Sep 17, 2019  
2019 - 2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2019 - 2020 Undergraduate Catalog

Kinesiology & Health Sciences, Public Health Concentration, BS


The Public Health BS concentration is designed for students who seek a broad-based exploration of Public Health issues, tools, and concepts, with an emphasis on the physiological, nutritional, and biological factors that influence health. This concentration is appropriate as preparation for graduate study or employment in Public Health, Global Health, or other health professions. It may be of particular interest to students wishing to pursue careers related to epidemiology, clinical health research, environmental health, and public health nutrition.

Requirements for Major


Kinesiology & Health Sciences prepares students for a wide variety of academic and professional pursuits in fields that specialize in human body movement and its effect on human health. Students can elect to earn a B.A. or B.S. in Kinesiology & Health Sciences. Students may choose one of four concentrations as a Kinesiology & Health Sciences major, but are not required to do so: a B.S. in Kinesiology & Health Sciences with a concentration in Allied Health ; a B.S. in Kinesiology & Health Sciences with a concentration in Premed ; a B.S. in Kinesiology & Health Sciences with a concentration in Public Health; or a B.A. in Kinesiology & Health Sciences with a concentration in Public Health.

Required Credit Hours: 36 (plus 6 non-KINE)


1 - Required Courses: 12 Credits


2 - Two Courses in the Core Areas of Public Health: 6 Credits


4 - One Course Ethics and Issues in Public Health: 3 Credits


6 - One Course in Human Anatomy/Physiology/Disease Pathogenesis: 3 Credits


7 - One Public Health Capstone: 3 Credits


8 - At Least Three Additional Credits


Take at least 3 additional credits from the non-required courses listed above, or from the KINE course list, for a total of 36 KINE credits (minimum).