General Education Courses (30 Credits)

DUC 111 Orientation to Higher Education (1)
GENL 110 Seminar in Character Development* (0) 
* This subject is required for every regular semester

Language Courses (6 Credits)

  • ENGL 111 English Composition I (3)
  • ENGL 112 English Composition II (3)

Social Science Courses (3 Credits)

  • PSYC 115 General Psychology (3)

Humanities Courses (2 Credits)

  • One of the following courses:
    HIST 212 Introduction to History of Western Civilization (2)
    HIST 213 Introduction to History of Eastern Civilization (2)

Humanities Courses (12 Credits)

  • Four of the following courses:
    RELB 116 Life and Teachings of Jesus (3)
    RELB 215 Ethical Models (3)
    RELP 312 Marriage and Family (3)
    RELT 113 Origins of Life (3)
    RELT 114 Understanding Self and Society (3)
    RELT 150 Fundamentals of Christian Beliefs (3)
    RELT 213 Human Destiny (3)
    *Any RELB courses may be substituted for any course except RELP 312

Science and Mathematics Courses (6 Credits)

  • CPTR 114 Computer and Information Technology (3)
  • HLED 117 Health and Fitness (3) 

Specialized Courses (94 Credits)

Core Courses (36 Credits)

  • MATH 120/131 Pre-Calculus (3)
  • PUHE 131 Microbiology for Health (3)
  • PUHE 151 Survey of Chemistry for Health I (4)
  • PUHE 152 Survey of Chemistry for Health II (4)
  • PUHE 231 Anatomy and Physiology I (4)
  • PUHE 232 Anatomy and Physiology II (4)
  • PUHE 233 Introduction to Public Health: Improving Community Health (3)
  • PUHE 237 Community Nutrition (3)
  • PUHE 236 Health Behavior and Health Promotion (3)
  • PUHE 332 Research Methods (2)
  • BIOL 482 Philosophical Insights on Creation & Evolution (3)

Major Required Courses (34 Credits)

  • PUHE 244 Self-directed Behavior Change (3)
  • BIOL 281 Principles of Epidemiology (3)
  • PUHE 327 Occupational Health (2)
  • PUHE 328 Environmental Health and Toxicology (2)
  • PUHE 329 Planning and Evaluation (3)
  • BIOL/PUHE 334 Biostatistics (3)
  • PUHE 381 Public Health Communication (3)
  • PUHE 383 Health Counseling (3)
  • PUHE 422 Ethics (2)
  • PUHE 425 Health Policy (2)
  • PUHE 486 Directed Research (2)
  • PUHE 488 Internship (5)
  • BIOL/PUHE 495 Seminar (1)

Major Elective Courses (24 Credits)

  • Any 6 of the following courses (18 Credits)
    PUHE 221 Community Gardening (3)
    PUHE 225 Food Safety in the Community (3)
    PUHE 326 Nutrition through the Lifespan (3)
    PUHE 342 Information Technology for Public Health (3)
    PUHE 344 Leadership in Public Health (3)
    PUHE 369 Public Health Gerontology (3)
    PUHE 380/480 Topic in Public Health (3)
    PUHE 464 Case Studies in Public Health (3)
    PUHE 468 Maternal and Child Health (3)
  • Any 3 of the following courses (6 Credits)
    PUHE 246 Stress Management (2)
    PUHE 248 Natural Remedies (2)
    PUHE 363 Global Health (2)
    PUHE 365 Exercise Physiology (2)
    PUHE 367 Addictions (2)

Free Electives (6 Credits)

Students can take free elective courses of 6 credits from any Faculty in Asia-Pacific International University upon completion of the prerequisites (if any).

Minor Required and Elective Courses (18 Credits)

Minor Required Courses (9 Credits)

  • PUHE 233 Intr. to Public Health: Improving Community Health (3)
  • PUHE 234 Community Nutrition (3)
  • PUHE 236 Health Behavior and Health Promotion (3)

Minor Elective Courses (9 Credits)

  • PUHE 221 Community Gardening (3)
  • PUHE 231 Anatomy and Physiology I (4)
  • PUHE 232 Anatomy and Physiology II (4)
  • PUHE 246 Stress Management (2)
  • PUHE 248 Natural Remedies (2)
  • PUHE 326 Nutrition through the Lifespan (3)
  • PUHE 363 Global Health (2)
  • PUHE 367 Addictions (2)
  • PUHE 380/480 Topic in Public Health (3)
  • PUHE 383 Health Counseling (3)
  • PUHE 435 Health Policy (2)
  • PUHE 486 Directed Research (2)

