Oct 14, 2019  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog

Public Health Education, B.S.


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Curriculum Requirements


The Department of Public Health Education offers a professional preparation program leading to the Bachelor of Science degree. 

1. 120 Credit Hours:


Complete a minimum of 120 semester hours with a cumulative grade point average of 2.0 or better. The last 30 hours must be completed at NCCU.

2. General Education Requirement:


Freshman and sophomore years: complete General Education Curriculum  required by the university as detailed on the four-year course of study.

3. Program Requirements:


Complete four lower division Public Health Education courses (must have a GPA of 2.5 or better in these courses the first time they are completed)

HEDU 2000 Introduction to Health Education  

HEDU 2100 Community Health  

HEDU 2200 Health Behavior for Effective Living  

(This course substitutes for HEDU 1531  for Public Health Education majors.)

HEDU 2400 Methods and Applications of Group Leadership for Health Personnel  

 

Upon completion of the lower division courses, submit an application for admission to the upper division with documentation of a cumulative grade point average of 2.50 or better in HEDU 2000 HEDU 2100 HEDU 2200 , and HEDU 2400  and an overall GPA of 2.25 or better. These courses may not be repeated to improve grade point average for applying to the upper division. 

Departmental requirements (must have a 2.5 GPA or better):


Courses Recommended for a Minor in PHE   Courses Recommended for a Minor in PHE, Eligibility for CHES Exam  
HEDU 2000 Introduction to Health Education  3 HEDU 2000 Introduction to Health Education 3
HEDU 2100 Community Health 3 HEDU 2100 Community Health 3
HEDU 2200 Health Behavior/Eff. Living 3 HEDU 2200 Health Behavior/Eff. Living 3
HEDU 3100 Environmental Health 3 HEDU 3400 Theory & Prac. of Health Education 3
HEDU 3210 Foundations of Public Health 3 HEDU 3600 Planning for Health Education 3
HEDU 3400 Theory & Prac. of Health Education 3 HEDU 3720 Introduction to Epidemiology 3
HEDU 3720 Introduction to Epidemiology 3 HEDU 4000 Health Communication 3
    HEDU 4220 Sr. Seminar in Health Ed 3
    HEDU 4660 Public Health Policy 3
Total Hours 21 Total Hours 27 

NOTE: Students preparing for eligibility for the Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES) exam should complete the listed 27 hours for the minor

4. Concentration Requirements


5. Additional Requirements


Students must earn a minimum grade of “C” in HEDU 4420  in order to graduate.

Program Notes:


Four- Year Curriculum Plan


Freshman Year


Sophomore Year


Junior Year


Senior Year


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