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Associate in Public Health Degree Requirements

As part of the University of the Cumberlands’ associate degree requirements, each student must complete at least 61 semester hours, including those within the public health major and the coursework required to fulfill the degree requirements.

  • 31 semester hours required in the sections of General Education
  • 18 semester hours required in Bachelor Core Requirements
  • 12 semester hours required from Elective Courses

A minimum grade of “C” is required for all courses in the major. 

General Education Areas

  • Christian Faith
  • Writing Competence
  • Mathematics
  • Science
  • History
  • Culture
  • Aesthetic Appreciation
  • Social and Professional Awareness

Elective Courses

Elective courses will make up the remainder of the degree program’s requirements for a total of 61 credit hours. Students may choose from any of the courses offered within UCumberlands Online for their electives. If a course has a pre-requisite, as long as the student meets the requirements and has not previously taken it, the class may be taken for credit. Elective choices are vast and not limited to the degree.

General Education Requirements

For a full list of course offerings, visit our Academic Catalog page.