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Community Health, A.A.

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Students in the Department of Public and Community Health may receive an Associate in Science or Arts with an emphasis in Community Health: an Integrated Studies Bachelor of Science or Arts with a Community Health Emphasis; a Bachelor of Science in Community Health in one of the following areas: Community Health Emphasis, Health Services Administration Emphasis, or School Health Education. A minor in Community Health Education is available, as well as an endorsement for School Health Education.

Total Program Credits: 60

General Education Requirements: 35 Credits
  ENGL 1010 Introduction to Academic Writing 3
or ENGH 1005 Literacies and Composition Across Context (5)   
  ENGL 2010 Intermediate Writing Academic Writing and Research 3
Complete one of the following: 3
  STAT 1040 Introduction to Statistics (3) (recommended for Social Science majors)
  STAT 1045 Introduction to Statistics with Algebra (5)
  MATH 1050 Introduction to Statistics (4.0) (recommended for Business, Education, Science, and Health Professions majors)
  MATH 1055 College Algebra with Preliminaries (5)
  MATH 1090 College Algebra for Business (3) (recommended for Business majors)
Complete one of the following: 3
  HIST 2700 US History to 1877 (3)
and HIST 2710 US History since 1877 (3)
  HIST 1700 American Civilization (3)
  HIST 1740 US Economic History (3)
  POLS 1000 American Heritage (3)
  POLS 1100 American National Government (3)
Complete the following:
  PHIL 2050 Ethics and Values 3
  HLTH 1100 Personal Health and Wellness 2
or PES 1097 Fitness for Life (2)
Distribution Courses:
  BIOL 1010 General Biology 3
 or BIOL 1610 General Biology I (4.0)  
  Physical Science 3
  Additional Biology or Physical Science 3
  Humanities Distribution 3
  Fine Arts Distribution 3
  Social/Behavioral Science 3
Discipline Core Requirements: 17 Credits
  NUTR 1020     Foundations of Human Nutrition 3
  HLTH 1200 First Aid 3
  HLTH 2400 Concepts of Stress Management 3
  HLTH 2800 Human Sexuality 3
  HLTH 2600 Drugs Behavior and Society 3
Complete 2 credits from the following: 2
  COMM 2110 Interpersonal Communication (3)
  ENVT 2560 Environmental Health (3)
  HLTH 1300 Medical Terminology I (2)
  HLTH 2000 Body Image Self-Esteem and Weight Management (3)  
  HLTH 2200 Introduction to Health Professions (2)
  NUTR 2020 Nutrition Through the Life Cycle (3)
  PSY 1100 Human Development Life Span (3)
  PSY 2250 Psychology of Interpersonal Relationships  (3)
  SOC 1010 Introduction to Sociology (3)
  Or any other department approved 1000 or 2000 level course
Elective Requirements: 8 Credits
  Same Foreign Language (1010 and 1020) 8

Graduation Requirements:

  1. Completion of a minimum of 60 semester credits.
  2. Overall GPA of 2.50 or above with no grade lower than a C- in core courses.
  3. Residency hours-- minimum of 20 credit hours though course attendance at UVU.
  4. Completion of GE and specified departmental requirements.
  5. For the AA degree, completion of 8 credit hours of course work from one language.

Graduation Plan

This graduation plan is a sample plan and is intended to be a guide. Your specific plan may differ based on your Math and English placement and/or transfer credits applied. You are encouraged to meet with an advisor and set up an individualized graduation plan in Wolverine Track

Milestone courses (pre-requisites for a course in one of the subsequent semesters) are marked in red and italicized.

Semester 1 Course Title Credit Hours
ENGL 1010 or ENGH 1005 Introduction to Writing or Literacies and Composition Across Contexts 3
HLTH 1100 or PES 1097 Personal Health and Wellness or Fitness for Life 2
American Institutions see catalog 3
Fine Arts see catalog 3
Physical Science see catalog 3
  Semester total: 14
Semester 2 Course Title Credit Hours
ENGL 2010   Intermediate Writing 3
HLTH 2600 Drugs, Behavior, and Society 3
STAT 1040 or STAT 1045 or MATH 1050 or MATH 1055 or MATH 1090 Introduction to StatisticsIntroduction to Statistics or College Algebra or College Algebra for Business 3
NUTR 1020 Foundations of Human Nutrition 3
Social Science see catalog 3
  Semester total: 15
Semester 3 Course Title Credit Hours
BIOL 1010 or BIOL 1610 General Biology or College Biology 3
PHIL 2050 Ethics and Values 3
Humanities see catalog 3
Third Science see catalog 3
LANG 1010 Same language 4
  Semester total: 16
Semester 4 Course Title Credit Hours
ZOOL 1090   Introduction to Anatomy and Physiology (will meet HLTH ELECTIVE) 3
HLTH 2800 Human Sexuality 3
HLTH 2400 Concepts of Stress Management 3
LANG 1020 Same language 4
HLTH 1200 First Aid 3
  Semester total: 16
  Degree total: 61


Public Health

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