Starting Fall 2019 - New Public Health BS Concentration

Kinesiology & Health Sciences, Public Health Concentration, BS

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: 12

  • KINE 270 - Foundations of Epidemiology (3)
  • KINE 280 - Introduction to Public Health (3)
  • KINE 304 - Human Physiology (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 - Two Courses in the Core Areas of Public Health: 6

  • KINE 323 - Health Policy (3)
  • KINE 325 - Environmental Issues in Public Health (3)
  • KINE 300 - The Social and Behavioral Sciences in Health (3)

3 - 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

4 - One Course in 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)

5 - One Nutrition Course: 3

  • KINE 350 - Science of Nutrition (3)
  • KINE 352 - Nutrition and the Brain (3)
  • KINE 354 - Nutrition in Health & Disease (3)

6 - One Course in Human Anatomy/Physiology/Disease Pathogenesis: 3

  • KINE 303 - Human Anatomy (3)
  • KINE 310 - Microbes in Human Disease (3)
  • KINE 442 - Exercise Physiology (4)
  • KINE 455 - Physiology of Obesity (3)

7 - One Public Health Capstone: 3

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

8 - At Least Three Additional Credits

Take at least 3 additional credits from the non-required courses listed above, or from the KINE course list, for a total of 36 KINE credits (minimum).

9 - Two Courses Outside Kinesiology & Health Sciences

Take two of the following courses outside KINE. (These credits do not count toward the 36 KINE credits for the major, but are required to complete the major.)

  • BIOL 106 - Disease, Biomedicine, and Biomedical Research (3) or BIOL 203 - Introduction to Molecules, Cells, Development (3) or BIOL 204 - Introduction to Organisms, Ecology, Evolution (3)
  • BIOL 409 - Virology (3) or BIOL 437 - Immunology (3)
  • CHEM 101 - Chemistry, Energy, & Environment (3) or CHEM 103 - General Chemistry I (3) or CHEM 208 - General Chemistry II and Introduction to Inorganic Chemistry (3)
  • CHEM 314 - Biochemistry (3) or BIOL 314 - Biochemistry (3)
  • DATA 141 - Programming for Data Science (4) or DATA 146 - Reasoning Under Uncertainty (3) or CSCI 146 - Reasoning Under Uncertainty (3)
  • ENSP 101 - Introduction to Environmental Science and Policy (3) or ENSP 202 - Global Environmental Challenges: Climate Change (3)
  • PSYC 201 - Introduction to Psychology as a Natural Science (3)