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Health, Certificate of Proficiency

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The Health certificate is available to all UVU students with a particular focus designed to provide high school students an opportunity to obtain a certificate of proficiency in a Career and Technical Education (CTE) field while still enrolled in high school and stack into certificate, associate and bachelor degrees at UVU. This certificate is available from the University for college students/adults looking for entry-level skills leading to further academic advancement and learn more about the Health field.

Total Program Credits: 16

Discipline Core Requirements: 17 Credits
  ENGL 1010 Introduction to Academic Writing 3
or ENGH 1005 Literacies and Composition Across Contexts (5)  
  PSY 1100 Human Development Life Span  3
or PSY 1010 General Psychology (3) 3
  NUTR 1020 Foundations of Human Nutrition  
  BIOL 1610 College Biology I 4
  Complete one of the following: 3
  MAT 1030 Quantitative Reasoning (3)  
  MAT 1035 Quantitative Reasoning with Integrated Algebra (6)  
  MATH 1050 College Algebra (4)   
  MATH 1055 College Algebra with Preliminaries (5)  
  STAT 1040 Introduction to Statistics (3)  
  STAT 1045 Introduction to Statistics with Algebra (5)  

Graduation Requirements:

  1. Completion of a minimum of 16 semester credits.
  2. Overall grade point average of 2.5 or above.
  3. All core courses must be completed with grade 'C' or higher. 

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 Academic Writing or Literacies and Composition Across Contexts 3

MAT 1030 or MAT 1035

 or MATH 1050 or MATH 1055

or STAT 1040 or STAT 1045

Quantitative Literacy 3
PSY 1100 of PSY 1010 Human Development Lifespan or General Psychology 3
  Semester total: 9
Semester 2 Course Title Credit Hours
NUTR 1020 Foundations of Human Nutrition 3
BIOL 1610 College Biology 4
  Semester total: 7
  Degree total: 16


Public Health

The Public Health department is in the College of Health and Public Services . To find the most up-to-date information, including Program Learning Outcomes for degree programs offered by the Public Health department, visit their website.

Public Health department