Public Health Promotion

student presenting research poster at conference

Suggested Schedule for the Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology and Health with a focus on Public Health Promotion.

The suggested schedule integrates requirements for the major, College of Education, Health & Society, and the Miami Plan and provides a structure for completing the major within a 4-year period.

Please consult with your advisor to determine how electives can contribute to your academic goals.

Sample Course Outline

Public Health Promotion examines the principles and practices of health promotion to address current and emerging public health problems. The focus of the concentration is on the development of public health education prevention strategies across the life span.

First Year

Recommended courses by semester
First Year
Fall Spring
KNH125 Intro to Public Health KNH218 Applied Health Behavior Change
Miami Plan classes Miami Plan classes
KNH Matrix Class

Second Year

Recommended courses by semester
Second Year
Fall Spring
KNH221 Social Marketing in Public Health KNH295 Research and Evaluation Methods
STA261 Statistics KNH321 Health Policy and Administration
KNH Matrix Class KHN262 Public Health Education
Elective GHS101 Introduction to Global Health

Third Year

Recommended courses by semester
Third Year
Fall Spring
KNH362 Public Health Communication IES|KNH441 Environmental Public Health
MBI361 Epidemology KNH Matrix Class
Elective KNH424 Public Health Disparities Past and Current

Fourth Year

Recommended courses by semester
Fourth Year
Fall Spring
Capstone KNH340 or KNH377R Internship or research project
KHN462 Public Health Program Planning and Evaluation Electives
Elective