2008-2009 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    May 10, 2021  
2008-2009 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Health Science [HSC]


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The degree program has been designed for students interested in preparing for health careers in community/public health settings. Students participate in a full semester internship experience. A number of concentrations are available to help meet specific career interests of students.

Please note: The Health Science degree has been updated and revised to reflect current professional standards and trends. Beginning in the Fall 2009 semester, the name of the degree will change to Community Health. This revised program provides the same flexibility as the current health science degree while adding new key skills and competencies needed for entry level positions and graduate school programs in a variety of areas. Th revised program requirements are listed below.

Career Potential

  • Environmental health specialist
  • Community health educator
  • College health promotion specialist
  • Wellness health promotion specialist
  • Health administrator
  • Health Communication specialist
  • International health promotion

C. Fieldwork: 16 credit hours


Minimum overall 2.5 grade point average required

Total Credit Hours Required for Graduation: 124


Beginning Fall 2009: Bachelor of Science in Community Health


C. Fieldwork: 16 credit hours


Overall 2.5 grade point average required

D. Health Electives: Nine credit hours


Students select courses based on professional interests. The following courses are typical electives in this program.

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