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Public Health

Bachelor of Science
School of Sciences, Sustainability, and Health

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Upon completion of the Health Science curriculum, the student will be able to:

  • Apply evidence-based knowledge in health science.
  • Critically evaluate health information through the application of information literacy skills.
  • Effectively communicate health information.
  • Discuss the relationship between health, disease and public policy.
  • Apply behavior change theories in health science.
  • Identify and assess the effects of factors such as social, cultural, economic, sexual, gender, and political issues on personal and community wellness or the development of health initiatives.
  • Create effective health education programs based on community assessment.
  • Identify and apply ethical principles.
  • Use research methods to complete scholarly work.
  • Develop an academic and professional portfolio that documents learning and community engagement.