Students are required to complete the following core curriculum (120 credits):
- 40 credits of General Education Requirements: WRT 104 105 or 106; COM 100; BIO 106; CHM 100 or 103; PSY 113; PHL 101; and MTH 107, 108, 131, 141.
- 28 credits of core courses including KIN 123; KIN/BIO 122; HLT 200; PHL 314; PHP 405; HLT 450; STA 307 or PSY 300; and COM 202, 208, 210, or 251.
- 18-24 credits (6 courses) from one of the following specializations: global and environmental health; health promotion; or health services
- 25-31 credits of free electives
2013-2014 Health Studies Curriculum Sheet (PDF)
2011-2013 Health Studies Curriculum Sheet (PDF)
See Learning Outcomes for Health Studies Majors
Students must select a minimum of 18-24 credits (6 courses) from one of the following specialization
areas. At least 4 courses must be at the 300 or 400 level. Courses selected must be from at least three different disciplines/departments.
Minor and Certificate Programs and Areas of Study
Students are encouraged to use free elective credits to complete an internship in a career related setting. These credits can also be used toward a certificate programs or minor areas of study, or to take additional courses related to their area of interest. Some examples include:
- Worksite Health Promotion
- Population/Agency Health promotion
- Philosophical and Historical Perspectives
- Gerontology Minor
- Hunger Studies Minor
- Leadership Minor
- Substance Abuse Counseling Certificate
- International Development Minor
- International Relations Minor
- Asian Studies Minor
- Sustainability Minor