Undergraduate Catalog 2019-2021

Public Health B.S.

Degree Requirements

 

Core Areas A-E

Satisfactorily complete core Areas A-E, as listed in the Core Curriculum section of this catalog.

Total Credit Hours:42

Area F

Satisfactorily complete each of the following courses:

KINS 2313Introduction to Public Health

3

KINS 2323Nutrition

3

KINS 2331Med Terminology/Allied Hlth Pr

1

KINS 2333Epidemiology

3

and

BIOL 2160Human Anatomy and Physiology I

4

BIOL 2170Human Anatomy & Physiology II

4

or

HSCS 2813Anatomy of Human Movement

4

HSCS 2823Physiology of Human Movement

4

Total Credit Hours:18

Major Requirements

Required Courses

Satisfactorily complete each of the following courses:

KINS 3303Community Health

3

KINS 3323Substance Use and Abuse

3

KINS 3343Human Sexuality

3

KINS 3353Environmental Health

3

KINS 3363Behavioral and Social Determinants of Health

3

KINS 4313Hlth Promotion Prog Planning

3

KINS 4353Global Public Health

3

KINS 4363Public Health Policy & Systems

3

KINS 4373Senior Seminar

3

KINS 4813Research Mthds & Statistics

3

Total Credit Hours:30

Health Elective

Satisfactorily complete one of the following courses:

KINS 4323US Women's Hlth & Soci Issues

3

KINS 4333Sex, Gender and Sexology

3

Total Credit Hours:3

Internship

Satisfactorily complete a 12 hour internship in Public Health:

KINS 4306Internship in Public Health

1 - 12

Total Credit Hours:12

Electives

Satisfactorily complete 15 hours electives or 15 hours of minor coursework. 

Total Credit Hours:15

Additional Degree Requirements

Satisfactorily complete all graduation requirements listed in the academic policies section of this catalog.

Earn a grade of C or higher in all Area F, major, optional minor, and elective courses.  Students who fail to earn grades of C or better in Area F or major courses will not be permitted to enroll in additional major courses until these courses are repeated and the student has earned satisfactory grades.

A 2.5 cumulative grade point average is a prerequisite for the internship and a requirement for graduation.  

Current First Aid/CPR certification required.

Students will be required to show proof of liability insurance for their junior and senior years.

Students will be required to complete service learning projects which are discipline-specific.

 

Total Credit Hours: 120