Major: Health Science
Concentration: Community Health
Degree: Bachelor of Science in Health
Prerequisites (25 credits)
Must be completed with a grade of "C" or higher
PSY2012 Introduction to Psychology (3 Credits)
MAC1105 (GM) College Algebra (3 Credits)
STATISTICS Elementary Statistics Course
Recommend STA 2014 or STA 2023
CHEMISTRY General Chemistry I with Lab
CHM must be a General Chemistry I with Lab (CHM2045/2045L).
CHM1025c or CHM1032c does not satisfy the General Chemistry I requirement.
MCB2010C Microbiology (4 Credits)
MCB X010C or any Microbiology with lab To take MCB2010c at UNF, the Biology department requires a grade of B or higher in BSC1010c and a grade of C or higher in CHM2045/2045L.
BSC2085C Human Anatomy and Physiology I (4 Credits)
BSX X085C or any Human Anatomy and Physiology I course To take BSC2085c at UNF, the Biology department requires a grade of B or higher in BSC1010c.
BSC2086C Human Anatomy & Physiology II (4 Credits)
BSC X086C or any Human Anatomy and Physiology II course To take BSC2086c at UNF, the Biology department requires a grade of B or higher in BSC2085c.
Informational Text
Effective fall 2013, Community Health program students must follow the following program policies.
  • Students are allowed a maximum of two attempts at all requisite, core, major, and minor courses in the Community Health program. If a student does not successfully pass one of these courses with a grade of C or better at the second attempt, he or she will be dismissed from the Community Health program and not readmitted. Attempts include: receiving a passing, failing, or incomplete grade, and taking the course at another institution.
  • A student will be denied admission or re-admission to the Community Health program if he or she is on either probation or suspension, or has left the university on either probation or suspension.
  • Community Health students are required to complete all major requirements (HSC3032, 3713, 3304, 4800, and 4814) at UNF. Students will not be given credits toward the major for these courses if they are taken at another institution.
Requisites (3 credits)
Must be completed with a grade of "C" or higher
HSC2100 Personal and Community Health (3 Credits)
Core Requirements (15 credits)
Must be completed with a grade of "C" or higher
HSC3500 Epidemiology (3 Credits)
Prerequisite: STA2014 or STA2023
HSC4730 Research in Community Health (3 Credits)
Prerequisite: STA2014 or STA2023
HSC3555 Human Diseases (3 Credits)
Prerequisites: BSC2085c and BSC2086c
HSA4553 Health Law and Ethics (3 Credits)
HSC4210 Environmental Health (3 Credits)
Major Requirements (18 credits)
Must be completed with a C grade or better
All General Education, Foreign Language, Prerequisite, Requisite, Core, Major, and Minor requirements must be completed prior to internship. Only Elective courses may be completed with internship (HSC 4814). You must petition to take any Electives with internship.
  • The Community Health Course Offering Guide is available in the Advising Office and online at www.unf.edu/brooks.
  • After starting HSC3032 Foundations of Communtiy Health course, the Community Health Program is a 2-year long program.
HSC3032 Foundations of Comm Health (3 Credits)
Prerequisites: successful completion of all program prerequisites effective spring 2013 term. Offered in fall and spring semesters only
HSC3713 Plan and Eval Health Programs (3 Credits)
Prerequisites: HSC3032 and HSC4730. Offered in fall and spring semesters only.
HSC3304 Instruct Methods in Health Edu (3 Credits)
Prerequisites: HSC3032 and HSC3713. Offered in fall and spring semesters only.
HSC4800 Comm Health Pre-Internship (3 Credits)
  • Prerequisites: Completion of all program prerequisites.
  • HSC4800 must be completed the semester prior to HSC4814.
HSC4814 Community Health Internship (1-9 Credits)
  • Must be completed in the last academic semester of enrollment.
  • Internship placement sites outside Jacksonville area are not available. Exceptions are granted in the rare cases of extenuating circumstances and are left to the discretion of Internship Advisory Committee.
Minor Required
Health Education minor is required for the Community Health concentration.
Please refer to Health Education Minor listing in undergraduate catalog for the requirements.
Additional minors may be chosen from outside of the Brooks College of Health, however they are not required.
See your advisor to add the Health Education minor.
Major Electives (9 credits)
Major Electives must be completed with a grade of "C" or higher at the 3000/4000 level.
SELECT 3 Courses with HSC/HSA Prefix
Electives must be 3000/4000 level courses.

Registration restrictions on HSA courses are typically lifted in the Friday afternoon during the first week of registration (except for fall registration - restrictions will be lifted in August).