Public Health, Community Health Education Concentration (M.P.H.)

Program Requirements

Core Courses
HLTH 501Public Health Seminar: Foundations, Ethics, and Cultural Competency3
HLTH 502Determinants of Environmental Health3
HLTH 504Behavioral and Social Science in Health3
HLTH 565Foundations of Epidemiology3
HLTH 580Health Policy and Politics3
FCST 506Introductory Statistical Methods in Family and Child Studies3
or STAT 500 Biostatistical Methods for Research Workers I
Required Courses
HLTH 528Program Planning and Evaluation3
HLTH 529Applied Topics in Program Planning and Evaluation3
HLTH 555Health Disparities and Social Justice3
EDFD 503Methods of Research3
or HLTH 503 Research Methods in Health
Select one of the following:3
Introduction to Applied Child Advocacy
Current Social Issues in Child Advocacy
Geographic Information Systems
Applied Data Collection Techniques and Analysis
Advanced Approaches to Evaluation
Child Development I: Theories of Child Development
Child Development II: Adolescence
Human Development
Intercultural Study of Family
Biomedical and Psychosocial Perspectives on Drugs
Foundations and Methods in Health Education
Grant Writing
Behavioral Aspects of Diet, Activity and Health
Human Diseases
The Teaching of Human Sexuality
Selected Topics in Health
Controversies in Sexuality Education
Community Project
Historical and Theoretical Perspectives on Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health
Food Safety
Social Marketing in Nutrition
Current Applications in Nutrition
Nutrition Education
Food and Nutrition Issues
Nutrition Policy
Latina/o Psychology
General Social Psychology
Fieldwork/Culminating Experience
HLTH 604Internship and Professional Seminar6
HLTH 606Culminating Seminar3
Total Credits42