Community Health Worker - Certificate

Doña Ana Community College

2020-21 Catalog

(16 credits)

Note: The Community Health Worker Certificate may be obtained entirely online.

NOTE: Students must earn a final grade of C- or better in all required Public Health courses/Technical Requirements and achieve a cumulative grade-point average of at least 2.0. A grade of C- or better is required in ENGL 1110G Composition I and designated Mathematics courses.

Students must complete all University certificate requirements, which include: General Education requirements and elective credits to total at least 16 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
NOTE: All of the acquired coursework is accepted for full credit towards Associate of Public Health at DACC.
CHSS 1110Intro to Health & Community Services 13
CHSS 2510Service Learning 14
PHLS 2110Foundations of Health Education 13
PHLS 1110GPersonal Health & Wellness 13
COMM 1115GIntroduction to Communication 13
Total Credits16

(16 credits)

A Suggested Plan of Study

The contents of this roadmap may vary depending on initial student placement in mathematics and English. This is only a suggested plan of study for students, and is not intended as a contract.  Individual student academic plans may vary. Please contact your academic advisor to create a plan that works for you. Course availability may vary from fall to spring semester and may be subject to modification or change.

NOTE: Students must earn a final grade of C- or better in all required Public Health courses/Technical Requirements and achieve a cumulative grade-point average of at least 2.0. A grade of C- or better is required in ENGL 1110G Composition I and designated Mathematics courses.

Students must complete all University certificate requirements, which include: General Education requirements and elective credits to total at least 16 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.

Plan of Study Grid
Semester 1Credits
Area I: Communications – Oral Communications 3
Introduction to Communication
or Public Speaking
 
Area IV: Social/Behavioral Sciences 3
Personal Health & Wellness  
CHSS 1110 Intro to Health & Community Services 3
 Credits9
Semester 2
CHSS 2510 Service Learning 4
PHLS 2110 Foundations of Health Education 3
 Credits7
 Total Credits16