Degree or Program Details

Community Health Education Major

This major is designed to promote the development of health literacy and prepare students for entry-level community health education positions in line with appropriate professional standards. It teaches students to use health promotion and disease prevention interventions in ethical ways to affect the health knowledge, attitudes and behaviors of various target populations in a variety of settings (worksites, schools, hospitals/clinics, public health agencies, health clubs, geriatric centers and others). Community health majors must achieve a grade of "C" (2.00) or higher in all HL courses.

Community health education majors must achieve a grade of “C” (2.00) or higher in all major courses. In addition, students are expected to follow a lifestyle commensurate with their professional aspirations.

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Total Credits Required for Degree 124

Liberal Studies 30-40
Health Promotion Requirements 2

Required Courses in Major 38
Health Electives 8
Choose any HL courses with the exception of HL 246, HL 230, HL 471, and HL 472. 

Other Required Courses 12-13
CH 105 Chemical Principles (4 cr.) [III] or 4-5
     CH 107 Introductory Chemistry I (4 cr.) or
     CH 111 General Chemistry I (5 cr.) [III]

Minor 20