2007-2008 Undergraduate Catalog 
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2007-2008 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Health Department

Moffett Center, Room 105
(607) 753-4225



Professional Studies


Bonni Hodges (Chair), Sarah C. Beshers, Laura Campbell, Kathryn Coffey, Jena N. Curtis, John Forster, Joseph F. Governali, John Leary, Jill Murphy, Corey Ryon, Alan Sofalvi, Tony Trunfio, Donna M. Videto, Erin Williams, Ben Wodi

Adjunct Faculty

For a listing of adjunct faculty see the Faculty and Administration section.

Programs Offered

Bachelor of Science in Health Science
Bachelor of Science in Education in Health Education

Majors Offered

Health Science
Health Education

Concentrations Offered

Allied Health
College Health Promotion and Prevention Services
Community Health Education
Environmental Health
Health Care Administration and Planning
Health Communication
International Health
Wellness/Health Promotion


The health programs at Cortland provide majors with professional preparation experiences designed to help students develop skills and background required for positions in a variety of health professions and for admission into advanced degree programs.

Health Department graduates work in a wide range of health and educational settings, including county health departments, hospitals and other health care facilities, community health organizations, corporate and private wellness facilities, environmental agencies, schools and universities.

The department combines academic course work with out-of-class experiences that provide direct contact with health and education professionals. Such experiences include a well-developed internship program and independent study opportunities.

Special Features

  • Internships and independent study
  • Health Science honorary: chapter of Eta Sigma Gamma
  • Study abroad in London, Belize, Australia and Africa
  • Course work with integrated technology and computers
  • Variety of concentrations


  1. Degree Requirements listed here apply to the majors offered by this department. 
  2. Liberal Arts Requirements: 60 credit hours


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