Apr 24, 2019  
2018-2019 Undergraduate Bulletin 
    
2018-2019 Undergraduate Bulletin

Public Health Concentration


Health & Human Performance, BS
Public Health Concentration
*Sample Four Year Plan

First Year Fall Semester
SCH
First Year Spring Semester
SCH
APSU 1000-Freshmen Seminar 1 ENGL 1020-English Composition II 3
ENGL 1010-English Composition I 3 History Core 3
HHP 1250-Wellness Concepts & Practices 3 Natural Science w/lab core (suggest Biology) 4
Humanities and/or Fine Arts Core 3 Humanities and/or Fine Arts Core 3
MATH 1530-Elements of Statistics 3 Elective 3
COMM 2045-Public Speaking 3    
TOTAL SCH 16 TOTAL SCH 16
Second Year Fall Semester
SCH
Second Year Spring Semester
SCH
ENGL 2330-Topics in World Literature 3 History Core 3
HHP 2250-Public Health Essentials 3 HHP 3000-Health Care Management 3
Behavioral & Social Sciences Core 3 Natural Sciences w/ lab Core 4
Elective 3 Elective 3
Elective 3 Elective 3
TOTAL SCH 15 TOTAL SCH 16
Third Year Fall Semester
SCH
Third Year Spring Semester
SCH
HHP 3055-Program Planning and Evaluation I 3 HHP 3450-Health Issues of Special Populations 3
HHP 3600-Communication and Advocacy 3 HHP 4055-Program Planning and Evaluation II 3
HHP 4070-Introducation to Human Health and Disease 3 HHP 4500-Epidemiology 3
HHP 4010-Foundations of Health Education 3 HHP 4800-Capstone to Public Health 3
Elective 3 Elective 3
       
TOTAL SCH 15 TOTAL SCH 15
Fourth Year Fall Semester
SCH
Fourth Year Spring Semester
SCH
Elective 3 *HHP 440I-Internship in HHP (for Option 1) 12
HHP 4989-Pre-Internship & Career Seminar 1 OR  
Elective 3 **Option 2 Elective (Extended Public Health Coursework)  
Elective 3 **Option 2 Elective (Extended Public Health Coursework)  
Elective 3 **Option 2 Elective (Extended Public Health Coursework)  
Elective 3 **Option 2 Elective (Extended Public Health Coursework)  
Elective 2    
TOTAL SCH 15 TOTAL SCH 12
    Total Student Credit Hours for Degree 120

*For this degree a student must complete a total of 39 upper division (3000-4999) credit hours.

*OPTION 1 – Experiential: 12 hours 
   HHP 4990   Internship in Health and Human Performance  (12)  (becomes a choice)

**OPTION 2 – Extended Public Health Coursework; (Guided Electives): Choose 12 credit hours

  HHP3030:   Nutrition – Science and Applications (3)
  HHP 3110:   Substance Use and Abuse (3)
  HHP 4080:   Psychological Aspects of Human Sexuality (3)
  HHP 4060: Consumer Health (3)
  HHP4300: Stress Management (3)

  COMM 1400: Intro to Public Relations (3)
  COMM 3800: Principles of Media Advertising (3)

  POLS 2040: Intro to Public Policy(3)
  POLS 4050: Health Care Policy in the U.S.(3)

  PSY 3340: Health Psychology(3)
  PSY 4150 Behavior Modification(3)

  SOC 1040: Social Problems(3)
  SOC 3700: Medical Sociology(3)