B.S. in Kinesiology & Health Sciences with a concentration in Public Health

This concentration is appropriate as preparation for further study or employment in the Public Health or Global Health sectors. It may also be of interest to those preparing to enter other health professions, including medicine, nursing, and the allied health professions.

If you have questions about the Concentration in Public Health, contact Prof. Alison Scott [[ascott01]] .

Students receiving a concentration in Public Health must pass the following required courses:

  • KINE 270 Foundations of Epidemiology
  • KINE 280 Introduction to Public Health
  • KINE 300 Social and Behavioral Sciences in Health
  • KINE 303 Human Anatomy
  • KINE 304 Human Physiology
  • KINE 393 Health Ethics or KINE 320 Issues in Health
  • KINE 394 Statistics and Evaluation (COLL 200, NQR) (GER1)(or any introductory statistics course but credits for such courses will not count towards the 34 credits needed in the department)
  • One writing course in the major

In addition, students must complete at least one of the following while accumulating the minimum of 34 credits from the course list in the major:

  • KINE 290 Global Health
  • KINE 301 Public Health and Physical Activity
  • KINE 325 Environmental Issue in Public Health
  • KINE 355 International Nutrition
  • KINE 360 Physiology of Aging
  • KINE 405 Maternal, Neonatal, and Child Health
  • KINE 455 Physiology of Obesity

Candidates declaring for the B.S. degree must complete three additional courses in computer science, mathematics, biology, chemistry, geology or physics.  This is in addition to satisfying the GER 1 and 2.

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