Sep 21, 2019  
2018-2019 College Catalog 
    
2018-2019 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Community Health, A.S.


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HEGIS: 5299.00
PROGRAM CODE: 86489
PROGRAM CO-DIRECTORS: Dr. Jose Nanin and Dr. Silvea Thomas

The curriculum presented here applies to students who started the major in Fall 2018 or Spring 2019. If you enrolled as a matriculant prior to that, please see the College Catalog for the year you started the major as a matriculant for the curriculum requirements that apply to you.

Consultation with the Program Advisor is required.

Learning Outcomes:


Upon successful completion of the Community Health degree program requirements, graduates will:

  1. identify individual and community level needs for health promotion and disease
  2. use population data and research methods to describe distributions and determinants of health disparities
  3. describe how to plan, implement and administer community health interventions
  4. explain how to advocate for effective community health initiatives at the local, state and federal levels
  5. incorporate cultural competence within health promotion and disease prevention initiatives
  6. analyze the psychosocial, economic, political, and professional factors that impact health services

College Requirements:


Successful completion of CUNY Assessment Tests in Reading, Writing, and ACCUPLACER CUNY Assessment Test in Math with passing examination scores, unless otherwise exempt, or developmental courses may be required.

Civic Engagement Experiences:


Two (2) Civic Engagement experiences satisfied by Civic Engagement Certified or Civic Engagement Component courses or approved outside activity.

Writing Intensive Requirement:


One (1) Writing Intensive course in any discipline is required. Participation in a Learning Community that includes ENG 1200  or ENG 2400  also satisfies this requirement.

Required Core (4 Courses, 12 Credits):


When Required Core Courses are specified for a category they are strongly suggested and/or required for the major

*Note: You may elect to take a math or science course that is 4 credits or more. TAP counts 3 credits towards the requirements and the 4th credit as an elective.

Flexible Core (6 Courses, 18 Credits):


When Flexible Core Courses are specified for a category they are strongly suggested and/or required for the major

One course from each Group A to E. and one (1) additional course from any group

No more than two courses can be selected from the same discipline

A. World Cultures and Global Issues Designated Course


B. U.S. Experience in its Diversity Designated Course


C. Creative Expression Designated Course


D. Individual and Society Designated Course


E. Scientific World Designated Course


Note: You may elect to take a math or science course that is 4 credits or more. TAP counts 3 credits towards the requirements and the 4th credit as an elective.

Concentrations (3 Courses, 9 Credits):


Select one (1) of the following concentrations:

Electives:


3 to 9 credits sufficient to meet required total of 60 credits

Total Credits: 60


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