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  Nov 20, 2017
 
2017-18 Undergraduate Catalog

Community Health: Concentration in Allied Health [CHEA_ALLH]


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This concentration in the Health Department  is designed to provide background needed to pursue post-baccalaureate study in various allied health fields. In conjunction with the Community Health major, it provides students with the prerequisite course work needed for programs in such areas as nursing, physical therapy and occupational therapy. The combination of the concentration and the major gives students course work needed for advanced study and the preparation required for a wide variety of community/public health positions.

Career Potential

  • Community health practitioner
  • Nursing (provides prerequisites for advanced programs)
  • Physical therapy (provides prerequisites for advanced programs)
  • Occupational therapy (provides prerequisites for advanced programs)
  • Other clinical careers

Community Health with a concentration in Allied Health [CHEA_ALLH]


In addition to the requirements to fulfill the concentration in Allied Health listed below, students must fulfill all degree requirements for the Bachelor of Science in Community Health [CHEA] .

Required Concentration Courses: 23-26 credit hours


Biology requirement - select both: Eight credit hours


Chemistry requirement - select one of the two sequences: Seven or eight credit hours


Physics requirement: eight credit hours


Math requirement - select from the following: Three or six credit hours


If you are pursuing a career as a community health practitioner, or in other clinical careers select either:


If you are pursuing a career in nursing, physical or occupational therapy, or in other medical-related fields select both:


Total Credit Hours Required for the concentration in Allied Health: 23-26


Total Credit Hours Required for Graduation: 124


Example of Community Health: Concentration in Allied Health [CHEA_ALLH] over four years


General Education (GE); Foreign Language

First Year Fall


Total credit hours for semester 17


First Year Spring


Total credit hours for semester 15


Second Year Fall


Total credit hours for semester 15


Second Year Spring


Total credit hours for semester 15


Total credit hours for semester 15


Third Year Spring


Total credit hours for semester 16


Total credit hours for semester: 15


Fourth Year Spring


Total credit hours for semester 16


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