Community Health, BS

General Education Program
Understanding College (FS)1
Writing and Presentation (WRI1 & OC1)6
Mathematics (QR1)3-4
Information Literacy, Media, and Research (ITML)3
Creative Voices across Cultures (HCE)6
Science at Work (NPW)6-10
Ethics, Reality and Logic (PEM)6
Individual and Societies (SEH)6
Our World, Past and Present (WHG)6
Personal Wellness (FH)2-3
Religion and Culture (RS)3
Community Health Major
HC-1001Introduction to American Health Service Delivery I3
HC-1003Introduction to Gerontology3
HS-1201Community Health3
HS-1207Nutrition3
IT-2550Medical Informatics3
HS-2250Public Health Perspectives on Human Sexuality3
HS-2406Epidemiology3
HS-3250Designing Health Promotional Programs3
HS-3251Implementation and Evaluation of Health Promotion Programs3
HS-4350Intro to Research and Bioethics in HP3
CH-2001Global Health Delivery I3
CH-2002Occupational Health and Safety3
CH-2003Introduction to Human Diseases3
CH-3001Environmental Health3
CH-3002Health and Diverse Population3
CH-3003Theories of Health Behavior3
CH-4990Practicum in Community Health3
CH-4998Capstone in Community Health3
PHI-2502Medical Ethics3
BIO-1000Ecology and the Environment3
BUS-1001Organization and Management3
Liberal Arts Electives9
Total Hours120-126

In keeping with our mission at St. Francis College, the courses you take courses across the liberal arts ensure that you are well-rounded, able to engage in meaningful thought and conversation both within and outside of your area of expertise, and building a foundation for future success by deepening and broadening your knowledge. Building on First Year Foundations and augmenting your major field of study, the combination of courses in the Bodies of Knowledge prepares you to meet the challenges the world presents to you with intelligence, clarity, and empathy. They will equip you to solve complex problems, contribute to your community, and improve the world you inhabit. 

Institutional Learning Outcomes:

  1. Demonstrate sensitivity to creative expression
  2. Communicate ideas and information through written, oral, visual and digital media
  3. Employ critical and analytical skills
  4. Value diverse perspectives of the human experience
  5. Implement information, technology and media literacy
  6. Demonstrate quantitative literacy

Foundation Courses- First Year College (13-14 credits)

St. Francis College’s mission, emphasizing Franciscan education, highlights access and opportunities for all students. In your first year at SFC, you will combine key skill development with courses in the liberal arts and in your areas of interest. Each of these courses and categories is essential to your success in college and beyond. Our First Year Foundations program ensures that all students will be equitably prepared to excel and achieve their goals.

Bodies of Knowledge (35 credits)

At St. Francis College, our Franciscan mission states that we “educate the whole person for a full, relational life.” This means that we strive, by making certain you take courses across the liberal arts, to ensure that you are well-rounded, able to engage in meaningful thought and conversation both within and outside of your area of expertise, and create success by deepening and broadening your knowledge. Building on First Year Foundations and augmenting your major field of study, the combination of courses in the Bodies of Knowledge prepare you to meet the challenges the world presents to you with intelligence, clarity, and empathy. They will equip you to solve complex problems, contribute to your community, and improve the world you inhabit.