Community Health Science, AS

Kinesiology Physical Education Track

Associate of Science, Community Health Science, Kinesiology Physical Education Track 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.

Outcomes

Students completing this Degree track will:

  • Recognize how the social, cultural, economic, political, geographical and biological environments affect personal and community health.
  • Describe and apply behavioral strategies to promote personal health and wellness, and disease and illness prevention.
  • Demonstrate the ability to gather and interpret evidence-based information, and effectively communicate, in both written and oral formats, on topics related to community health.

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
BIOL 223Human Anatomy and Physiology I4
BIOL 224Human Anatomy and Physiology II4
CHS 101Introduction to Community Health Sciences3
CHS 102Foundations of Personal Health and Wellness3
CHS 200Introduction to Public Health Biology3
CHS 280Introduction to Biostatistics in Public Health3
NUTR 121Human Nutrition3
Electives
Choose 11-14 units from the following:11-14
Lifespan Human Development
Bioethics
PEX/DAN (up to 2 units)
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 4 3
Fine Arts/Diversity 3 3
Mathematics 4 3
NUTR 121 Human Nutrition 3
 Semester Total15
2nd semester
BIOL 190
190L
Introduction to Cell and Molecular Biology
and Introduction to Cell and Molecular Biology Laboratory
4
CHEM 121 General Chemistry I (with Lab) 4
CHS 101
Introduction to Community Health Sciences
or Foundations of Personal Health and Wellness
3
English 4 3
Elective 4 1
 Semester Total15
3rd semester
BIOL 223 Human Anatomy and Physiology I 4
CHS 200 Introduction to Public Health Biology 3
Elective 4 4
Social Science/U.S. and Nevada Constitutions 3 3
 Semester Total14
4th semester
BIOL 224 Human Anatomy and Physiology II 4
CHS 280 Introduction to Biostatistics in Public Health 3
Electives 4 6
U.S. and Nevada Constitutions/Humanities 3 3
 Semester Total16
 Total Units60
3

See approved General Education list for AA/AS Degree 

4

See program recommendations or requirements