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2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Health Sciences, Health Assessment and Promotion Concentration, B.S.


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This concentration prepares students for positions in wellness, hospital, and corporate-based health promotion and assessment programs. Students are trained to develop and implement comprehensive health promotion activities by combining health education, assessment techniques and physical activity concepts. Health assessment and promotion students master a variety of clinical assessments and can begin to develop health communication skills prior to graduation.

The concentration includes 12-15 hours of electives which can be used to complete any minor requirements or which pre-professional students can use to finish prerequisites for their selected professional program. Additionally, this broad-based program provides a strong foundation for related graduate studies. Upon completion, students are prepared to enroll in the Health Fitness Specialist and/or the Physical Activity in Public Health Specialist certifications sponsored by the American College of Sports Medicine.

Health Science Core


The B.S. degree with a major in health sciences consists of health science course requirements in addition to General Education  requirements and B.S. requirements. For specialization in a professional area, concentrations are available in health assessment and promotion, health studies, and public health education.

All students pursing the B.S. in Health Science must complete the following core courses:

Concentration Requirements


Students must complete the General Education  requirements, the B.S. degree requirements, the health sciences core and the health assessment and promotion core requirements.

Recommended Schedule for Health Assessment and Promotion Concentration


Evidence of CPR/First-Aid certification must be presented for graduation.

Footnote


1 CHEM 120 , MATH 220 , and BIO 270  may be counted for both General Education  and the major.

Total: 28-30 Credit Hours


Footnote


1 CHEM 120 , MATH 220 , and BIO 270  may be counted for both General Education  and the major.

Total: 30 Credit Hours


Footnotes


2 Offered only in spring semester.
3 Offered only in fall semester.

Total: 30-31 Credit Hours


Footnotes


2 Offered only in spring semester.
3 Offered only in fall semester.

Total: 30 Credit Hours


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