First Year

Summer Session

Course Title Credits
MATH 120/131 Pre- Calculus 3
HLED 117 Health and Fitness 3
Total 6

First Semester

Course Title Credits
EDUC 111 Orientation to Higher Education 1
PUHE 151 Survey of Chemistry for Health I 4
PUHE 131 Microbiology for Health 4
ENGL 111 English Composition I 3
GE Course Moral and Religious Values 3
Total 15

Second Semester

Course Title Credits
PUHE 152 Survey of Chemistry for Health II 4
ENGL 112 English Composition II 3
GE Course Moral and Religious Values 3
PSYC 115 General Psychology 3
CPTR 114 Computer and Information Technology 3
Total 16

Second Year

Summer Session

Course Title Credits
GE Course Moral and Religious Values 3
Free Elective Course 3
Total 6

First Semester

Course Title Credits
PUHE 231 Anatomy and Physiology I 4
PUHE 233 Introduction Public Health: Improving Community Health 3
PUHE Elective for Public Health 1 3
BIOL 281 Principles of Epidemiology 3
GE Course Humanities and Social Science 2
Total 15

Second Semester

Course Title Credits
PUHE 232 Anatomy and Physiology II 4
PUHE 244 Self-directed Behavior Change 3
PUHE 237 Community Nutrition 3
PUHE 236 Health Behavior and Health Promotion 3
PUHE Elective for Public Health 2 2
Total 15

Third Year

Summer Session

Course Title Credits
PUHE 327 Occupational Health 2
PUHE Elective for Public Health 3 3
Total 5

First Semester

Course Title Credits
BIOL/PUHE 334 Biostatistics 3
PUHE 381 Public Health Communication 3
PUHE 383 Health Counseling 3
PUHE 329 Planning and Evaluation 3
PUHE Elective for Public Health 4 2
PUHE Elective for Public Health 5 2
Total 16

Second Semester

Course Title Credits
PUHE 332 Research Methods 4
PUHE 328 Environmental Health and Toxicology 3
PUHE Elective for Public Health 6 3
PUHE Elective for Public Health 7 3
GE RELP 312 Marriage and Family 2
Total 13

Fourth Year

Summer Session

Course Title Credits
PUHE 486 Directed Research 2
Free Elective Course 3
Total 5

First Semester

Course Title Credits
PUHE 488 Internship 5
Total 5

Second Semester

Course Title Credits
BIOL 482 Philosophical Insights on Creation & Evolution 3
PUHE 422 Ethics 2
PUHE Elective for Public Health 8 3
PUHE Elective for Public Health 9 3
PUHE 425 Health Policy  2
BIOL 495 Seminar 1
Total 14

Second Year

Summer Session

GE Course Moral and Religious Values (3)
Free Elective Course 3
Total 6 Credits

1st Semester

PUHE 231 Anatomy and Physiology I (4)
PUHE 233 Introduction Public Health: Improving Community Health (3)
PUHE Elective for Public Health 1 (3)
BIOL 281 Principles of Epidemiology (3)
GE Course Humanities and Social Science (2)
Total 15 Credits

2nd Semester

PUHE 232 Anatomy and Physiology II (4)
PUHE 244 Self-directed Behavior Change (3)
PUHE 237 Community Nutrition (3)
PUHE 236 Health Behavior and Health Promotion (3)
PUHE Elective for Public Health 2 (2)
Total 15

Third Year

Summer Session

PUHE 327 Occupational Health (2)
PUHE Elective for Public Health 3 (3)
Total 5 Credits

1st Semester

BIOL/PUHE 334 Biostatistics (3)
PUHE 381 Public Health Communication (3)
PUHE 383 Health Counseling (3)
PUHE 329 Planning and Evaluation (3)
PUHE Elective for Public Health 4 (2)
PUHE Elective for Public Health 5 (2)
Total 16 Credits

2nd Semester

PUHE 332 Research Methods (2)
PUHE 328 Environmental Health and Toxicology (2)
PUHE Elective for Public Health 6 (3)
PUHE Elective for Public Health 7 (3)
GE RELP 312 Marriage and Family (3)
Total 13 Credits

