Liberal Arts and Sciences - Associate in Arts degree (AA) - Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Concentration

Overview 

Health Promotion and Disease Prevention is a multidisciplinary concentration where students learn key historical developments in the evolution of health promotion and disease prevention, health concepts and current health issues.

This LA1 degree program with a concentration in Health Promotion and Disease Prevention will prepare students to transfer to a 4-year college or university Health Education or Health Promotion program.

Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Concentration

To complete a concentration in Health Promotion and Disease Prevention, students must complete the major requirements below:

  • Two Foreign Language courses (two sequential courses are required, level and sequence to be determined by department placement)
  • HI-110 or HI-111 or HI-112 (if already taken in common core, one course from HI-100 series is required; if two History courses have been taken in common core, one additional course from Anthropology, Economics, Sociology, Political Science, Psychology  is required)
  • SP-211(if already taken in common core, one course from HI-100 series is required; if two History courses have been taken in common core, one additional course from PSYC-100 series is required)
  • One English course from EN-200, EN-300 or EN-400 series
  • One science laboratory course (students who take STEM variant in common core have satisfied this requirement)

8-9 Credits

  • HE-114 Foundations of Health Promotion and Disease Prevention (3 cr.)

Choose from:

  • HE 105 Human Sexuality (3cr.)
  • IS 151 Health of the Nation, (2cr.)
  • PE 540 Introduction to Physical Fitness (1 cr.)

Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Coordinator

Dr. Rosemary Iconis
RFK 216E
(718) 281-5263
riconis@qcc.cuny.edu

 

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