Degree

Bachelor of Science in Public Health
WCHP

Contact

Paul Visich

pvisich@une.edu

Curricular Requirements

Courses

Credits
Year 1 30

BIO 104- General Biology

4

BIO 208- Introduction to Anatomy & Physiology I

4

ENG 110- English Composition

4

IHS 110- Introduction to Health Care

2

IHS 120- Health Care Issues

1

MAT 120- Statistics OR

3

MAT 150- Statistics for Life Sciences

 

PSY 105- Introduction to Psychology

3

SOC 150- Introduction to Sociology

3

One (1) Creative Arts Course

3

One (1) Explorations Course

3
   
Year 2 32

BIO 209- Introduction to Anatomy & Physiology II

4

BIO 242- Applied Microbiology

4

IHS 210- Methods of Scholarly Inquiry

3

IHS 310- Ethical Practice in Health Professions

3

IHS 220- Nutrition

3

CMM 122- Oral Communication OR

3

SPC 100- Effective Public Speaking

 

ENV 104- Environmental Issues

3

EXS 120- Personal Health & Wellness

3

PUB 200- Foundations in Public Health

3

PUB 205- Epidemiology

3
   
Year 3 31

PUB 310- Social, Behavioral & Enviro. Factors in Public Health

3

PSY 250- Lifespan Development

3

HWOS 331- Principles of HP, DZ Prevention

3

One (1) SGA course

3

Two (2) Electives 

6

BIO 309- Pathophysiology

3

PUB 305- Research Methods

3

PUB 300- Global Health

3

HWOS 424- Theories of Education & HP

4
   
Year 4 28

PUB 400- Public Health Planning & Evaluation

4

HWOS 341- Health & Wellness in Aging Society

3

SOC 335- Medical Sociology

3

Two (2) Electives

6

PUB 405- Health Care Organization & Policy

3

PUB 410- Internship Experience/Research/Practicum (135 hours)

3

HWOS 434- Substance Abuse & Prevention

3

CGH 490- Global Humanties Seminar

3
   
Total Credits

121

   

“A student in the dental hygiene major may elect to pursue a bachelor’s degree in health sciences.  This degree is only open to matriculated students at the University of New England.  Special permission from the student’s advisor and the Dean of the Westbrook College of Health Professions is required for enrollment in the BS in Health Sciences”. 

Admissions

See University Undergraduate Admissions

Financial Information

TUITION AND FEES

Tuition and fees for subsequent years may vary. Other expenses include books and housing. For more information regarding tuition and fees, please consult the Financial Information section of this catalog.

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This Catalog documents the academic programs, policies, and activities of the University of New England for the 2015-2016 academic year. The information contained herein is accurate as of date of publication April 30, 2015.  *Addendum published January 29, 2016.

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