Public Health - Associate of Public Health

(60 credits)

Students must complete all University degree requirements, which include: General Education requirements and elective credits to total at least 60 credits. Developmental coursework will not count towards the degree requirements and/or elective credits, but may be needed in order to take the necessary English and Mathematics coursework.

Prefix Title Credits
General Education
Area I: Communications
English Composition - Level 1
ENGL 111GRhetoric and Composition4
English Composition - Level 2
ENGL 203GBusiness and Professional Communication3
or ENGL 211G Writing in the Humanities and Social Sciences
or ENGL 218G Technical and Scientific Communication
Oral Communication
COMM 253GPublic Speaking3
or COMM 265G Principles of Human Communication
Area II: Mathematics
Choose one from the following: 1, 2, 33
College Algebra3
Calculus for the Biological and Management Sciences3
Statistics for Business and the Behavioral Sciences3
Area III/IV: Laboratory Sciences and Social/Behavioral Sciences10-11
Area III: Laboratory Sciences Course (4 credits) 4
Area IV: Social/Behavioral Sciences (3 credits) 5
Either an Area III/IV: Laboratory Sciences or Social/Behavioral Sciences Course (4 or 3 credits) 4, 5
Area V: Humanities
Choose one from the following:3
Perspectives on Film3
Literature and Culture3
Roots of Modern Europe3
Modern Europe3
Global History to 15003
Global History Since 15003
Introduction to Early American History3
Introduction to Recent American History3
The Art of Wondering3
The Quest for God3
Introduction to Philosophy3
Informal Logic3
Ethics3
Area VI: Creative and Fine Arts
Choose one from the following:3
Orientation in Art3
Visual Concepts3
Dance Appreciation3
An Introduction to Music3
History of Jazz in Popular Music: A Blending of Cultures3
The World of Theatre3
General Education Elective 64
Core Requirements
Related Requirements 7
Other related requirements may be approved by the department.
Select 12 credits of electives from the following: 12
Medical Terminology3
Legal and Ethical Issues in Health Care3
Human Ancestors3
Introductory Anatomy and Physiology4
Introductory Microbiology3
Human Anatomy and Physiology I4
Human Anatomy and Physiology II4
Introduction to Child Advocacy3
Human Growth and Behavior3
Educational Psychology3
College/Life Success3
Dental Public Health Education3
Business and Professional Communication3
Interpersonal Skills in Intimate Relationships3
Human Nutrition3
Media and Society3
Contemporary Social Problems3
Introduction to Social Welfare3
Statistics for Business and the Behavioral Sciences 23
Elementary Spanish I3-4
Spanish for Heritage Learners II
Major Requirements
Technical Requirements 815
Personal Health and Wellness 93
Overview of Health and Community Services 103
Service Learning Experience in Human and Community Services 113-4
Foundations of Health Education 10,113
Essentials of Public Health 103
Total Credits60-61