Undergraduate Programs

Student Learning Outcomes

Bachelor of Science in Public Health - Community Health Science Major

The BSPH major in Community Health will prepare students to provide health education, promote healthy lifestyles and healthy choices, prevent diseases, and enhance quality of life in communities. Students will obtain a foundation in understanding the social determinants of health, distribution of health and illness in diverse populations, and the disease risks among human populations.

The Community Health major focuses on interdisciplinary efforts to address the physical, social, behavioral, mental, and environmental health concerns of communities and population at risk for disease and injury. Graduates will plan and evaluate health services in communities. They will coordinate the community efforts of government agencies and private organizations.


The competencies for the BSPH in Community Health are:

  1. Assess individual and community needs for health education.
  2. Plan health education strategies, interventions, and programs.
  3. Implement health education strategies, interventions, and programs.
  4. Conduct evaluation and research related to health education.
  5. Administer health education strategies, interventions, and programs.
  6. Serve as a health education resource person.
  7. Communicate and advocate for health and health education.