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Undergraduate Program


B.A./B.S. Health Studies


 

In addition to meeting the general University degree requirements, students earning a B.A./B.S. degree in health studies must successfully complete:

  • The common degree requirements
  • One of the five concentration areas

 

Common Degree (Core) Requirements Credits
Stat 243 - Introduction to Probability and Statistics 4
PHE 250 - Our Community: Our Health 4
PHE 295 - Health Promotion/Disease Prevention 4
PHE 350 - Health and Health Systems 4
PHE 443 - Environmental Health 4
PHE 450 - Epidemiology 4
PHE 404- Internship 4-8
Total 28-32

We strongly recommend taking Stat 243 before PHE 450

See concentration details for internship credit requirements

 

Concentrations Credits

Community Health Education

The community health education concentration area prepares students for entry-level careers in health education.

44

Health Sciences

The health sciences concentration area is intended for students seeking admission into professional programs in medicine, dentistry, physical therapy, or occupational therapy. It provides students with the opportunity to learn health education content and methods while completing specified science prerequisites. 

Students must also complete all prerequisites for pre-professional program. 

16

Physical Activity/Exercise

The physical activity/exercise concentration area is designed for students with interests in the physiological and programmatic aspects of exercise, nutrition fitness, and physical activity.

56

School Health

The school health concentration area is intended for students interested in teaching health education within a public or private school setting.

48

Aging Services

The aging services concentration is designed for individuals who wish to develop or enhance a career related to aging services, including such services as senior health promotion and case management, and community- or institutionally based long-term care.

52

 

Undergraduate Advising

The Undergraduate Listserv can be accessed here: https://www.lists.pdx.edu/lists/listinfo/schundergrads

This listserve serves students to give them updates and internship opportunities. 

TO MAKE AN APPOINTMENT WITH ONE OF OUR UNDERGRADUATE ADVISORS, VISIT https://communityhealth.youcanbook.me/ OR CALL 503-725-4401.

SPACES ARE LIMITED, PLAN AHEAD.

 

Location:

The School of Community Health is located in Room 450 in the Urban Center Building at 506 SW Mill Street (on the corner of 5th and Mill).

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Undergraduate Advisors: 

Belinda Zeidler 
URBN 450C 
zeidlerb@pdx.edu 

Jane Mercer 
URBN 450C 
mercerj@pdx.edu

Jamie Jones 
URBN 540D 
jljones@pdx.edu

Transfer Students:

If you are transferring from another institution, this tool will help you see which classes may transfer. 

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Our Department code is PHE