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2012-2013 CSULB University Catalog

Health Science

Undergraduate Programs

Option in Community Health Education (120 units)

The Community Health Education option is designed for persons whose occupational objective is to serve as a community health educator with an official, voluntary, or corporate health agency.

Lower Division:

Take all of the following courses:

  • H SC 210 Contemporary Health Problems (3)
    Prerequisites: GE Foundation requirements.
  • BIOL 205 Human Biology (4)
    Prerequisites: GE Foundation requirements.
  • MICR 101 Introduction to Human Disease (3)
    Prerequisites/Corequisites: Course that fulfills the A1 GE requirement.
  • NUTR 132 Introduction to Nutrition (3)
    Prerequisites/Corequisites: One Foundation course.

Take one of the following courses:

  • PSY 210 Introductory Statistics (4)
    Prerequisites: PSY 100, GE A1 requirement, and eligible to take a General Education Mathematics course.
  • SOC 250 Elementary Statistics (4)
    Prerequisite: Knowledge of mathematical procedures usually covered in elementary high school algebra as demonstrated on a screening examination.

Take a 3-unit foreign language course.

Upper Division:

Take all of the following courses:

  • H SC 301 Orientation to Health Science (3)
    Prerequisite: Open to Health Science majors and minors only.
  • H SC 400 Principles of Epidemiology (3)
    Prerequisites: Open to Health Care Administration and Health Science majors and minors only. Health Care Administration majors: SOC 250. Health Science majors: H SC 403.
  • H SC 401 Community Health Education (3)
    Prerequisites: HSC 301.
  • H SC 402 Applied Concepts of Community Health Education (3)
    Prerequisites: H SC 301, 401.
  • H SC 403 Community Health Statistics (3)
    Prerequisites: GE Math and SOC 250 or PSY 210 or equivalent.
  • H SC 405 Health Education Program Evaluation and Measurement (3)
    Prerequisites: HSC 403 or equivalent.
  • H SC 421 Health Behavior (3)
    Prerequisites: None.
  • H SC 430 School Health Program (3)
    Prerequisites: HSC 301.
  • H SC 435 Health Promotion Risk Reduction (3)
    Prerequisites: HSC 421 or consent of instructor.
  • H SC 440 Applied Concepts of Health Science (3)
    Prerequisites: HSC 430.
  • H SC 485 Internship in Community Health Education (3)
    Prerequisites: Open to Health Science majors only. H SC 401 and consent of instructor.

Take three courses selected from the following: H SC 407, 420I, 422, 423, 425I, 427

Take one course selected from the following: PSY 351 or SOC 335I

Take one course selected from the following: SOC 320, 462, 464

Take one course selected from the following: COMM 334, 335

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