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Planner for Public Health Professions - Public Health (A.S.)


Official Title of Major: Public Health Professions - Public Health, A.S.

Award: Associate of Science degree, A.S.

Code: AS.PBH.PUBLIC-HEA

Total Credit Hours: 60

Learn more about the Public Health Professions Degree program

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 courses is required to progress in the program. Please note this program requires completion of a service learning assignment/general community service project (PBH 203 ).

Faculty Contact (https://webapps.aacc.edu/directory/): Tiffin Bumpass

Courses to improve skills and prepare for college-level classes may be needed. It is best to see an advisor as you plan your education.

Course/Advising Notes: ________________________________________________________________________
 

Term 1

Course Name Credits Term Taken Grade
ENG 101 - Academic Writing and Research 1  OR
ENG 101A - Academic Writing and Research 1  
3 credit hours      
MAT 135 - Statistics   3 credit hours      
PBH 101 - Introduction to Public Health   3 credit hours      
BIO 101 - Fundamentals of Biology   4 credit hours      
Wellness requirement
HEA 111 - Personal and Community Health  
3 credit hours      


Term 2

Course Name Credits Term Taken Grade
ENG 102 - Academic Writing and Research 2  
3 credit hours      
PBH 105 - Essentials of Health Behavior   3 credit hours      
BIO 136 - Principles of Nutrition and Laboratory  OR
BIO 233 - Anatomy and Physiology 1  
4 credit hours      
Social and Behavioral Sciences
(Select PSY111  and one SOC from the following)

SOC 111 - Introduction to Sociology  OR
SOC 105 - Exploring the Future  OR
SOC 150 - Introduction to Aging Studies  
3 credit hours      


Term 3

Course Name Credits Term Taken Grade
PBH 102 - Introduction to Epidemiology  
3 credit hours      
PBH 201 - Global Health  
3 credit hours     
CTA 100 - Computing and Information Technology   3 credit hours      
Arts & Humanities GER - select one course from the following:

COM 101 - Introduction to Mass Media  OR
COM 110 - Introduction to Interpersonal Communication  OR
COM 111 - Fundamentals of Oral Communication  OR
COM 116 - Fundamentals of Oral Communication for Non-Native Speakers  OR
COM 141 - Group Communication and Leadership  
3 credit hours    
Elective
Choose 7 credits from the following courses:

EMT 104 - Emergency Medical Care, CPR & AED  
HEA 113 - Women’s Health  (crosslisted as GSS 113)
MDA 113 - Medical Terminology  (crosslisted as GSS 216)
PSY 216 - Human Sexuality  
SOC 265 - Social Research Methods  
HEA 137 - Weight Management: Utilizing Healthy Approaches to Diet and Physical Activity  (crosslisted as BIO 137)
BIO 234 - Anatomy and Physiology 2  
3-4 credit hours    


Term 4

Course Name Credits Term Taken Grade

Arts & Humanities GER - select one course from the following:

PHL 141 - Introduction to Logic  OR
PHL 142 - Ethics  OR
PHL 194 - Ethics and the Information Age  

 3 credit hours    
PBH 202 - Emerging Public Health Issues  
3 credit hours      
PBH 203 - Health Education Promotion  
3 credit hours      
Elective
Choose 7 credits from the following courses:

EMT 104 - Emergency Medical Care, CPR & AED  
HEA 113 - Women’s Health  (crosslisted as GSS 113)
MDA 113 - Medical Terminology  (crosslisted as GSS 216)
PSY 216 - Human Sexuality  
SOC 265 - Social Research Methods  
HEA 137 - Weight Management: Utilizing Healthy Approaches to Diet and Physical Activity  (crosslisted as BIO 137)
BIO 234 - Anatomy and Physiology 2  
3-4 credit hours    
Social & Behavioral Sciences GER (select one SOC 111, 105, or 150, and PSY 111) 3 credit hours    

 

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