The four-year plan listed below is designed to provide suggestions for sequencing your major courses, but there are also other ways to sequence most majors. This plan is meant to provide aid in early, provisional planning. Please consult with your academic advisor to make strategic academic decisions about which courses to take each semester.

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Sample Four Year Plan: Health Science (BS) with Community, Worksite, and Public Health concentration

FALL - Semester 1

INDV 101: Truman Week
MATH 156: College Algebra
^MODE OF INQUIRY
HLTH 255: Intro to Community & Public Health
OR HLTH 270: Health Systems and Consumers
^MODE OF INQUIRY
HLTH 195:/198: Lifetime Health & Fitness (Personal well-being)
HLTH 196:/198L: Lifetime Physical Activity (Personal well-being)

SPRING - Semester 2

*COMM 170: Public Speaking
MATH 157: Plane Trigonometry
ENG 190: Writing as Critical Thinking
HLTH 255: Intro to Community & Public Health
OR HLTH 270: Health Systems and Consumers
^MODE OF INQUIRY/INTERCULTURAL
Elective

FALL - Semester 3

FOREIGN LANGUAGE
HLTH 290: Principles of Health Ed & Health Science
STAT 190: Basic Statistics
^MODE OF INQUIRY (Physical Science or MATH)
^PSYC 166: General Psychology (Social Scientific Mode)

SPRING - Semester 4

FOREIGN LANGUAGE
^HLTH 349: Research Methods in Health Science (W/E)
HLTH 325: Health Management and Policy
^BIOL 100: Biology w/lab (Life Science Mode)
HIST 298: American Institutional History
OR POL 101: Constitutional Government
Pick 1 of 2 HLTH CWPH Concentration Courses

FALL - Semester 5

^JINS 3XX: Junior Interdisciplinary Seminar (W/E)
Pick 2 of 2 HLTH CWPH Concentration Courses
HLTH 366: Program Planning and Assessment
BIOL 325: Human Physiology
OR BIOL 365/365L: Human Anatomy
HLTH 405: Global Public Health (Intercultural)

 

SPRING - Semester 6

^HLTH 410: Health Communication Methods (W/E)
HLTH 467: Introduction to Epidemiology
HLTH 455: School Health programs
HLTH 480: Worksite Health
Other BS Requirement Class

Junior Summer Session

HLTH 460: Internship in Health Education
Elective (typically online)
Register for the CHES Exam (Senior Test)

Senior Fall Semester

HLTH 440: Program Implementation and Evaluation
HLTH 400: CHES Review Course
Elective(s)
Take the CHES Exam in October (Senior Test)

Total required hours: 120

^NOTES:  All students must complete 6 of the 8 Modes of Inquiry; Health Science students are specifically required to complete BIOL 107 or BIOL 100 (Life Science Mode) and PSYC 166 (Social Scientific Mode) to fulfill Required Support.  The Writing Enhanced (W/E) course requirements are met by completing HLTH 366, HLTH 410 and JINS 3XX.

*COMM 170 test-out procedure is available on the following website: http://communication.truman.edu/comm170testoutmainpage.asp.  Students who earn varsity sport credit may use this credit in place of HLTH 196 or HLTH 198L (activity only).

See course pre-requisites at catalog.truman.edu.

 

You are encouraged to use these materials in conjunction with the Truman Catalog and Degree Works (available on TruView) as a guide in planning your progress toward completion of degree requirements.  The Office of the Registrar is responsible for certifying completion of degree requirements based on requirements specified in the catalog.

 

Department chair: please contact Jonathan Vieker with any updates to the plan above.

This is a sample course sequence to illustrate class offerings for this major. The Office of the Registrar is responsible for certifying completion of degree requirements based on requirements specified in Truman's Official Catalog.

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