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Community Health Education

Promoting healthy lifestyles and communities.

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Program of Study

BA/BS Community Health (73 credits)   
*Required Common Core Classes    Cr    Prerequisites (PRQ's)   
MTH 111 College Algebra (B.S. only) or    4    Satisfactory score on MTH placement test   
MTH 105 Intro to Cont. Mathematics (B.A. only)    -    none   
BI 102 General Biology    5    none   
BI 234 Human Anatomy & Physiology    4    BI 102 or BI 211   
BI 235 Human Anatomy & Physiology    4    BI 234   
BI 236 Human Anatomy & Physiology    4    BI 235   
HE 227 Community & Public Health    4    none   
*students must earn a C- or better in all common core classes. Common core classes are PRQ's to most courses in the Community Health Core.       
Required Community Health Core Classes    Cr    Prerequisites (PRQ's)   
HE 375 Epidemiology    4    MTH 111 (all with C-)   
HE 385 Foundations of Health Education    4    MTH 111, HE 227 (all with C-)   
HE 473 Biometrics and Research Methods    4    MTH 111, HE 227, BI 234-236 (all with C-), HE 375   
HE 487 Assessment and Program Evaluation    4    MTH 111, HE 227, BI 234-236 (all with C-), HE 473   
HE 471 Program Planning    4    MTH 111, HE 227, BI 234-236 (all with C-), HE 487   
HE 419 Internship in Health Promotion    4    MTH 111, HE 227, BI 234-236 (all with C-), HE 471   
HE Electives    24    Upper-division credit hours with HE prefix   
Total credits    73     


Classes required in the major may not meet minor requirements.

Total credit hours required for graduation: 180 (62 undergraduate)

Academic major: minimum of 36 upper division credit hours

Academic minor: minimum of 12 upper division credit hours

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Division of Health and Exercise Science
College of Education
Western Oregon University
Monmouth, OR 97361

Fax: 503-838-8370

Phone: 503-838-8908

Diana McAlpine
Administrative Program Assistant


Peggy Pedersen, Ph.D.
Division Chair

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