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Community Health - Health Services Administration Emphasis, B.S.

Requirements

Students in the Department of Public and Community Health may receive an Associate in Science or Arts with an emphasis in Community Health: an Integrated Studies Bachelor of Science or Arts with a Community Health Emphasis; a Bachelor of Science in Community Health in one of the following areas: Community Health Emphasis, Health Services Administration Emphasis, or School Health Education. A minor in Community Health Education is available, as well as an endorsement for School Health Education.

Total Program Credits: 120365体育官方网址

Matriculation Requirements:  

365体育官方网址In order to be matriculated into the 'Community Health' program, students must:

  1. Complete (ENGL 1010 or ENGH 1005), ENGL 2010, BIO 1010, ZOOL 1090, HLTH 3200, and STAT 1040 (for Community Health majors) or MAT 1050 (for Health Services Administration majors) with a C- minimum grade
  2. Have an overall GPA of 2.50
  3. Submit a copy of your Personal Philosophy of Health
  4. Submit a copy of your 1-, 5- and 10-year professional goals

Students will be required to complete the catalog requirements in effect for the semester in which matriculation is granted

 
General Education Requirements: 35 Credits
  ENGL 1010 Introduction to Academic Writing 3
or ENGH 1005 Literacies and Composition Across Context (5.0)  
  ENGL 2010 Intermediate Writing Academic Writing and Research 3
Complete one of the following: STAT 1040 or STAT 1045 (for Community Health Education majors), MATH 1050 or MATH 1055 or MATH 1090 (for Health Services Administration majors); 3
  STAT 1040 Introduction to Statistics (recommended for Social Science majors) (3.0)
  STAT 1045 Introduction to Statistics with Algebra   (for Community Health Education emphasis) (5.0)  
  MATH 1050 College Algebra (recommended for Business, Education, Science, and Health Professions majors) (4.0)
  MATH 1055 College Algebra with Preliminaries (for Health Services Administration emphasis)   (5.0)  
  MATH 1090 College Algebra for Business (recommended for Business majors) (3.0)  
Complete one of the following: 3
  HIST 2700 US History to 1877  (3.0)
and HIST 2710 US History since 1877  (3.0)
  HIST 1700 American Civilization  (3.0)
  HIST 1740 US Economic History  (3.0)
  POLS 1000 American Heritage  (3.0)
  POLS 1100 American National Government  (3.0)
Complete the following:
  PHIL 2050 Ethics and Values 3
  HLTH 1100 Personal Health and Wellness 2
or PES 1097 Fitness for Life  (2.0)
Distribution Courses
  BIOL 1010 General Biology 3
 or BIOL 1610 College Biology I (4.0)  
  Physical Science 3
  Additional Biology or Physical Science 3
  Humanities Distribution 3
  Fine Arts Distribution 3
  Social/Behavioral Science 1 3
Discipline Core Requirements: 26 Credits
  ZOOL 1090 Introduction to Human Anatomy and Physiology 3
  HLTH 3200 Principles of Community Health 3
  HLTH 3230 Professional Development for Community Health  2
  HLTH 3260 Theory-Based Approaches to Modifying Health Behavior 3
  HLTH 3400 Human Diseases 3
  HLTH 3450 Public Health and the Environment 3
  HLTH 350G International Health 3
 or HLTH 440G Health and Diversity (3.0)  
  HLTH 3800 Epidemiology 3
  HLTH 3700 Grant Writing  (3.0)
or HLTH 4600 Research Methods for Community Health 3
Emphasis Requirements: 49 Credits
  HLTH 3160 Health Care Law 3
or LEGL 3000 Business Law (3.0)  
  HLTH 3300 Health Promotion for Older Adults 3
  HLTH 4250 Public Health Organization and Policy 3
  HLTH 4300 Community Health Ethics 3
  HLTH 4500 Public Health Administration 3
  HLTH 482R Community Health Internship 4
  ECON 2020 Macroeconomics 3
  MGMT 2340 Business Statistics I   3
  MGMT 3000 Organizational Behavior 3
  HR 3430 Introduction to Human Resource Management 3
  MKTG 2200 Written Business Communication 3
  MKTG 2390 Professional Business Presentations 3
  MKTG 3600 Principles of Marketing 3
  ACC 2010 Financial Accounting 3
  ACC 2020 Managerial Accounting 3
  IM 2600 Spreadsheet Applications 3
Emphasis Elective Requirements: 10 Credits
  Complete 10 credits of any course 1000 or higher 10

