Jun 02, 2020  
University Undergraduate Catalog 2015-2016 
University Undergraduate Catalog 2015-2016 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Public Health Education, B.S.

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Curriculum Requirements

1. 124 semester hours:

Complete a minimum of 124 semester hours with a cumulative grade point average of 2.0 or better. The last 30 hours must be completed at NCCU.

3. Requirement(s):

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 at least 2.25.

4. General Education Requirement:

Complete the General Education Curriculum  (GEC).


Students must have completed all required health education major courses with a cumulative GPA of 2.5 to enroll in HEDU 4420  (Internship in Public Health Education.)  Students enrolled in HEDU 4420  may not be employed or take any other courses during the internship period.

Graduation Requirement:

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

Public Health Education Electives

Elective courses in Public Health Education include HEDU 3300 , HEDU 4110 , HEDU 4113 , HEDU 4200 , HEDU 4310 , HEDU 4500 , and HEDU 4700  and NURS 2050 (Black Men’s Health). A maximum of six hours of HEDU 4500  (Independent Study: Special Topics in Health Education) will be counted for credit toward the major.

Four-Year Curriculum Plan in Public Health Education

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Freshman Year

Sophomore Year

Junior Year

Senior Year

Total Minimum Credit Hours: 124

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Distribution of Hours:
* Core Curriculum Courses - 38
+ HEDU Required courses - 54
% Non-Departmental Required Courses - 26
& Electives - 6
(B) Block courses open only to majors who have taken and passed all required courses: core curriculum (*), HEDU (+), and non-departmental (%)
(WI) Writing Intensive Course
(SI) Speaking Intensive Course
▲ The University Community Service requirement may be met in these Service Learning Courses
HEDU 4420 - Internship and Seminar in Community Health Education (6) 
Requires 2.5 GPA in Public Health Education Courses to enroll.
Requires an 8-week (320 hours), full-time commitment to the agency and may include night and/or weekend agency responsibilities.
Student may not be employed during the 8-week internship period.
Student may not take other courses during the 8-week internship period.

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