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2020-2021 Catalog 
    
    Dec 05, 2020  
2020-2021 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Community Health Concentration, Exercise Science and Health, A.S.


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Exercise Science and Health introduces students to the factors affecting personal health and community health practices as well as the strategies used to improve health. The Community Health Concentration focuses on those factors that impact current public health conditions, such as substance abuse and communicable disease. Students will analyze health behavior theory and the effectiveness of strategies used to improve health conditions in the community. The program includes a review of educational programming  provided by the private sector, national and local health organizations, and the schools.

First Year Fall   First Year Spring
Course Number Course Name Credits   Course Number Course Name Credits
ENG 101
 
English Composition 
*(ENG 101  is an approved substitution for ENG 101)
3   Gen Ed English  3
Gen Ed Mathematics 3   Gen Ed Behavioral/Social Science 3
Gen Ed Arts/Humanities 3   HEA 102 Nutrition 3
HEA 103 Personal Health 3   HEA 142 Foundations in Community Health Education 3
BIO 116 and BIO 119
or
BIO 203 and BIO 204 
Human A&P for Allied Health and Intro to Biology for Health Professions
or
Human Anatomy & Physiology I and Human Anatomy & Physiology II
4   BIO 116 and BIO 119
or
BIO 203 and BIO 204
Human A&P for Allied Health and Intro to Biology for Health Professions
or
Human Anatomy & Physiology I and Human Anatomy & Physiology II
4
TOTAL   16   TOTAL   16
Second Year Fall   Second Year Spring
Course Number Course Name Credits   Course Number Course Name Credits
Gen Ed Behavioral/Social Science 3   Gen Ed Diversity (other than PED 240) 3
HEA 233 Chronic and Community Health Education 3   HEA 234 Substance Abuse 3
HEA 105 First Aid 3   HEA 260 Health Communication Strategies 3
HEA 251 Health Behaviors 3   Gen Ed Arts/Humanities 3
        Restricted Elective Choose from the list 4
TOTAL   12   TOTAL   16

General Education Requirements (32 Credits)


Arts/Humanities


Behavioral/Social Sciences


Diversity


English


*A minimum grade of “C” or better is required for ENG-101 and ENG-101E

Mathematics


Degree Requirement (60 Credits)


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