Bachelor of Arts inCommunity Health Science

Program Overview

Majoring in Community Health Science involves the study of the social, environmental, and political influencers on the health of individuals and populations. You’ll learn how health threats are spread, treated and prevented. How does lack of access to health care impact epidemics? What are the ethics involved in vaccination programs? What roles do communication and education play in community health? You’ll gain knowledge and skills that are important for any health care career as you take 43 credit hours towards a Bachelor of Arts degree.

Majoring in Community Health Science involves the study of the social, environmental, and political influencers on the health of individuals and populations. You’ll learn how health threats are spread, treated and prevented. How does lack of access to health care impact epidemics? What are the ethics involved in vaccination programs? What roles do communication and education play in community health? You’ll gain knowledge and skills that are important for any health care career as you take 43 credit hours towards a Bachelor of Arts degree.

You’ll also have real opportunities to learn beyond the classroom via Tetra Delta Club activities for science majors, as well as clinical and internship opportunities. Because we design our community health science program to be responsive to the exact needs of the marketplace, it will be a relevant major if you’re considering graduate study in public health or a career in public and community health and wellness settings.

 

Required Courses

View Community Health Science required courses on our academic catalog website.

Career Potential

You'll also have real opportunities to learn beyond the classroom via Tetra Delta Club activities for science majors, as well as clinical and internship opportunities. Because we design our community health science program to be responsive to the exact needs of the marketplace, it will be a relevant major if you’re considering graduate study in public health or a career in public and community health and wellness settings.

  • Health Officer
  • Medical Claims Representative
  • Case Manager
  • Director of Volunteers
  • Health and Wellness Educator
  • Outreach Claims Representative
  • Medical Records Representative
  • Health Administrator
  • Community Service Agency Director
  • Health Information Specialist
  • Hospital Personnel Director
  • Community Services Specialist
  • Health Teacher