Bachelor of Science in Health Studies (Community Health)

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):12
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:
MATH 1703Elementary Statistics I3
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
FallTCCNSemester Credit Hours
HIST 1013History of the United States, 1492-1865 HIST 13013
ENG 1013Composition I ENGL 13013
UNIV 1231Learning Frameworks: The First Year Experience EDUC 1100, EDUC 1200, EDUC 13001
Wellness/Mathematics CAO2
CHEM 1013
CHEM 1011
Introductory Chemistry
and Introductory Chemistry Laboratory
( CHEM 1305, CHEM 1405) and ( CHEM 1105)4
HS 1902
HS 1901
Fitness and Health: Enhancing Personal Wellness
and Fitness and Health Laboratory
( PHED 1304) and ( PHED 1304)3
 Semester Credit Hours 16
SpringTCCN
HIST 1023History of the United States, 1865 to the Present HIST 13023
ENG 1023Composition II ENGL 13023
GOV 2013U.S. National Government GOVT 23053
BACT 1003
BACT 1001
Microbiology
and Microbiology Laboratory
( BIOL 2320) and ( BIOL 2120)4
HS 1363Introduction to Health Education3
 Semester Credit Hours 16
Second Year
FallTCCN
GOV 2023Texas Government GOVT 23063
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 Hours 16
SpringTCCN
PSY 1013Introduction to General Psychology PSYC 23013
Creative Arts3
HS 3033Medical Terminology3
NFS 2323Introduction to Nutrition HECO 1322, BIOL 13223
HS 3053Community Health3
 Semester Credit Hours 15
Third Year
FallTCCN
SPAN or COMS I3
BUS 3003 or 3113Principles of Management3
Language, Philosophy, & Culture3
HS 3073Health Promotion Program Planning and Design3
HS 3413Epidemiology3
 Semester Credit Hours 15
SpringTCCN
SPAN or COMS II3
MATH 1703Elementary Statistics I MATH 1342, MATH 14423
PSY 1603 or 2513Developmental Psychology PSYC 23143
HS 2813Introduction to Global Health3
HS Elective 23
 Semester Credit Hours 15
Fourth Year
FallTCCN
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 Hours 15
SpringTCCN
HS 4123Internship in Health Education3
HS 4123Internship in Health Education3
HS 4123Internship in Health Education3
HS 4123Internship in Health Education3
 Semester Credit Hours 12
 Total Semester Credit Hours:  120