Health Education and Promotion B.S.P.H. (Emphasis in Global Health)

Degree Requirements: 124 Credit Hours

See Core Curriculum for required courses in Area A1 through Area E.

Credit Hours
General Requirements (Core A - E)42
Additional Requirements4
Area F - Courses Appropriate to Major18
Microbiology
Human Anatomy and Physiology I Laboratory
Human Anatomy and Physiology II Laboratory
Human Anatomy and Physiology I
Human Anatomy and Physiology II
Nutrition and Health
Additional Science with Lab 1
The additional hour will be used in electives
Major Requirements
PUBH   2131Introduction to Community and Public Health3
PUBH   3131Chronic Diseases: A Modern Epidemic 3
PUBH   3132Health Care Systems and Advocacy 3
PUBH   3136Principles of Environmental Health 3
PUBH   3138Multicultural and Social Determinants of Health3
PUBH   3231Epidemiology and Biostatistics 3
PUBH   3330Modifying Health Behaviors 3
PUBH   4798Internship in Public Health 212
Global Health Emphasis
PUBH   3431Introduction to Global Health3
PUBH   3432Introduction to Global Health Policy3
PUBH   4232Global Environmental Health3
PUBH   4233Topics in Global Epidemiology3
PUBH   4234International Development in Health (Poverty, Social Justice and Global Health)3
Select 9 credit hours from the following Directed Major Electives:9
Substance Use and Abuse
Foundations of Health Education and Promotion Practice
Stress Theory and Management in Health Promotion
Sexuality Education
Consumer Health
Selected Topics in Public Health
Health Education and Promotion Program Planning I
Health Education and Promotion Program Planning II
Research Methods and Evaluation in Health Education and Promotion
International Studies Abroad in Public Health
Global Maternal and Child Health
Health Aspects of Aging
Promotional Strategies for Health Programs
Directed Individual Study
Elective
Select 3 credit hours of Electives3
Carryover from Area F
Total Credit Hours124

Program Admission Criteria

  • Admission to Georgia Southern University
  • A total institution GPA of 2.0 or better on all course work attempted (transfer course work and work completed at Georgia Southern University are considered)
  • Completed a minimum of 60 credit hours
  • A minimum grade of “C” in all Area F course work attempted
  • Student must have completed or be registered in PUBH 2131

Program Progression Requirements

  • Students must also earn a minimum grade of “C” in a prerequisite course(s) prior to registering for an advanced course.
  • Students must earn a minimum grade of “C” in all major courses, Directed Major Electives, and Area F courses; and have a GPA of 2.5 AND above to enroll in PUBH 4798.

Advisement

Undergraduate students are advised by the Undergraduate Advisor in the College of Public Health.  The advisor is located in Room 1016 in Hendricks Hall, (912) 478-2674. 

To make an advising appointment, send an email to:jphcoph-ugradadvisor@georgiasouthern.edu.