Purpose: For students interested in pursuing public health and transferring to a four-year institution or gaining personal enrichment.
Additional Program Requirements
A grade of C or better in all Public Health Professions Core Requirements is required to progress in the program. Please note this program requires completion of a service learning assignment/general community service project (PBH 203). Students may also be required to complete a criminal background check.
Criminal Background Checks and Drug Screening
This program requires the satisfactory completion of a criminal background check and possible drug screening. For complete details, see the Health Sciences section of this catalog.
Successful completion of ENG 121 fully satisfies the college English composition general education requirements. Students who take ENG 121 and not ENG 111-ENG 112 may need to take an additional elective course to ensure that they complete a minimum of 60 credits which are required for the award of an associate degree*. These credit hours must be chosen with the approval of the department chair or program coordinator.
Electives (with approval of advisor) 3-6 credit hours
Due to a variety of transfer requirements at four-year schools, students should consult with an academic advisor or with their transfer school before choosing their electives.
Computer Competency Requirement
All students in associate degree programs must demonstrate competence in computing and information technology (a computer competency requirement).Students may satisfy the computer competency course requirement simultaneously as they satisfy the computer technology general education course or with an elective.