Bachelor of Science in Health Studies (Community Health)

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Total Semester Credit Hours Required

120 semester credit hours.

Required Core Health Studies Courses (55 semester credit hours)

HS 1363Introduction to Health Education3
HS 1902
  & HS 1901
Fitness and Health: Enhancing Personal Wellness
   and Fitness and Health Laboratory
3
HS 2013Health Communications3
HS 2813Introduction to Global Health3
HS 3033Medical Terminology3
HS 3053Community Health3
HS 3073Health Promotion Program Planning and Design3
HS 3083Program Evaluation in Health Promotion3
HS 3413Epidemiology3
HS 4121Preparation for Internship in Health Education1
HS 4123Internship in Health Education (Students must enroll in 4 section totaling 12 semester credit hours)3
HS 4353Grant Writing in Health Education3
Select 12 semester credit hours from the following Health Studies electives (2 must be upper level):9
Health Aspects of Human Sexuality
Drugs and Human Health
History and Principles of Health Education
Health Promotion for Children
Environmental Health and Safety Education
Health Aspects of Aging
Consumer Health
Psychosocial Aspects of Mental Health
Stress Management Techniques
For the general education requirements, Community Health students must take the following courses:
HS 3133Perspectives on Women's Health3
PSY 1013Introduction to General Psychology3
BACT 1003
  & BACT 1001
Microbiology
   and Microbiology Laboratory
4
CHEM 1013
  & CHEM 1011
Introductory Chemistry
   and Introductory Chemistry Laboratory
4
ZOOL 2033
  & ZOOL 2031
Human Anatomy and Physiology
   and Human Anatomy and Physiology Laboratory
4
PSY 1603Developmental Psychology3
or PSY 2513 Abnormal Psychology
BUS 3003Principles of Management3
or BUS 3113 Principles of Marketing
NFS 2323Introduction to Nutrition3
General Elective (2 semester credit hours)2
Select 6 semester credit hours from the following:6
Elementary Spanish
   and Elementary Spanish
American Sign Language I
   and American Sign Language II

Bachelor of Science in Health Studies (Community Health) Program of Study

First Year
FallSemester Credit Hours
HIST 1013History of the United States, 1492-18653
ENG 1013Composition I3
UNIV 1231Learning Frameworks: The First Year Experience1
Wellness/Mathematics CAO Core2
CHEM 1013
  & CHEM 1011
Introductory Chemistry
   and Introductory Chemistry Laboratory
4
HS 1902
  & HS 1901
Fitness and Health: Enhancing Personal Wellness
   and Fitness and Health Laboratory
3
 Semester Credit Hours16
Spring
HIST 1023History of the United States, 1865 to the Present3
ENG 1023Composition II3
GOV 2013U.S. National Government3
BACT 1003
  & BACT 1001
Microbiology
   and Microbiology Laboratory
4
HS 1363Introduction to Health Education3
 Semester Credit Hours16
Second Year
Fall
GOV 2023Texas Government3
HS Elective3
ZOOL 2033
  & ZOOL 2031
Human Anatomy and Physiology
   and Human Anatomy and Physiology Laboratory
4
HS 2013Health Communications3
HS 3133Perspectives on Women's Health3
 Semester Credit Hours16
Spring
PSY 1013Introduction to General Psychology3
Creative Arts Core3
HS 3033Medical Terminology3
NFS 2323Introduction to Nutrition3
HS 3053Community Health3
 Semester Credit Hours15
Third Year
Fall
SPAN or COMS I3
BUS 3003 or 3113Principles of Management3
Language, Philosophy, & Culture3
HS 3073Health Promotion Program Planning and Design3
HS 3413Epidemiology3
 Semester Credit Hours15
Spring
SPAN or COMS II3
MATH 1703Elementary Statistics I3
PSY 1603 or 2513Developmental Psychology3
HS 2813 (GP)Introduction to Global Health3
HS Elective 23
 Semester Credit Hours15
Fourth Year
Fall
HS 3083Program Evaluation in Health Promotion3
HS 4353Grant Writing in Health Education3
HS 4121Preparation for Internship in Health Education1
General Elective2
HS Elective 3 (Upper Level)3
HS Elective 4 (Upper Level)3
 Semester Credit Hours15
Spring
HS 4123Internship in Health Education3
HS 4123Internship in Health Education3
HS 4123Internship in Health Education3
HS 4123Internship in Health Education3
 Semester Credit Hours12
 Total Semester Credit Hours: 120

(GP) courses satisfy global perspectives graduation requirement.