The Community Health minor prepares students to understand the importance of building communities that promote and practice healthful living. Students will develop an appreciation of advocating for and creating community health programs such as first aid, blood pressure screening, tobacco cessation, drug awareness, disease prevention, preventive medicine, health care services management, health policy, and public health law.
College of Health and Wellness Professions
What previous degree and/or experience is required prior to admission to this program?
High School / GED
Required GPA for graduation
Design health prevention programs using knowledge of determinants of health behavior and health promotion.
Identify how public health organizations work collaboratively to solve health issues and concerns..
Identify leading causes of mortality, morbidity, and health disparities among local, regional, and global populations.
Identify basic sociological and psychological concepts, processes, approaches, and interventions that address the major health-related needs and concerns of individuals and communities.
Assess literature on health issues using a variety of academic and public resources regarding a current issue, related trends, and potential interventions for an assigned public health challenge.