Major Academic Plan for B.A./B.S. Community & Public Health, Community Health Concentration

A Major Academic Plan (MAP) illustrates one way to complete a degree in a recommended number of semesters. Below is an example of an efficient and recommended plan, but actual plans will vary by individual student needs. Program requirements are based on Catalog Year. 

MAP Grid
Course Subject and TitleCreditsMin Grade*Program Element**When OfferedPrerequisiteCo Requisite
First Semester
GE Objective 1: ENGL 1101 3 C-GE Appropriate placement score 
GE Objective 3: MATH 1153 or MGT 2216 3  GE MATH 1108 or equivalent 
GE Objective 5: BIOL 1101 & BIOL 1101L 4  GE MATH 1108 or equivalent(MATH 1108)
HE 2200 Promoting Wellness 3   F, S, Su  
HE 2210 Medical Terminology and Communication 2   F, S  
Semester Total15
Second Semester
GE Objective 1: ENGL 1102 3 C-GE ENGL 1101 or equivalent 
GE Objective 6: PSYC 1101 or SOC 1102 3  GEF, S, Su  
GE Objective 6 3  GEF, S  
GE Objective 7 or 8 3  GEF, S  
HE 2221 Introduction to Community and Public Health 3   F, S  
Semester Total15
Third Semester
GE Objective 2: COMM 1101 3  GEF, S  
GE Objective 4 3  GE   
GE Objective 5: NTD 2239 3  GE   
HE 3342 Stress and Emotional Health 3  UMF  
Free Electives 3      
Semester Total15
Fourth Semester
GE Objective 4 3  GE   
GE Objective 9 3  GE   
HCA 1115 US Health System 3   F, S, Su  
HE Electives 3      
Free Electives 3      
Semester Total15
Fifth Semester
ENGL 3307 Professional and Technical Writing 3  UMF, S45 credits and ENGL 1102 
HE 3383 Epidemiology 3  UMFMATH 1153 or MGT 2216 
HE 4410 Health Behavior Change Theory and Application 3  UMF, DHE major, Junior standing, HE 2200, HE 2221 
HE 4446 Communication Strategies in Community and Public Health 3  UMF  
HE Electives 3      
Semester Total15
Sixth Semester
HE 3340 Fitness and Wellness Programs 3  UMSHE 2200 and HE 2221. 
HE 4405 Leadership and Policy 3  UMS  
HE 4432 Community and Public Health 3  UMS, D  
HE 4442 Environmental Health in Community and Public Health 3  UMS, D  
Free Electives 3      
Semester Total15
Seventh Semester
HE 4420 Health Program Planning and Implementation 3  UMF, DHE 4410(HE 4410)
HE 4443 Substance Abuse in Community and Public Health 3  UMF, D  
HE 4444 Human Diseases in Community and Public Health 3  UMF  
Free Electives 6      
Semester Total15
Eighth Semester
HE 4435 Health Program Evaluation and Research 3  UMS, DHE 4420 
HE 4445 Human Sexuality in Community and Public Health 3  UMS  
HE 4490 Practicum in Community and Public Health 4  UMF, S, SuSenior Standing in HE, instructor permission 
Free Electives 5      
Semester Total15
Total120

MAP Credit Summary

MAP Credit SummaryCredits
Major63
General Education37
Electives to reach 120 credits20
Total120