Jun 23, 2024  
2023-2024 Catalog 
  
2023-2024 Catalog

Public Health with Areas of Concentration, AS


Award: Associate of Science

Degree Code: CNEP (Environmental Public Health Concentration - 60 Credits)

Degree Code: CNHN (Health Navigator Concentration - 60 Credits)

Degree Code: CNPH (Public Health Generalist Concentration - 60 Credits)

Degree Code: CNBH (Behavioral Health Concentration - 60 Credits)

Program Description

The Associate of Science in Public Health offers students a flexible degree program designed to provide a sound base of foundational credit coursework and additional career specific studies and/or competencies in the discipline of public health. Through a combination of general education requirements, core electives, specific public health studies, and a final capstone assignment, graduates are prepared to enter the workforce and/or pursue further education in the field of public health.

Transfer Information

Cecil College has the following transfer agreements:  https://www.cecil.edu/student-resources/advising-transfer/transfer-agreements.  Additionally, transfer information is available at the ARTSYS website (The Articulation System of Maryland). Contact your advisor for detailed information.

Career Opportunities


Community health worker, health educator, healthcare administrator, research analyst, health services manager or administrator, government policy analyst, health education specialist, health promotion specialist, environmental specialist, and field investigator.

Required Courses


General Education and Program Requirement Electives - Select 3 Credits


Please see Academic Advisor for elective selection.

  • ARTS/HUM - Arts and Humanities Electives (H) - 3 Credits

Area of Concentration


Concentration Electives


  • ELECT - Program Electives Credits: 2

Environmental Public Health Concentration (17 Credits)


Concentration Electives - Select 3 Credits


Please see Academic Advisor for elective selection.

  • ELECT - Healthcare, Public Health, or Science Electives - 3 Credits 1

Concentration Electives - Select 5 Credits


Please see Academic Advisor for elective selection.

  • ELECT - Healthcare, Public Health, or Science Electives - 5 Credits 1

Concentration Electives - Select 5 Credits


Please see Academic Advisor for elective selection.

  • ELECT - Healthcare, Public Health, or Science Electives - 5 Credits 1

Recommended Sequence


The following is a recommended sequence of courses for completing this program as a full-time student. Developmental and prerequisite course requirements, credit load, and/or course availability may affect a student’s individual progress. Students should consult their degree audit at MyCecil or an academic advisor for individual degree planning.

Program Learning Outcomes


Upon successful completion of this program, students will meet the General Education Student Learning Outcomes and be able to: 

  • Demonstrate the entry level knowledge, and written and verbal communication skills and abilities associated with public health.
  • Apply the acquired the skills and knowledge to practice in an entry-level public health position.
  • Transfer to a baccalaureate program of study with public health generalist or specialized bachelor’s degree programs including health education, health administration, and/or environmental health.

Note


1 Suggested electives are BIO 200 /BIO 210 , HCD 270 , PBH 120 , PBH 208 , PBH 218 , PBH 220