Bachelor of Science Degrees

Bachelor of Science in Public Health (B.S)

The Bachelor of Science in Public Health is a classic program of courses that meet the core competencies for the five subdiscplines of public health. This program prepares students to enter the public health workforce, to contribute to public health research, and/or to continue with more advanced academic degree programs. The BS program will have two tracts, a two-year junior-senior tract for students entering with an Associates of Science degree, and a four-year tract for students entering as freshmen.

Two-Year Program
The two-year junior-senior BS Public Health program will follow the student's first two years after completing their AS degree in either Public Health, Health Occupations, or a related science degree. Students must have degree requirements that may not have been in their AS degree including : PSY 240, PUH 111, PUH 141 or 241, PUH 200, PUH 275, MTH 213, and HEE 111.

Professional Preparation Coursework

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
4
Navajo Studies
NAV
NIS 111 Foundation of Navajo Culture
NIS 221 Navajo History to Present
9-10
Physical Education and Health Education
PEH 122
PEH 113-148
Health Education (HEE)
HEE 110, 111, 112
2-3
Laboratory Science
BIO 181 General Biology I
CHM 130 Fundamental Chemistry
8
Required Core Total Students transferring may need to take additional courses to meet core requirements. 40-43
Lower Division Requirements 30
Credits
BIO 201 Human Anatomy and Physiology I
BIO 202 Human Anatomy and Physiology II
HEE 111 Personal and Community Health
MTH 213/PSY 213 Statistics
PUH 111 Introduction to Public Health
PUH 141 Nutrition for Health
or
PUH 241 Human Nutrition
PUH 200 Principles of Health Education
PUH 270 Community Health Assesment and Planning
PUH 280 Implementation and Eval of PH Interventions
3
3
3
3
3
3

3
3
3
3
Upper Division Requirements 60
Credits
Junior Year Semester I
NIS 371 Navajo Philosophy
PUH 170 Medical Terminology
PUH 201 Prin of Environmental Public Health
PUH 275 Health Services and Policy
PUH 395 Introduction to Epidemiology
Program Credits:
3
3
3
3
3
15
Junior Year Semester II Credits
NIS 311 Introduction to Navajo Holistic Healing
PSY 240 Human Growth and Development
PUH 300 Health and Human Diseases
PUH 350 Global Indigenous Health
PUH 391 Seminar in Public Health
Program Credits:
3
3
3
3
3
15
Senior Year Semester III
PUH 345 Theories of Health Behavior
PUH 355 Health Disparities
PUH 360 American Indian Maternal, Infant, Child, and Sexual Health
PUH 490 Public Health Research Methods
Program Credits:
3
3
3
4
13
Senior Year Semester IV
NAV 231 Medical Terminology of the Navajo
NAV 385 Mental Health Issues in Public Health
PUH 497 Public Health Research Methods Practicum
PUH 498 Indigenous Research Methods
Program Credits:
3
3
3
4
13
Degree Earned Credits
General Education
Lower Division Program Requirements
Upper Division Requirements
Total Credits Earned:
40-43
65-66
60
125-126
Program Classification of Instructional Program (CIP) Code
Code Title
Public Health, General 51.2201

Provost

Provost

Geraldine Garrity, Ed. D.
ggarrity@dinecollege.edu

Contact

Call:
928.724.6623

Mail to: Provost
Diné College:
Box C09
Tsaile, AZ 86556