Public Health (B.S.) - Nutrition - Resident

Public Health (B.S.) - Nutrition - Resident

Important: This degree plan is effective for those starting this degree program in fall 2024 through summer 2025. This degree plan will remain in effect for students who do not break enrollment or who do not change degree programs, concentrations, or cognates.

General Education/Foundational Skills Requirements

Communication & Information Literacy 1
ENGL 101Composition and Rhetoric3
INQR 101Inquiry1
Communications Elective3
Information Literacy Elective3
Information Literacy Elective3
Technological Solutions & Quantitative Reasoning 1
UNIV 101Foundational Skills1
Math ElectiveMATH 114 or higher 23
Technology Competency 30-3
Critical Thinking 1
RLGN 105Introduction to Biblical Worldview 42
RSCH 201Research3
Critical Thinking Elective3
Civic & Global Engagement 1
EVAN 101Evangelism and the Christian Life 42
Cultural Studies Elective3
Social & Scientific Inquiry 1
Natural Science Elective3
Social Science Elective 53
Christianity & Contexts 1
BIBL 105Old Testament Survey2
BIBL 110New Testament Survey2
THEO 201Theology Survey I 42
THEO 202Theology Survey II 42
Total Hours44-47
1

Refer to the list of approved general education electives before enrolling in foundational skill requirements

2

MATH 201 Introduction to Probability and Statistics (3 c.h.) is strongly recommended

3

All students must pass the Computer Assessment OR complete applicable INFT course

4

Students transferring in 45 or more UG credit hours will have the requirements of RLGN 105 Introduction to Biblical Worldview (2 c.h.) and EVAN 101 Evangelism and the Christian Life (2 c.h.) waived; Students transferring in 60 or more UG credit hours will also have the requirements of THEO 201 Theology Survey I (2 c.h.) and THEO 202 Theology Survey II (2 c.h.) waived

5

PSYC 101 General Psychology (3 c.h.) is strongly recommended

Major Requirements

Major Foundational Courses
BIOL 203Introductory Microbiology 14
BIOL 213Human Anatomy and Physiology I 1,23
BIOL 214Human Anatomy and Physiology I Lab 1,21
BIOL 215Human Anatomy and Physiology II 1,23
BIOL 216Human Anatomy and Physiology II Lab 1,21
HLTH 216Personal Health 13
MATH 201Introduction to Probability and Statistics 13
Total Hours18
1

Course may fulfill select general education requirements

2

Minimum grade of "C" required

Major Core
CRST 290History of Life3
HLTH 301Foundations of Public Health3
HLTH 350Introduction to Public and Community Health3
HLTH 370Introduction to Environmental Hazards and Response3
HLTH 420Principles of Behavior Change and Health Counseling3
HLTH 444Principles of Epidemiology and Biostatistics3
HLTH 453Program Planning and Evaluation in Health Education3
NURS 105Medical Terminology1
Total Hours22
Concentration
CHEM 107Essentials of General and Organic Chemistry4
HLTH 252Drugs in Society3
HLTH 330Human Nutrition3
HLTH 332Principles of Food Preparation4
HLTH 332LPrinciples of Food Preparation Lab0
HLTH 334Nutrition Through the Life Cycle3
HLTH 430Community Nutrition3
HLTH 432Preventative Nutrition3
HLTH 488Chronic and Infectious Diseases3
HLTH 496Special Topics in Nutrition3
HLTH 498Public Health Senior Seminar3
or HLTH 499 Professional Internship in Health Promotion
Total Hours32
Free Electives
Choose 1-18 credit hours of Free Electives1-18
Total Hours1-18

All applicable prerequisites must be met

Graduation Requirements

  • 120 Total hours
  • 2.0 Overall grade point average
  • 30 Hours must be upper-level courses (300-400 level)
  • Grade of ‘C’ Minimum required for all upper-level courses in the major 
  • 50% Of major and concentration taken through Liberty University
  • 30 Hours must be completed through Liberty University
  • Grad App Submission of Degree Completion Application must be completed within the last semester of a student's anticipated graduation date
  • CSER All requirements must be satisfied before a degree will be awarded
Plan of Study Grid
First Year
First SemesterHours
BIBL 105 Old Testament Survey 2
ENGL 101 Composition and Rhetoric 3
INQR 101 Inquiry 1
UNIV 101 Foundational Skills 1
Information Literacy Elective (HLTH 216) 1 3
Natural Science Elective (BIOL 213/BIOL 214) 1 4
NURS 105 Medical Terminology 1
CSER 0
 Hours15
Second Semester
BIBL 110 New Testament Survey 2
BIOL 215 Human Anatomy and Physiology II 3
BIOL 216 Human Anatomy and Physiology II Lab 1
RLGN 105 Introduction to Biblical Worldview 2
Communications Elective 1 3
Information Literacy Elective 1 3
Technology Competency 2 0-3
CSER 0
 Hours14-17
Second Year
First Semester
RSCH 201 Research 3
THEO 201 Theology Survey I 2
Math Elective (MATH 201) 1 3
HLTH 252 Drugs in Society 3
HLTH 301 Foundations of Public Health 3
CSER 0
 Hours14
Second Semester
Critical Thinking Elective 1 3
THEO 202 Theology Survey II 2
CHEM 107 Essentials of General and Organic Chemistry 4
HLTH 330 Human Nutrition 3
HLTH 350 Introduction to Public and Community Health 3
CSER 0
 Hours15
Third Year
First Semester
Cultural Studies Elective 1 3
Social Science Elective 1,3 3
HLTH 332 Principles of Food Preparation 4
HLTH 332L Principles of Food Preparation Lab 0
HLTH 370 Introduction to Environmental Hazards and Response 3
HLTH 420 Principles of Behavior Change and Health Counseling 3
CSER 0
 Hours16
Second Semester
BIOL 203 Introductory Microbiology 4
CRST 290 History of Life 3
HLTH 334 Nutrition Through the Life Cycle 3
HLTH 430 Community Nutrition 3
HLTH 453 Program Planning and Evaluation in Health Education 3
CSER 0
 Hours16
Fourth Year
First Semester
EVAN 101 Evangelism and the Christian Life 2
HLTH 444 Principles of Epidemiology and Biostatistics 3
HLTH 488 Chronic and Infectious Diseases 3
HLTH 496 Special Topics in Nutrition 3
Elective 3
Elective 1
CSER 0
 Hours15
Second Semester
HLTH 432 Preventative Nutrition 3
HLTH 498
Public Health Senior Seminar
or Professional Internship in Health Promotion
3
Elective 3
Elective 3
Elective 3
CSER 0
 Hours15
 Total Hours120-123
1

Refer to the list of approved general education electives at www.liberty.edu/gened before enrolling in foundational skills requirements

2

All students must pass the Computer Assessment OR complete applicable INFT course; refer to www.liberty.edu/computerassessment for more information

3

PSYC 101 is strongly recommended

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