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Community Health

Examine public health issues. Create innovative solutions. Build stronger communities. Learn about health and rehabilitation services, and become an agent of change.

Community Health Undergraduate Degree

The Community Health undergraduate degree prepares students to become future leaders and innovators in healthcare.

By gaining a better understanding of the systems that support healthcare and public health institutions, students in Community Health are prepared for careers and graduate programs in the healthcare industry. This systemic view enables students to be the leaders and the agents of positive change in their communities and healthcare organizations.

Areas of Concentration

Health Education & Promotion

Health Planning & Administration

Rehabilitation and Disability Studies

Curriculum

General Education

The Community Health undergraduate program requires general education courses in the following areas:

Learn more about general education requirements by speaking to your advisor or visiting the Academic Catalog website.

Code Course
Communication Arts

Hours: 9-11

Quantitative Reasoning I & II

Hours: 6

Humanities & the Arts

Hours: 9

Social & Behavioral Sciences

Hours: 9

Natural Sciences & Technology

Hours: 9

Cultural Studies

Hours: 9

Total Hours: 51-53

Core Courses

The Community Health undergraduate program requires the following core courses:

Learn more about core course requirements by speaking to your advisor or visiting the Academic Catalog website.

Code Course
CHLH 100
CHLH 100 Contemporary Health

Hours: 3

CHLH 125
CHLH 125 Orientation to Kin & Comm Health

Hours: 1

CHLH 201
CHLH 201 Public Health Research Methods

Hours: 3

CHLH 210
CHLH 210 Community Health Organizations

Hours: 2

CHLH 250
CHLH 250 Health Care Systems

Hours: 3

CHLH 274
CHLH 274 Intro to Epidemiology

Hours: 3

CHLH 304
CHLH 304 Foundations of Health Behavior

Hours: 4

CHLH 410
CHLH 410 Public Health Practice

Hours: 4

CHLH 421
CHLH 421 Health Data Analysis

Hours: 3

CHLH 101
CHLH 101 Intro to Public Health

Hours: 3

Kin 122
KIN 122 Physical Activity & Health

Hours: 3

Total Hours: 32

Concentration Requirements

The Community Health undergraduate program requires the following courses for each concentration:

Learn more about core course requirements by speaking to your advisor or visiting the Academic Catalog website.

Code Course
FSHN 120
FSHN 120 Contemporary Nutrition

Hours: 3

CHLH 200
CHLH 200 Mental Health

Hours: 2

CHLH 206
CHLH 206 Human Sexuality

Hours: 2

CHLH 243
CHLH 243 Drug Use & Abuse

Hours: 2

CHLH 380
CHLH 380 Orientation to Internship

Hours: 1

CHLH 485
CHLH 485 Community Health Internship

Hours: 8

Total Hours: 18

Code Course
REHB 330
REHB 330 Disability in American Society

Hours: 3

REHB 402
REHB 402 Medical Aspects of Disability

Hours: 4

REHB 435
REHB 435 Work & Disability

Hours: 2

CHLH 380
CHLH 380 Orientation to Internship

Hours: 1

CHLH 485
CHLH 485 Community Health Internship

Hours: 8

Total Hours: 18

Code Course
CHLH 455
CHLH 455 Health Services Financing

Hours: 3

CHLH 457
CHLH 457 Health Planning

Hours: 3

CHLH 458
CHLH 458 Health Administration

Hours: 3

CHLH 380
CHLH 380 Orientation to Internship

Hours: 1

CHLH 485
CHLH 485 Community Health Internship

Hours: 8

Total Hours: 18

Degree Summary

Code Course
General Education

Hours: 51-53

Core Courses

Hours: 32

Area of Concentration

Hours: 18

Correlate Area

Hours: 18

Electives

Hours: 9-11

Total Hours: 128

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