The program provides a foundational knowledge of public health principles and a strategic framework for achievement of the 7 Roles and Responsibilities of Health Education, as defined by the National Commission on Health Education Credentialing (NCHEC), through practice-based experiences.
Graduation requirements for this program include a minimum of 120 credits with 60 credit hours in the major: 48 credits of core courses and 12 credits of health electives.
Community Health Education (120 Credits)
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Students generally complete their University general education requirements and program pre-requisites in their freshman and sophomore years. The program sequence begins in the junior year, and culminates with a practice-based 400-hour internship in the spring semester of the senior year. For more information on the course sequence and the internship, please click on the links below:
|Major Area Requirements||60|
|Required Major Area Courses||48|
|HEA308 – Intro to Public Health||3|
|HEA314 – Public Health Diseases||3|
|HEA315 – Epidemiology||3|
|HEA339 – Intro to Public Health Education Practice||3|
|HEA325 – Public Health Data Analysis||3|
|HEA316 – Environmental Health||3|
|HEA340 – Community Observation and Assessment||3|
|HEA366 – Community Health Interventions||3|
|HEA405 – Program Planning and Evaluation||3|
|HEA312 – Public Health & Healthcare Systems in the U.S.||3|
|HEA426 – Internship Planning||3|
|HEA466 – Community Health Interventions II||3|
|HEA428 – Health Education Internship||12|
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