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2015-2016 Undergraduate Catalog 
2015-2016 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Public Health Studies, BS

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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 2.65 for entry. Students entering the worksite health promotion concentration must have a minimum cumulative 2.25 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 2.75 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 . Minimum degree requirement is 126 s.h. as follows:

1. Foundations curriculum requirements including those listed below for all options as well as additional foundations curriculum requirements for each option - 42 s.h.

(For information about courses that carry foundations curriculum credit see Liberal Arts Foundations Curriculum )

3. Concentration - 37-52 s.h.

(Choose one option.)

Prehealth Professions - 44-52 s.h.

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.

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