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Public Health Associate in Science for Transfer

Fresno City College
Program overview
2 years
Associate's degree
Scholarships available
English
Start dates
Fresno
Fall 2021

Fresno
Spring 2021

Program description

Public Health Associate in Science for Transfer

The Associate in Science in Public Health Science for Transfer is designed for students who plan to complete a bachelor’s degree in Health Science at a CSU or UC campus. An Associate in Science in Public Health Science focuses on competencies that include knowledge of public health models, health risk assessments, health screenings, health promotion programming, surveillance of disease outbreaks and injury prevention strategies for a community. The public health field includes disciplines such as patient health navigator, health education outreach, epidemiology, biostatistics, health services, environmental health, behavioral health, and occupational health. The Public Health Science Associate in Science for Transfer provides preparedness in these job related career paths. To earn the Associate in Science in Public Health Science for Transfer, students must complete a maximum of 60 required semester units of CSU-transferable coursework, including either the CSU-GE Breadth or IGETC requirements and 33 semester units within the major. Students must maintain a minimum 2.0 GPA, including grades of C or higher in each course taken to fulfill the major. Local graduation requirements are not required for the transfer degree

Admission requirements

International Students and Scholars Admission Requirements

To determine whether you are eligible for admission to our Fresno City College International Program, please review the following Admission Requirements, and submit the completed checklist with your other application materials:

  • Student must be 18 years old prior to the start of the semester
  • Affidavit of Support Form
  • Cost of Attendance Acknowledgement Form
  • Financial Documents
  • TOEFL or IELTS Exam Results – Waived if student Graduated from a U.S. High School and/or if English is an official language of home country
    • TOEFL Score Requirement Score of 500 Paper Based Test (PBT) or 61 Internet Based Test (iBT) required from students applying from their home country. If a student attended and completed an English Language Training Program in the U.S. we will consider accepting a score of 460 PBT or 48 iBT. Transcripts will be required from English Training Program for review.
    • IELTS Score Requirement Overall Band Score of 5.5 required from students applying from home country with at least 5.0 in each subsection (Listening, reading, Writing, and Speaking). If a student attended and completed an English Language Training Program in the U.S. we will consider accepting an Overall Band Score of 5.0. Transcripts will be required from English Training Program for review.
  • High School Graduation Requirement Official Graduation Certificate/Diploma, transcripts, and/or equivalent evidence of graduation from a Secondary School or its equivalent are required. If records are not in English, certified translation must be furnished.

For more information about admission requirement, please visit the university website.


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Program content

Required Courses

  • Introduction to Public Health
  • Human Biology
  • Human Anatomy, and
  • Human Physiology, or
  • Human Anatomy & Physiology I, and
  • Human Anatomy & Physiology II
  • Introduction to General Chemistry
  • Contemporary Health Issue
  • Elementary Statistics
  • General Psychology

Select a Minimum of 3 Units from the Following:

  • Health and Social Justice
  • Introduction to Microeconomics
  • Introduction to Macroeconomics
  • Nutrition
  • First Aid and Safety
  • Human Sexuality

Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available. Please check the university website for more information.

Tuition fees

International and Out-of-State student fees for spring 2021 : $3480.00 per 12 credit units

For more information about tuition fees, please visit the university website.

Qualification

Student Learning Outcomes:


  1. Demonstrate the ability to comprehend and apply the multi-dimensional approach of public health sciences.
  2. Identify proactive factors for disease prevention and risk factors for disease and disability.
  3. Demonstrate and apply behavior-changing techniques to maximize health and wellness.
  4. Demonstrate the concepts of research, program planning and evaluation strategies.

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Fresno City College

FCC provides the first two years of American university education to help you get where you want to be. Students will receive an American education at an affordable cost. Our students enjoy and benefit from individualized staff guidance, academic counseling,...


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Fresno City College

1101 E University Avenue
93741 Fresno California
United States of America

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www.fresnocitycollege.edu

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