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2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Public Health Studies, BS

Note: Please see addendum to catalog .

Program Coordinator: Kelli Russell (2207 Carol Belk Building; 252-328-5388; russellk14@ecu.edu)

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. Students entering the prehealth professions concentration must have a minimum cumulative 3.0 GPA and a minimum 3.0 GPA calculated using the most recent grade earned at a college or university in 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 - 41-47 s.h.

(Choose one concentration.)

4. Electives to complete requirements for graduation.

Note: 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.