Nov 15, 2018  
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog 
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Public Health Studies, BS

Program Coordinator: Jennifer Matthews (2302 Carol Belk Building; 252-328-1704;

Students entering the public health studies degree program choose one of three concentrations: community health, prehealth professions, or worksite health promotion. The community health concentration requires a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.75 for entry. Students entering the worksite health promotion concentration must have a minimum cumulative 2.5 GPA and a minimum 2.5 GPA calculated on three courses: ECON 2113 ; HLTH 2000 ; PSYC 3241 . Students entering the prehealth professions concentration must have a minimum cumulative 3.0 GPA and a minimum 3.0 GPA calculated on the following courses: BIOL 1100 , BIOL 1101 , BIOL 1200 , BIOL 1201 ; CHEM 1150 , CHEM 1151 , CHEM 1160 , CHEM 1161 . All students must declare on or before reaching 90 credit hours.

Minimum degree requirement is 124 s.h. as follows:

1. General education requirements including those listed below - 40 s.h.

(For information about courses that carry general education credit see General Education Program.)

3. Concentrations - 41-48 s.h.

(Choose one concentration.)

4. Electives:

It is recommended that courses be taken which reinforce content in the physical, social, and behavioral sciences, or provide the student with a community health specialty area such as gerontology, environmental health, or health promotion. Number of elective hours varies by concentration.