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Bachelor of Science in Health Science - 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 Issues (3)
    Prerequisite: GE Foundation requirements.
  • BIOL 205 Human Biology (4)
    Prerequisite: GE Foundation requirements.
  • or
  • BIOL 207 Human Physiology (4)
    Prerequisite: GE Foundation requirements
  • and
  • BIOL 208 Human Anatomy (4)
    Prerequisite: Grade of "C" or better in one of the following: ART 372, BIOL 201, BIOL 205, BIOL 207, BIOL 212, BIOL 311, CHEM 140, DANC 261, or MICR 200.

Additionally, take:

  • CHEM 100 Chemistry and Today's World (4) or Higher
    Prerequisite: One Foundation course
  • NUTR 132 Introductory Nutrition (3)
    Prerequisite/Corequisites: One Foundation course.
  • PSY 100 General Psychology (3)
    Prerequisite/Corequisites: GE A1 requirement

Take one of the following courses:

  • PSY 110 Introductory Statistics (4)
    Prerequisite: Eligible to take a General Education Mathematics course.
  • SOC 170 Elementary Statistics (4)
    Prerequisites: Eligible to take a General Education Mathematics course.
  • STAT 108 Statistics for Everyday Life (3)
    Prerequisites: None.

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)
    Prerequisite: Open to Health Care Administration and Health Science majors and minors only. Health Care Administration majors: SOC 170 or PSY 110 or STAT 108. Health Science majors: H SC 403.
  • H SC 401 Community Health Education (3)
    Prerequisite: HSC 301.
  • H SC 402 Applied Concepts of Community Health Education (3)
    Prerequisite: H SC 301, H SC 401 and H SC 421.
  • H SC 403 Community Health Statistics (3)
    Prerequisite: GE Math and SOC 170 or PSY 110 (PSY 100 prereq) or STAT 108.
  • H SC 405 Health Education Program Evaluation and Measurement (3)
    Prerequisite: H SC 403 and H SC 421.
  • H SC 421 Health Behavior (3)
    Prerequisite: Upper-division standing.
  • H SC 430 School Health Program (3)
    Prerequisite: HSC 301.
  • H SC 435 Health Promotion Risk Reduction (3)
    Prerequisite: HSC 421.
  • H SC 440 Applied Concepts of Health Science (3)
    Prerequisite: HSC 430. Students must have scored 11 or higher on the GWAR Placement Examination or successfully completed the necessary portfolio course that is a prerequisite for a GWAR Writing Intensive Capstone.
  • H SC 485 Internship in Community Health Education (3)
    Prerequisite: H SC 402 and H SC 405.

Take three courses selected from the following:

  • H SC 407, H SC 420, H SC 422, H SC 423, H SC 425, H SC 427

Take one course selected from the following:

  • PSY 351 or SOC 335

Take one course selected from the following:

  • SOC 320, SOC 462, SOC 464

Take one course selected from the following:

  • COMM 334, COMM 335

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