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Public and Community Health, Certificate of Proficiency

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The Certificate of Proficiency in Public and Community Health is available for all UVU students with a particular focus designed to provide high school students an opportunity to obtain a stackable certificate of proficiency with an emphasis in career and technical education while still enrolled in high school. This certificate is available from the University for college students/adults looking for basic entry-level skills leading to further academic advancement and learn more about Public and Community Health as a career field. 

Total Program Credits: 15

Discipline Core Requirements: 15 Credits
  ENGL 1010 Introduction to Academic Writing 3
or ENGH 1005 Literacies and Composition Across Contexts (5)  
  BIOL 1010 General Biology 3
  HLTH 1200 First Aid 3
  NUTR 1020 Foundations of Human Nutrition 3
  Complete one of the following: 3
  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 15 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

 MATH 1050 or MATH 1055 or STAT 1040 or STAT 1045

Qualitative Literacy (see Catalog) 3
HLTH 1200 First Aid 3
  Semester total: 9
Semester 2 Course Title Credit Hours
BIOL 1010 General Biology 3
NUTR 1020 Foundations of Human Nutrition 3
  Semester total: 6
  Degree total: 15


Public Health

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