Graduation Requirements:365体育官方网址

  1. Completion of a minimum of 126 semester credits with a minimum of 40 upper-division credits. A minimum of at least 10 hours earned in the last 45 hours must be earned at UVU.
  2. A minimum of 34 credit hours must be in the major with minimum of 20 credits taken at UVU. A minimum of 20 Health credits must be upper-division.
  3. Complete the following courses with a minimum grade of C- or better: HLTH 3200, and all Emphasis Courses.
  4. Overall grade point average of 2.5 or above with a minimum GPA of 2.75 in Major and Minor courses.
  5. Completion of GE and specified departmental requirements.
  6. Successful completion of at least one Global/Intercultural course.
Footnote:
1- HLTH 2800 Human Sexuality SS recommended.

Graduation Plan

This graduation plan is a sample plan and is intended to be a guide. Your specific plan may differ based on your Math and English placement and/or transfer credits applied. You are encouraged to meet with an advisor and set up an individualized graduation plan in Wolverine Track. (Note: Last updated May, 2015. See department for changes.)

Milestone courses (pre-requisites for a course in one of the subsequent semesters) are marked in red and Italicized.

Semester 1 Course Title Credit Hours
HLTH 1100 or PES 1097 Personal Health & Wellness or Fitness for Life 2
ENGL 1010 or ENGH 1005 Introduction to Writing 3
American Institutions see catalog 3
Fine Arts see catalog 3
Physical Science see catalog 3
  Semester total: 14
Semester 2 Course Title Credit Hours
ENGL 2010  Intermediate Writing 3
HLTH 2600 Drugs, Behavior, and Society 3
MATH 1050 or MATH 1055 College Algebra 3
Social Science HLTH 2800 Human Sexuality Recommended 3
MKTG 2200   Written Business Communication 3
  Semester total: 15
Semester 3 Course Title Credit Hours
PHIL 2050 Ethics and Values 3
HLTH 3200 Principle of Community Health 3
ECON 2020 Macroeconomics 3
BIOL 1010   General Biology 3
MKTG 2390 Professional Business Presentations 3
  Semester total: 15
Semester 4 Course Title Credit Hours
ZOOL 1090    Introduction to Human Anatomy and Physiology 3
Humanities See Catalog 3
ACC 2010    Financial Accounting 3
HLTH 2400 Stress Management 3
NUTR 1020 Foundations of Nutrition 3
HLTH 1200 First Aid 2
  Semester total: 17
Semester 5 Course Title Credit Hours
HLTH 3230 Professional Development 2
HLTH 3260 Theory-Based Approaches to Modifying Health Behavior 3
HLTH 3400   Human Diseases 3
HLTH 3450 Public Health & the Environment 3
ACC 2020 Managerial Accounting 3
Third Science see catalog 3
  Semester total: 17
Semester 6 Course Title Credit Hours
HLTH 3700 or HLTH 4600 Grant Writing or Research Methods for Community Health 3
HLTH 3800 Epidemiology 3
HR 3430 Human Resource Management 3
HLTH 3160 (Spring only) Health Care Law 3
MGMT 2340 Business Statistics 3
  Semester total: 15
Semester 7 Course Title Credit Hours
HLTH 440G Health and Diversity 3
HLTH 4250 Health Services Organization and Policy 3
HLTH 4300 Community Health Ethics 3
IM 2600 Spreadsheet Applications 3
MKTG 3600 Principles of Marketing 3
  Semester total: 15
Semester 8 Course Title Credit Hours
HLTH 3300 Health Promotion for Older Adults 3
HLTH 4500 Public Health Administration 3
HLTH 482R Community Health Internship 4
MGMT 3000 Organizational Behavior 3
  Semester total: 13
  Degree total: 121

Department

Name: Public & Community Health
Location: Health Professions Building West Campus 987 S Geneva Rd Orem, UT
Telephone: 801-863-8651
Email: Briawna.simkins@inyectomotriz.com
Web Address: inyectomotriz.com/publichealth/
Chair: Mary Brown
 
 

Mission Statement

365体育官方网址The Department of Public and Community Health provides excellent, engaged learning experiences that will prepare successful students who are competent professionals serving the health needs of individuals, families, and communities.

