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  Nov 22, 2017
 
 
    
2017-18 Undergraduate Catalog

Community and Public Health, Public Health Concentration, B.S.


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Department of Health and Human Performance  
615-615-898-2893
Denise Bates, program coordinator
Denise.Bates@mtsu.edu

The major in Community and Public Health provides basic experiences for those interested in preparing for numerous health and health-related professions. Persons majoring in Community and Public Health  may choose from two concentrations: Public Health and Health Education and Lifetime Wellness. Those seeking teacher licensure will complete a Secondary Education minor.

The Community and Public Health major, approved by SABPAC (SOPHE/AAHE Baccalaureate Program Approval Committee), is designed to prepare health educators in community and public health strategies so that they may influence changes in public health practice for individuals, organizations, and/or communities. In consultation with an advisor, the student will include the curriculum below.

Academic Map


Following is a printable, suggested four-year schedule of courses:

Community and Public Health, Public Health, B.S., Academic Map  

Degree Requirements


General Education (41 hours)


General Education  requirements include courses in Communication, History, Humanities and/or Fine Arts, Mathematics, Natural Sciences, and Social/Behavioral Sciences categories.

The following General Education courses are recommended for this major:

  • HLTH 1530/HLTH 1531 (Soc/BS)
  • BIOL 1030/1031 (Nat Sci)

Major Requirements (58 hours)


Auxiliary Requirements (6 hours)


Public Health Cognate or Minor (15 hours)


Choose 15 hours from the following. A minor is required if no cognate is chosen.

Total hours in program: 120


Curriculum: Community and Public Health, Public Health Concentration


Curricular listings include General Education  requirements in Communication, History, Humanities and/or Fine Arts, Mathematics, Natural Sciences, and Social/Behavioral Sciences categories.

Freshman


Subtotal: 31 Hours


Sophomore


Subtotal: 31 Hours


Subtotal: 31 Hours


Senior


Subtotal: 27 Hours


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