Fourth Year

Summer Session

PUHE 486 Directed Research (2)
Free Elective Course (3)
Total 5 Credits

1st Semester

PUHE 488 Internship (5)
Total 5 Credits

2nd Semester

BIOL 482 Philosophical Insights on Creation & Evolution (3)
PUHE 422 Ethics (2)
PUHE Elective for Public Health 8 (3)
PUHE Elective for Public Health 9 (3)
PUHE 425 Health Policy (2)
BIOL 495 Seminar (1)
Total 14 Credits

The General Education Learning Outcomes

1. Ethics and Morals
Learning Outcomes

  1. Has moral standards, adheres to an ethical code of conduct in professional life, and serves as a role model to others.
  2. Is honest and faithful to oneself and to others.
  3. Has a sacrificial spirit, a heart for public service, and understands oneself and others.
  4. Has self-discipline and a sense of responsibility, respects others’ rights, and is a good listener.
  5. Respects the rules and regulations of organizations and society.

Teaching Strategies

  1. Faculty members are good role models and instill the value of honesty while teaching classes.
  2. Establish rules that promote self-discipline and a sense of responsibility, such as punctuality dress code and academic honesty.
  3. Encourage students to participate in and organize activities that provide academic and professional services to society.
  4. Encourage students to participate in/ organize activities that build Ethics and Moral Values.
  5. Teach through actual situations.
  6. Teach through lectures.
  7. Special lectures by experienced persons.
  8. Teach through discussions.
  9. Personal or group assignments.

Evaluation Methods

  1. Evaluate from submission of assignments.
  2. Evaluate from punctual attendance.
  3. Evaluate from self-discipline via appropriate dress and following of university rules and regulations.
  4. Evaluate from student participation in activities.
  5. Evaluate from student responsible on the assignments.
  6. Evaluate from behavioral observation and student participation in class.
  7. Evaluate by using examinations.

2. Knowledge
Learning Outcomes

  1. Understands fundamental concepts and principles in various fields including the Social Sciences, Humanities, Sciences and Languages.
  2. Has a knowledge and understanding of principles, theories and concepts in knowledge that are studied.
  3. Is able to analyze and explain the principles of courses that are studied.
  4. Is able to integrate and apply knowledge appropriately in real-life situations.

Teaching Strategies

  1. Teach through lectures include a variety of teaching methodologies based on course content that emphasize student-centered.
  2. Teach through discussions.
  3. Teach through practice in laboratory.
  4. Teach through project-based instruction.
  5. Teach through self-study.
  6. Using situations, problems and case studies.
  7. Using actual situations.
  8. Emphasize participative learning by using collaborative and cooperative methodology.
  9. Personal or group assignments.
  10. Field trips.

Evaluation Methods

  1. Sectional quizzes, midterm examination and final examination.
  2. Case study analysis reports.
  3. Practice assessment.
  4. Report/Project assessment.
  5. Presentation assessment.
  6. Self-assessment, Peer assessment, Teacher assessment.
  7. Behavioral Observation and student participation in class.

3. Cognitive Skills
Learning Outcomes

  1. Understands concepts and is able to think systematically.
  2. Able to analyze, synthesize, and evaluate problems by using knowledge obtained through study.
  3. Able to apply knowledge to solve problems in various situations properly and appropriately.

Teaching Strategies

  1. Teach through discussions to foster analytical thinking.
  2. Teach through problem-based learning or case studies related to course content.
  3. Teach through experiential learning with actual situations, field trips.
  4. Emphasize application of theory in actual situations.
  5. Teach through self-study.
  6. Personal or group assignments.

Evaluation Methods

  1. Evaluate by using examinations.
  2. Case study analysis reports.
  3. Evaluate from problem solving processes and analytical performance.
  4. Evaluate from actual work performance.
  5. Report/Project assessment.
  6. Presentation assessment.

4. Interpersonal Skills and Responsibility
Learning Outcomes

  1. Has good human relation skills, is able to adapt to situations and organizational culture.
  2. Is responsible to society, organizations, and for assigned work.
  3. Able to assume the roles of either a leader or a follower in various circumstances.

Teaching Strategies

  1. (1) Use a variety of teaching methodologies that emphasize student-centered learning by using problems, case studies and actual situations.
    (2) Emphasize interaction between student and student, student and teacher, student and service recipient.
    (3) Organize group activities to foster the roles of leader and follower.
    (4) Organize learning from practical activities or projects that promotes team work and leadership skills.

