Starting Fall 2019 - New Public Health BA

Kinesiology & Health Sciences, Public Health Concentration, BA

Required Credit Hours: 36 (plus 6 non-KINE)

Major Computing Requirement

Fulfilled by taking the required Statistics course.

Major Writing Requirement

Fulfilled by taking KINE 393 or 498.

Required Courses: 18

  • KINE 270 - Foundations of Epidemiology (3)
  • KINE 280 - Introduction to Public Health (3)
  • KINE 300 - The Social and Behavioral Sciences in Health (3)
  • KINE 323 - Health Policy (3)
  • KINE 325 - Environmental Issues in Public Health (3)
  • KINE 394 - Statistics and Evaluation (3)
  • (or any introductory statistics course but credits for such courses will not count towards the 36 credits needed in the department)

2 - One Global Public Health Course: 3

  • KINE 290 - Introduction to Global Health (3)
  • KINE 369 - Methods and Analysis in International Community Health and Development (3)
  • KINE 405 - Maternal, Neonatal, and Child Health (3)
  • KINE 460 - East Africa Project

3 - One Course Ethics and Issues in Public Health: 3

  • KINE 320 - Issues in Health (3)
  • KINE 393 - Health Ethics (3)
  • KINE 415 - Public Health: Health Equity, Sustainability, and Well-Being in a Global Age (3)

4 - One Course in Human Biology: 3

  • KINE 200 - Introduction to the Human Body (3)

5 - One Public Health Capstone: 3

  • KINE 406 - Public Health Research Issues (3)
  • KINE 498 - Internship (3)

6 - At Least Six Additional Credits

Take at least 6 additional credits from the non-required courses listed above, or from the KINE course list, for a total of 36 KINE credits (minimum).

7 - Two Courses Outside Kinesiology & Health Sciences

These credits do not count toward the 36 KINE credits for the major, but are required to complete the major.

  • AFST 371 - The Idea of Race (3) or ANTH 371 - The Idea of Race (3)
  • AMST 205 - Sexuality In America (4) or AMST 208 - Dis/Ability Studies (3) or AMST 350: Social Determinants of Health (3)
  • ANTH 309 - Medicine and Culture (3)
  • ENSP 249 - Ecotherapy or Campus Park Rx or Re-wilding
  • GSWS 205 - Introduction to Gender, Sexuality, & Women's Studies (3)
  • PSYC 202 - Introduction to Psychology as a Social Science (3) or PSYC 350 - Community Psychology and Prevention (3)
  • SOCL 313 - Globalization and International Development (3) or SOCL 440 Social Inequalities and Health (3)