Associate of Arts Degrees

Public Health (A.S.)

This program is designed for health professionals who want to pursue a career in community and population health. It promotes Navajo concepts of health and wellness. This degree can be used to transfer to a college that offers four-year programs in public health, health education, health promotion, or community health. The program offers two options: Health Education (Sociocultural) and Environmental Public Health.

General Education Core Credits
Communications
ENG 101: Freshman English I
ENG 102: Freshman English II
6
Humanities and Fine Arts
Students must choose two courses from:
Art History (ARH)
English (ENG) 212, 213, 231, 233, 234, 241, 297
Fine Arts (FA)
Humanities (HUM)
Theater (THR) 101, 102
6
Mathematics Student must take appropriate course based on major.
MTH 110: College Algebra
MTH 114: College Mathematics
MTH 106: Survey on College Mathematics
3-4
Social and Behavioral Science
Students must choose one History (HST) 101, 102, 135, 136 course and one other course from:
Anthropology (ANT)
Sociology (SOC)
Social Work (SWO)
Social Science (SSC)
Political Science (POS)
Economics (ECO)
Psychology (PSY)
6
Laboratory Science
Students must choose one Life Science and one
Physical Science course both with labs from:
Life Science: BIO
Physical Science: AGR, AST, CHM, ENV, GLG, PHY, PHS
8
Physical Education and Health Education
PEH 122
PEH 113-148
Health Education (HEE)
HEE 110, 111, 112
2-3
Navajo Studies
One Navajo Language Course Based on Placement Test (NAV 101, 102, 201, 202, or 211)
NIS 111: Foundations of Navajo Culture and
NIS 221: Navajo History to Present 9-10
2-3
Required Core Total Students transferring may need to take additional courses to meet core requirements. 40-43
Program Requirements Credits
BIO 205 Microbiology 4
PUH 111 Introduction to Public Health 3
PUH 270 Comm. Health Assessment and Planning 3
PUH 295 Public Health Sciences 3
Program Credits 13
Choose Option A or B Credits
Option A:  
PUH 280 Implementation and Evaluation of Public Health Interventions 3
Electives from the following: EDU 200; BIO 170, 201; PSY 111, 240, 250; SOC 111, 225, 230; PUH 241, 289 3
Option B:
PUH 290 Public Health Research Methods 4
PUH 297 Practicum 3
Choose Specialization Option A or B Credits
Option A: Health Ed. (Sociocultural Option)  
HEE 110 Introduction to Wellness 3
HEE 111 Personal and Community Health 3
PUH 200 Principles of Health Education 3
Option B: Environmental Public Health Option
PUH 201 Principles of Environmental Public Health 3
PUH 202 Uranium and Environmental Health 3
ENV 160 Introduction to Geographic Info System
or
ENV 101 Introduction to Environmental Science
3-4
Degree Earned Credits
General Education 40-43
Program Requirements 13
Choose Option A or B 6-7
Specialization 9-10
Total Credits Earned: 68-73
Program Classification of Instructional Program (CIP) Code
Code Title
51.2207 Public Health Education and Promotion.

Dean of the Faculty

Acting Dean of the Faculty

Dr. Paul Willeto
pwilleto@dinecollege.edu

Contact

Call:
928.724.6962

Mail to: Dean of the Faculty
Diné College:
1 Circle Dr.
Tsaile, AZ 86556