Associate of Science - Community Health Science Emphasis, Kinesiology Physical Education Track

This emphasis provides the lower division coursework towards bachelor degrees in community health, public health, health education, and other related areas and satisfies the lower division major requirements towards the UNR Bachelor of Science in Community Health Science, Kinesiology Physical Education.  The B.S. in Community Health Science Kinesiology Physical Education prepares students for work in coaching, physical education instruction, and personal training.

AA/AS degrees are designed for students who plan to transfer to a four-year college or university.  

To earn an AA/AS degree, students must:

  1. Maintain a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0 (see requirements for graduation.)
  2. Complete a minimum of 15 units within the college.
  3. Satisfy General Education requirements for the AA/AS.
  4. Have no financial or library obligation to the college.
General Education Requirements
English 13-6
Required:
Composition II
Composition II For International Students
Fine Arts3
Humanities3
Mathematics3
Recommended:
Pre-Calculus I (or Higher)
Science[6]
Required:
BIOL 190
190L
Introduction to Cell and Molecular Biology
and Introduction to Cell and Molecular Biology Laboratory
4
CHEM 121General Chemistry I (includes Lab)4
or CHEM 201 General Chemistry for Scientists and Engineers
Social Science3
Additional College Requirements
Diversity 2[3]
Science 2[6]
U.S. and Nevada Constitutions 2[3]
Degree Requirements
CHS 101Introduction to Community Health Sciences3
CHS 102Foundations of Personal Health and Wellness3
CHS 200Introduction to Public Health Biology3
NUTR 121Human Nutrition3
or NUTR 223 Principles of Nutrition
Science1
Elective Requirements
Choose 21-24 units from the following:21-24
Lifespan Human Development
Introduction to Statistics
PEX/DAN (up to 2 units)
Bioethics
Or any transferable college-level units.
Total Units60
1

 If you place into ENG 102 or ENG 114, the additional 3 required units will become elective units.

2

Course may also count toward degree requirements.  Please consult with Academic Advisement.

Plan of Study Grid
1st semesterUnits
CHS 101
Introduction to Community Health Sciences
or Foundations of Personal Health and Wellness
3
English 5 3
Fine Arts/Diversity 4 3
Mathematics 5 3
NUTR 121
Human Nutrition
or Principles of Nutrition
3
 Semester Total15
2nd semester
BIOL 190
190L
Introduction to Cell and Molecular Biology
and Introduction to Cell and Molecular Biology Laboratory
4
CHS 101
Introduction to Community Health Sciences
or Foundations of Personal Health and Wellness
3
English 5 3
Science 5 3
Elective 5 2
 Semester Total15
3rd semester
CHEM 121
General Chemistry I
or General Chemistry for Scientists and Engineers
4
CHS 200 Introduction to Public Health Biology 3
Elective 5 4
Social Science/Diversity 4 3
 Semester Total14
4th semester
Electives: or co-admission CHS 211 or CHS 280 at UNR and reverse transfer. 13
U.S. and Nevada Constitutions/Humanities 4 3
 Semester Total16
 Total Units60
4

See approved General Education list of the AA/AS Degree 

5

See program recommendations or requirements