As a community health professional, you will inform and motivate people to lead healthy lifestyles.  With the knowledge that the way we live affects our health, well-being, and longevity.  Americans have an increased interest in practicing healthier lifestyles to improve their quality of life.

Note:  There is a considerable overlap of health content courses with the present major in Public Health Education.  For this reason, students with a Public Health Education Major will be encouraged through advisement to select a minor from another discipline to broaden their knowledge and competencies.

Program Requirements

Required Courses (9 hours)

​Focus on individual health and wellness concepts using quantitative reasoning. Designed to assist the individual in striving for lifelong learning about healthier lifestyles. Quantitative Reasoning. 

Credits 3(2-1) 

Contact Hours (2-1) 

Course Syllabus

​Covers basic structure and function of the human body. Prepares non- science majors and health profession students to take advanced human anatomy and physiology courses. Recommended: Successful completion of a college level science course or a strong background in basic sciences, i.e. high school biology or chemistry. 

Credits 3(3-0) 

Contact Hours (3-0) 

Course Syllabus

​Introduction to public health, and services provided to citizens and educators by official and voluntary health agencies. This course may be offered in an online or hybrid format. 

Credits 3(3-0) 

Contact Hours (3-0) 

Course Syllabus

Electives (15 hours)

​Note: There is considerable overlap of health content courses with the present major in Community Health. For this reason, students may not both major in Public Health and minor in Community Health.

Total: 24 Semester Hours