 3032.
2.The Public Health program
requires a 300 hour internship (HSC 4814) to be completed during the student’s
last semester of enrollment prior to graduation and serves as an opportunity
for the student to put into action the knowledge, skills, and abilities acquired
during the degree program.
• A pre-internship course (HSC 4800 Professional Preparation) must
be completed the semester prior to the internship (HSC 4814 Public Health
• All course requirements must be completed prior to internship.
Only Elective courses (up to two) may be completed with the internship
experience (HSC 4814 Public Health Practical Experience).
• Students will be required to have a University-sanctioned level II
background check prior to enrolling in internship (HSC 4814 Public Health
Practical Experience). This program follows the College’s policy on background
checks. *Students are expected to follow UNF’s Student Code of Conduct Self
Disclosure on Violation of Criminal Law.
requisites, core courses, major, minor, and major elective courses must be
completed with a grade of “C” or higher.
4.Students are allowed a maximum of one
unsuccessful attempt (grade of D or F) on any requisite, core, major, or minor course in the
Public Health program. If a student receives a grade of D or F on a second course
or second attempt at the same course, the student will be dismissed from the Public
Health program and not readmitted. *Incomplete grades that are not completed by
the schedule will also be considered a failing grade.
5.A student will be denied admission or re-admission to the
Public Health program if is the student is on either probation or suspension,
or has left the university on either probation or suspension.
students are required to complete all major requirements (HSC 3032, 3713, 4800,
and 4814) at UNF. Students will not be given credits toward the major for these
courses if they are taken at another institution.
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For more information please contact the Undergraduate Program Director
Dr. Erin Largo-Wight
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