 
 

Public & Community Health

  • Advisor: Jennie Olson
  • (AA/AS Community Health, BS Community Health - Community Health Education, Minor Community Health Education)
  • Office: HP 101c
  • Telephone: 801-863-8408
  • Email:  jennie.olson@inyectomotriz.com
  • Advisor: Kristie Dockstader
  • (BS Community Health - Health Services Administration, BS School Health Education, Minor School Health Education)
  • Office: HP 101b
  • Telephone: 801-863-6579
  • Email: kdockstader@inyectomotriz.com


Courses in the Public and Community Health area of study lead to possible careers in community health education and promotion, school health, health care management, and other community health and human service administration.

365体育官方网址Students in the Department of Public and Community Health may receive an Associate in Science or Arts with an emphasis in Community Health; an Associate in Science in Health Sciences; an Integrated Studies Bachelor of Science or Arts with a Community Health Emphasis; a Bachelor of Science in Community Health in one of the following areas: Community Health Emphasis, School Health Education Emphasis, Health Services Administration; or a Health Minor with an emphasis in Community Health Education or School Health Education.

365体育官方网址The Public and Community Health program at UVU provides support courses for General Education, the Elementary Education program, and the Integrated Studies program. The department is committed to provide course work that will enable students to complete an Associate in Science or Associate in Arts Degree with a pre-major in Community Health, and that can be transferred to other institutions.

 
 

Faculty

Brian Barthel(1998)

Associate Professor

Department: Public & Community Health
Faculty



B.S., M.S., Health Science/Community Health, Brigham Young University; Ph.D., Health Education, Southern Illinois University.

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James Bemel(2010)

Associate Professor

Department: Public & Community Health
Faculty



B.S., Health Promotion, Weber State University; M.S., Public Health/Health Services Administration, Ph.D., Health Promotion & Education, University of Utah.

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Mary Brown(2006)

Associate Professor

Department: Public & Community Health
Department Chair, Faculty



B.S., M.S., Community Health, Brigham Young University; Ph.D., Health Promotion & Education, University of Utah.

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Ruthann Cunningham(2018)

Assistant Professor

Department: Public & Community Health
Faculty



B.S., Fitness and Wellness Management, M.S., Exercise Science, Brigham Young University, Ph.D., Health Science, A.T. Still University.

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Matthew Flint(2010)

Associate Professor

Department: Public & Community Health
Faculty



B.S., Spanish, Brigham Young University, M.H.Ed., Brigham Young University; Ph.D., Health Education/Health Promotion, Oregon State University.

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Sarah Hall(2015)

Assistant Professor

Department: Public & Community Health
Faculty



B.A., English, M.P.S., Public Administration, Brigham Young University; Ph.D., Global Health, Arizona State University.

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Mark A. Hyde(2019)

Assistant Professor

Department: Public and Community Health
Faculty



B.A., Political Science, University of Utah, M.M.Sc., Physician Assistant, Midwestern University, PhD, Public Health and Epidemiology, University of Utah,

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TeriSue Smith Jackson(2008)

Associate Professor

Department: Public & Community Health
Faculty



B.S., Community Health, M.S., Public Health, Brigham Young University; Ph.D., Health Promotion and Education, University of Utah.

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Virlana Johnson-Silva(2019)

Assistant Professor

Department: Public and Community Health
Faculty



B.Sc., Psychology, Brigham Young University, M.Sc., Physician Assistant, Baylor College of Medicine,

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Merilee Larsen(2013)

Assistant Professor

Department: Public & Community Health
Faculty



B.S., Community Health, Utah Valley University; M.P.H., Health Education, Ph.D., Public Health, Loma Linda University.

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Lynley Murphy(2002)

Associate Professor

Department: Public & Community Health
Faculty



B.S., Health Education, M.S., Health Services, Brigham Young University; Ph.D., Health Promotion & Education, University of Utah.

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Robert Walsh(2002)

Professor

Department: Public & Community Health
Faculty



B.S., Health Education, Brigham Young University; M.H.E., Health Education, Idaho State University; Ed.D., Health Education, University of Idaho.

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Blake Waters(2017)

Assistant Professor

Department: Public & Community Health
Faculty



B.U.S., Environmental Health, M.P.A., Public Administration, Ph.D., public Health University of Utah.

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Jennifer Wegler(2018)

Associate Professor

Department: Public & Community Health
Faculty



B.S., Kinesiology, University of Illinois, M.M..S.c, Physician Assistant Science, Midwestern University, M.A., Secondary Education, St. Xavier University.

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