Mar 04, 2024  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Bulletin 
2020-2021 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Health, Society, and Populations, B.A.

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120 hours (minimum)

Any student earning a Bachelor of Arts (BA) degree must complete a minimum of 39 hours at the 300+ level. These hours are generally completed by the Major Requirements. However, keep this hour requirement in mind as you choose your course work for the requirements in the major. See the complete description of College requirements for a Bachelor of Arts degree .

UK Core Requirements

See the UK Core section of this Bulletin for the complete UK Core requirements . The courses listed below are (a) recommended by the college, or (b) required courses that also fulfill UK Core areas. Students should work closely with their advisor to complete the UK Core requirements.

I. Intellectual Inquiry in Arts and Creativity

II. Intellectual Inquiry in the Humanities

III. Intellectual Inquiry in the Social Sciences


IV. Intellectual Inquiry in the Natural, Physical, and Mathematical Sciences

V. Composition and Communication I

VI. Composition and Communication II

VII. Quantitative Foundations

Recommended - one of the following:

VIII. Statistical Inferential Reasoning

IX. Community, Culture and Citizenship in the USA

X. Global Dynamics

UK Core hours: 30-32

Graduation Composition and Communication Requirement (GCCR)

Subtotal: Graduation Composition and Communication Requirement hours (GCCR): 3

College Requirements

I. Foreign Language: 6-14

(placement test recommended)

II. Disciplinary Requirements

a. Natural Science: 6

(may be satisfied by major requirements)

b. Social Science: 0-6

(may be satisfied by major requirements)

c. Humanities: 6

III. Laboratory or Field Work: 1-3

(PSY 100  recommended)

IV. Electives: 6

College Requirement hours: 19-29

Major Requirements

Major courses that also fulfill the A&S College requirements are marked with “*”; major courses that also fulfill UK Core areas are marked with “†”. 24 credit hours within the major must be at the 300+ level.

Math: 3-4

Choose one of the following:

Writing: 3

Topics in Society and Health: 12

For a total of four additional courses, choose any remaining courses from the Social Science Approaches to Health category above, or from the following list. Students must choose courses from at least two different disciplines:

^Course is approved only when the subtitle is “Gender, Race and Science.”

Major hours: 45-46


Choose electives to lead to the minimum total of 120 hours required for graduation.

Total Minimum Hours Required for Degree: 120

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