Public and Community Health B.S.

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Bachelor of Science - Health & Human Performance; Public and Community Health Concentration

Phyllis J. Washington College of Education and Human Sciences

Degree Specific Credits: 86-87

Required Cumulative GPA: 2.0

Catalog Year: 2018-2019

General Education Requirements

Information regarding these requirements can be found in the General Education Section of the catalog. 


Lower-Division Required Courses15
Outside Major Lower-Division Required Courses35-36
Upper-Division Departmental Required Courses30
Outside Major Upper-Division Required Courses6
Elective Courses see advisor
Total Hours86-87

Lower-Division Required Courses

Note: Students should take ECP 120 within two years of graduation in order to ensure current certification. Students may substitute outside Emergency Medical Responder Certification for these courses.

Complete all of the following courses:
ECP 120Emergency Medical Responder Lecture3
HTH 110Personal Health and Wellness3
KIN 201Basic Exercise Prescription3
KIN 205Foundations of HHP3
NUTR 221NBasic Human Nutrition3
Total Hours15

Minimum Required Grade: C- 

Outside Major Lower-Division Required Courses

Note: It is strongly recommended that students take either BIOH 112 OR BIOH 113 OR BIOB 160N as an elective course prior to taking Anatomy and Physiology (BIOH 201N andBIOH 211N). 

Complete all of the following courses:
BIOH 201NHuman Anat Phys I (equiv 301)4
or BIOH 365 Human AP I for Health Profsns
BIOH 211NHuman Anat Phys II (equiv 311)4
or BIOH 370 Human AP II for Health Profsns
BIOM 250NMicrobiology for Hlth Sciences3
CHMY 121NIntroduction to General Chemistry3
COMX 111AIntroduction to Public Speaking3
ENST 225Sustainable Communities3
M 115Probability and Linear Mathematics3
PSYX 100SIntro to Psychology3
WGSS 263SSocial and Political Perspectives on Gender and Sexuality3
Complete one of the following courses:3-4
Introduction to Statistics
Psychological Statistics (must be pre-approved by advisor)
Social Statistics (must be pre-approved by advisor)
Intro to Biostatistics (must be pre-approved by advisor)
Statistical Procedures in Educ (must be pre-approved by advisor)
Total Hours32-33

Minimum Required Grade: C-

Upper-Division Departmental Required Courses

Complete all of the following courses:
CHTH 355Theory Practicum Community Health Education3
CHTH 445Program Plannig in Community Health4
CHTH 485Theories of Health Behaviors and Counseling3
CHTH 498Internship4
HTH 370Peer Health Education3
HTH 395Peer Health Practicum1
HTH 430Health and Mind/Body/Spirit3
HTH 465Leading Health and, Human Perform Orgs3
HTH 475ELegal and Ethical Issues Health and Exercise Professions3
KIN 447Analytical & Communicative Techniques3
Total Hours30

Minimum Required Grade: C-

Outside Major Upper-Division Required Courses

Complete all of the following courses:
ANTY 426Culture, Health and Healing3
S W 423Addiction Studies3
Total Hours6

 Minimum Required Grade: C-

Elective Courses

Complete the following elective credits:
Electives require adviser consent. Students should take an appropriate number of Upper Division Electives to achieve 39 Upper Division Credits, per UM graduation requirements.

Minimum Required Grade: C-