Community Health

General

Program Title

Community Health

Degree Designation

BS

Award Type

Baccalaureate

Program Level

Undergraduate

Instruction Mode

Online Exclusive - Asynchronous

Program Description

Community Health Services/Liaison/Counseling. A program that prepares individuals to serve as facilitators, advocates, and referral professionals linking health care and related social services with affected recipient communities. Includes instruction in public and community health, human and social services, health services administration, group counseling, health education, group advocacy, cross-cultural and multilingual communication, and applicable laws and policies.

Department/Unit(s)

College/School

College of Health and Wellness Professions

Status

Active

Admission Requirements

What previous degree and/or experience is required prior to admission to this program?

High School / GED

Required GPA for graduation

2.5

Minimum Course Grade

C- (1.67)

Minimum Course Grade Applies To

All courses in this program

Requirements

Program Learning Outcomes

Outcome

Evaluate clinical applications of nutrition for the prevention of cardiovascular disease, cancer, diabetes, vitamin deficiencies, and other chronic illnesses.

Outcome

Distinguish the theoretical bases and models for health promotion and education.

Outcome

Contrast culturally appropriate, theory-driven individual and community-based behavior change interventions.

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Specify national and international public health organizations and resources.

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Identify current national and international health issue (both print and online) and conduct research for content area.

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Explain the role of public health professionals [as leaders] in emergency preparedness and response.

Outcome

Identify basic theories, concepts, and models from a range of social and behavioral disciplines that are used in public health research and practice.

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Determine connections between the anatomical structures of the major organ systems and their role in maintaining normal bodily functions and health.

Outcome

Evaluate public health as a system with inputs, processes, outputs, and results, including core functions and essential public health services.

Outcome

Investigate the health-related activities of the various governmental, private and voluntary agencies.

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Identify the applications of the field of consumer health to everyday life situations.

Outcome

Evaluate emerging national and international health practices and programs.

Degree Maps

Major Code

3007

Program Code

1835