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Option Health Promotion and Health Behavior Option  

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This option is offered within the following major(s):
Public Health - College of Public Health and Human Sciences



This option prepares students for many career opportunities in the areas of public health promotion, health behavior, and disease prevention. Students learn a variety of skills and strategies that will provide them with the necessary proficiencies to improve population health in diverse settings. The program focuses on the social and behavioral determinants of health and disease across the lifespan, with a particular emphasis on health disparities. Graduates are qualified to assist with the planning, implementing, and evaluation of programs that address health disparities and that are intended to improve the health of diverse populations.



Health Promotion and Behavior Required Track Core (21)

H 310. Health Field Experiences: Peer Helper (3)
   or H 349. Peer Helper Skills Development (3)
H 407. Seminar (Sect. 1, Pre-Internship) (2)
H 410. Internship (12)
H 476. ^Planning and Evaluating Health Promotion Programs (4)

Required Supporting Courses (16)

BI 101. *General Biology (4)
   or BI 102. *General Biology (4)
   or BI 103. *General Biology (4)
ES 101. *Introduction to Ethnic Studies (3)
NUTR 225. General Human Nutrition (3)
   or NUTR 240. Human Nutrition (3)
PSY 201. *General Psychology (3)
SOC 204. *Introduction to Sociology (3)

Footnotes:

* Baccalaureate Core Course (BCC)
^ Writing Intensive Course (WIC)


Option Code: 241




 
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