Public Health Track

This specialization is based on recommendations of the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) and Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH) for those students interested in a career in public health and also future graduate study in the area of public health.

∗ Students taking this emphasis are strongly encouraged to consider the accelerated (5 year) BS to MS Public Health and Education and Promotion Program and should consult an advisor for more information.

B.S. to M.S. program in Public Health Education and Promotion

Public Health Track Requirements:

Internship Prerequisites: A cumulative grade point average of 2.0 or better; a grade of C- or better in HPR 202HPR 215HPR 240HPR 330, and HPR 335; and a minimum of 12 credits earned at Marymount are needed to register for the internship.

Internship Requirements: When other requirements are completed, and minimum grade requirements are met, the student completes a 120-hour, three-credit internship.

Minimum Grade Requirement: A minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.0 and a minimum grade of C- in HPR 202HPR 215HPR 240HPR 330HPR 335HPR 410, and HPR 430.

Degree Requirements

This degree requires a total of 120 credits.

Liberal Arts Core and University Requirements

See University Requirements and the Liberal Arts Core for details.

Major Requirements

To fulfill the requirements of the major, all students in this program will take the following coursework in a sequence determined in collaboration with a faculty advisor. Some courses also satisfy Liberal Arts Core and/or University Requirements (*).

BIO 151 General Biology I

3

BIO 151L General Biology I Lab

1

BIO 152 General Biology II

3

BIO 152L General Biology II Lab

1

BIO 161 Anatomy and Physiology I

3

BIO 161L Anatomy and Physiology I Lab

1

BIO 162 Anatomy and Physiology II

3

BIO 162L Anatomy and Physiology II Lab

1

HPR 201 Introduction to Health and Exercise Science

3

HPR 202 Exercise Physiology

3

HPR 215 Introduction to Public Health

3

HPR 225 Health Psychology

3

HPR 230 Community Health

3

HPR 240 Principles of Epidemiology

3

HPR 301 Health/Fitness Program Management

3

HPR 308 Global Health and Culture

3

HPR 330 Designing Public Health Programs

3

HPR 335 Current Topics in Public Health

3

HPR 340 Nutrition for Optimal Health

3

HPR 400 Senior Internship

3

HPR 406 Stress Management

3

HPR 410 Anatomical Kinesiology

3

HPR 430 Public Health Senior Seminar

3

HPR One (1) health and human performance elective

1

PSY 110 Human Growth and Development

3

  OR  
PSY 101 General Psychology

3

LA 250 Legal Aspects of Health Care

3

HIM 115 Medical Terminology