A.S. Public Health

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
ENG 101: Freshman English I
ENG 102: Freshman English II
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
Mathematics Student must take appropriate course based on major.
MTH 110: College Algebra
MTH 114: College Mathematics
MTH 106: Survey on College Mathematics
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)
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
Physical Education and Health Education
PEH 122
PEH 113-148
Health Education (HEE)
HEE 110, 111, 112
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
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
ENV 101 Introduction to Environmental Science
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.


James Tutt
Dean of School of STEM
1 Circle Drive, Route 12
Tsaile, Arizona 86556
(928) 724-6938

Nesbah Kahn
Administrative Assistant
Room 123A
Gorman Classroom Building (GCB)
Tsaile Campus

Mail to:
Diné College: School of Science, Technology, Engineering & Math
1 Circle Dr.
Tsaile, AZ 86556

(928) 724-6936

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