BA in Community Health

Program Requirements and Policies

  • Community Health majors are required to completed 12 courses. 
  • No course submitted for credit in the major can be taken on a pass/fail basis.
  • All courses submitted for credit in the major must be passed with a C- or better, with the exception of the internship. The internship (CH 140) must be passed with a B- or better.

Course Requirements

Seven (7) core courses

  • Introduction to Community Health (CH 1) 
  • Introduction to the US Healthcare System (CH 2) 
  • Introduction to Global Health (CH 11) 
  • Community Health Methods (CH 30) 
  • Introductory Statistics (CH 31, CH 36 or approved alternative
  • Principles of Epidemiology (CH 34) 
  • Community Health Internship (CH 140)

*Students must successfully complete CH1, CH2, CH30 and CH31/CH36 prior to the internship. Open to second semester juniors and to all seniors.

Five (5) elective courses (must complete a total of 5 courses) 

CH majors are required to select and complete five electives as follows.  

See a list of all possible electives

  • One Intermediate or Advanced Seminar in Community Health (select from groups #1 or #2) 
  • One Advanced Seminar in Community Health (select from group #2) 
  • Two CH courses or approved electives from another department (select from groups #1-4) 
  • One Advanced Seminar (select from group #4)