Major: Health Science
Concentration: Public 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)
PSYX012 is an acceptable substitute for PSY2012.
MAC1105 (GM) College Algebra (3 Credits)
MACX105 is an acceptable substitute for MAC1105.
STATISTICS Elementary Statistics Course
STAXXXX is an acceptable substitute for STA2014 or 2023. Recommend STA 2014 or STA 2023
CHEMISTRY General Chemistry I with Lab
CHM must be a General Chemistry I with Lab (CHM2045/2045L or CHMX045c).
CHM1025c or CHM1032c does not satisfy the General Chemistry I requirement.
MCB2010C Microbiology (4 Credits)
MCB X010C, MCBX013C 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)
BSC X085C, BSCX093C or any Human Anatomy and Physiology I 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, BSCX094C 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.
Requisites (3 credits)
Must be completed with a grade of "C" or higher
HSC2100 Personal and Public 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 Public Health Research (3 Credits)
Prerequisite: STA2014 or STA2023
HSC3555 Human Diseases (3 Credits)
Prerequisites: BSC2085c and BSC2086c
HSA4111 U.S. Health Care System (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.
HSC3032 Foundations of Public 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 Public Health Educ Strategies (3 Credits)
Prerequisites: HSC3032 and HSC3713. Offered in fall and spring semesters only.
HSC4800 Professional Prep in Pub Healt (3 Credits)
  • Prerequisites: Completion of all program prerequisites.
  • HSC4800 must be completed the semester prior to HSC4814.
  • Offered in summer and fall semesters only
HSC4814 Public Health Practical Experi (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.
  • Offered in fall and spring semesters only
Minor Required
Health Education minor is required for the Public Health concentration (15 credits).
  • HSC4102 Physical Activity and Public Health (3 credits)
  • HSC4133 Sexuality Education (3 credits)
  • HSC4134 Mental and Emotional Health Ed (3 credits)
  • HSC4150 Substance Abuse and Violence Prevention (3 credits)
  • HSC4xxx Health Edcuation for Healthy Eating Guidelines (3 credits)
Major Electives (12 credits)
Major Electives must be completed with a grade of "C" or higher at the 3000/4000 level.
SELECT 4 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).