2018-2019 Catalog 
    Apr 04, 2020  
2018-2019 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Rural Community Development, Community Health track, B.S.

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The Community Health track of the Rural Community Development major prepares individuals for roles as health and wellness professionals in private business, industry, community organizations, and health care settings. The track prepares graduates to serve a critical need in the newly emerging health-related fields demanded by the evolving healthcare system in rural areas. The program is designed for students who are interested in working in the health care industry, but not in delivering direct patient care as clinical practitioners.

Core Curriculum: Areas A-E (42 hours)

See ABAC Core Curriculum , using Area D Non-Science option .

Area F Courses: 18 hours

Choose 18 hours from the following list of courses not taken in other areas of the core:

Total Hours Required for the Degree: 120 hours

Plus PHED 1100  and one PE activity course.


  • Students should follow their advisor’s recommendations for appropriate selections in Core Curriculum  Area A1 , Area A2 , and Area D .
  • The maximum number of hours that will be awarded for credit for completion of internships is 9 credit hours.

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