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2020-2021 Catalog
Health Science: Public Health (Bachelor of Science in Health)

Program Description for Health Science

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

Prerequisite: MAC1105

MCB2010C Microbiology (4 Credits)

MCB X010C, MCBX013C or any Microbiology with lab
Prerequisites: BSC1010c and CHM1025/1025L or CHM2045/2045L.

BSC2085C Human Anatomy and Physiology I (4 Credits)

BSC X085C, BSCX093C or any Human Anatomy and Physiology I course Prerequisite: BSC1010c

BSC2086C Human Anatomy & Physiology II (4 Credits)

BSC X086C, BSCX094C or any Human Anatomy and Physiology II course Prerequisite: 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 (15 credits)

Must be completed with a grade of "C" or higher. 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).

HSC3032 Foundations of Public Health (3 Credits)

Prerequisites: successful completion of all program prerequisites.

HSC3713 Plan and Eval Health Programs (3 Credits)

Prerequisites: HSC3032 and HSC4730.

HSC4800 Professional Prep in Pub Healt (3 Credits)

HSC4800 must be completed the semester prior to HSC4814.

HSC4814 Public Health Practical Experi (1-9 Credits)

Must be completed in the last academic semester of enrollment.

Minor Required

Health Education minor is required for the Public Health concentration (15 credits).
Must be completed with a grade of "C" or higher

  • 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)
  • HSC4234 Health Education for Healthy Eating Guidelines (3 credits)

Major Electives (3 credits)

Must be completed with a grade of "C" or higher.

SELECT 1 course with HSC Prefix

Electives must be 3000/4000 level courses.

Free Electives (9 credits)

Must be completed with a grade of "C" or higher. Free electives can be with any prefix and at any level (1000-4000).
Hours previously used to meet any program requirements can not be applied to this elective area. Students must have a minimum of 120 total credits to graduate.

ELECTIVES Select 9 hrs (1000-4000) level