Public Health PH.S.AAS

Associate of Applied Science - 60 - 61 Credit Hours

Division: Health Sciences
Department: Allied Health
Effective as of Fall 2017

What is the program about?

The associate of applied science degree in Public Health provides students with the introductory foundations for a future career in public health. Graduates of the program will be equipped with the population health skills to address the world’s most pressing health issues. The program is also designed to promote transferability to the bachelor’s degree completion programs in the health field.

Program Outcomes

  • Demonstrate knowledge of human cultures and the physical and natural world as it relates to individuals and population health.
  • Utilize collaborative and motivational communication processes for the purpose of supporting and guiding change in healthcare.
  • Apply effective skills in the area of analysis, evaluation, critical thinking and problem-solving in healthcare.
  • Assess community/public health needs and identify strategies for increasing the health of a population.

Curriculum

Course Title Credits
ALH 1101 Introduction to Healthcare Delivery 2
ALH 1105 Overview of Holistic Health 2
ALH 1110 Principles of Electrocardiography 3
ALH 1140 Fundamentals of Disease Processes 3
ALH 1250 Healthcare Navigator Practicum 3
COM 2206 Interpersonal Communication 3
DIT 1111 Nutrition for Health & Fitness 3
ENG 1101 English Composition I 3
ENS 1118 Lifetime Physical Fitness & Wellness 3
ENS 1214 Personal & Community Health Behavior 3
ENS 2420 Concepts of Lifestyle Coaching 3
HIM 1101 Medical Terminology 2
HIM 1160 Medical Office Coding Concepts 1
MHT 1101 Introduction to Human Services & Behavioral Health 3
MHT 1202 Motivational Interviewing 3
MHT 2138 Ethical Issues in Behavioral Healthcare 2
PSY 1100 General Psychology 3
PSY 2126 Stress Management 3
PSY 2200 Lifespan Human Development 3
(ALH 1102 OR ALH 1120) 3 - 4
(BIO 1107 OR BIO 1121) 3
(MAT 1130 OR Ohio Transfer Module: Mathematics Elective) 3
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This information is for planning purposes only. Sinclair College will make every effort to offer curriculum listed above but reserves the right to change, add and cancel curriculum offerings for unforeseen circumstances. View current catalog.