College of Health and Science

Community Health Science Major (BA Traditional)

This program involves the study of the social, environmental, and political influences on the health of individuals and populations. Learn how health threats are spread, treated, and prevented. How does lack of access to health care impact epidemics? What are the ethics involved in vaccination programs? What roles do communication and education play in community health? You’ll gain the knowledge and skills that are important for any health care career.

General Education Requirements

All degree seeking undergraduate students must complete the general education requirements.

Degree Requirements

Bachelor of Arts degree consists of a major of typically 32 to 44 credits or two minors, general education courses, and elective courses totaling a minimum of 120 credits.

Encouraged Electives (do not count towards credit total)
Intercultural Communication (4)
Social Psychology 1 (4)
KHS 220Research Methods4
KHS 240Introduction to Public Health4
KHS 300Applied Nutrition4
KHS 310Drug Education2
KHS 320Human Life Experience3
HCR 350Healthcare Diversity and Global Issues4
KHS 400Health Psychology4
KHS 410Health Methods and Strategies3
KHS 420Program Administration2
KHS 474Exercise Physiology4
KHS 490Senior Professional Seminar1
KHS 498Internship8
Total Credits43

 Prerequisite PSY 101 Introduction to Psychology or SOC 152 Introduction to Sociology