Evaluation Methods

  1. Evaluate students’ interpersonal skills and sense of responsibility by using cooperative learning methods.
  2. Self-assessment, Peer assessment, Teacher assessment.
  3. Behavioral observation and student participation.
  4. Evaluate learner on leadership skills and how they assume the roles of leader and follower in different kinds of situations.
  5. Evaluate ability to work with others and as a team.
  6. Evaluate the responsiveness from the practical section.

5. Quantitative Analytical, Communication and Information Technology Skills
Learning Outcomes

  1. Able to use knowledge in mathematics or statistics to analyze data and present it in a suitable manner.
  2. Able to communicate with others appropriately through listening, speaking, reading, writing, and presenting information.
  3. Able to use information technology skills to search for, collect, analyze, and present data properly.

Teaching Strategies

  1. Organize activities that emphasize quantitative analytical skills through practice exercises, solving mathematical or statistical problems, and applying these principles in actual situations.
  2. Organize activities that emphasize the communication skills in listening, speaking, reading, writing, and presenting.
  3. Provide learning experience in selecting and using information technology to search for data and communicates it clearly in many formats.
  4. Provide learning experience in presenting information that is appropriate in terms of the audience, content, and channel.

Evaluation Methods

  1. Evaluate numerical skills through examinations.
  2. Evaluate communication skills through examinations, observation, or assignments that measure listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills.
  3. Evaluate information technology skills through examinations, project reports and presentations.

The Professional Learning Outcomes

1. Ethics and Morals
Learning Outcomes

  1. Develop self discipline and a sense of responsibility
  2. Manifest respect for others and their rights
  3. Demonstrate honesty in schoolwork and other aspects of life
  4. Develop a code of ethics

Teaching Strategies

  1. Determine the organizational culture to foster students with self discipline by class attendance regulation and dress code
  2. Learning from the actual situation
  3. Learning from the group role play by practicing the leader and follower roles
  4. Learning from the case studies that related to the ethical and moral issues
  5. Determine rules that promote honesty such as plagiarism
  6. Integrate ethical and moral values in all courses and organize ethical and moral activities

Evaluation Methods

  • There are different kinds of evaluation during the class period, after the classes, and after the graduation. The evaluators include student self assessment, peer assessment, teacher, and supervisor in the internship. The evaluation methods include interview, observation, questionnaire, focus group, recording note, and other related measurements. The contents of the evaluation include at least: class attendance, assignment submission, activity participation; quality of works; self
    discipline; responsiveness; working performance.

2. Knowledge
Learning Outcomes

  1. Acquire fundamental understanding of concepts and principles in the topic
  2. Appreciate literature for its contribution to richness of human experience
  3. Demonstrate ability to use the learned language skills

Teaching Strategies

  1. Emphasize on theory and application in the actual situation
  2. Emphasize active learning
  3. Use problems and case studies
  4. Learn from the actual situations and fieldtrips
  5. Learn from classes, practicum organizations, and communities
  6. Lecturing and discussion
  7. Research, analysis, and independent study
  8. Selected topic presentations and group study

Evaluation Methods

  1. Quiz(zes)
  2. Sectional test
  3. Midterm and final examination
  4. Student report and assignment
  5. Case study analysis report
  6. Independent study and project
  7. Individual presentation and/or Group presentation(s)
  8. Internship assessment

3. Cognitive Skills
Learning Outcomes

  1. Develop logical reasoning to communicate effectively
  2. Utilize knowledge and skills learned for solving problems
  3. Develop critical thinking and problem solving skills

Teaching Strategies

  1. Active learning
  2. Case studies
  3. Group discussions
  4. Independent studies
  5. Projects
  6. Internships

Evaluation Methods

  1. Ability to demonstrate knowledge gained from active learning
  2. Ability to analyze and solve problem in the case study
  3. Actual working performance evaluation
  4. Evaluate from the problem solving process, independent study, and analytical performance, such as from the case study analysis presentation, independent study report, group discussion report, and seminar

4. Interpersonal Skills and Responsibility
Learning Outcomes

  1. Be able to communicate effectively in a multicultural environment
  2. Develop interpersonal skills
  3. Demonstrate responsibility in school work and classroom behavior
  4. Develop collaborative skills

Teaching Strategies

  1. Use a variety of teaching methodologies that emphasize student-centered learning by using problems, case studies and actual situations.
  2. Emphasize interaction between student and student, student and teacher, student and service recipient.
  3. Organize group activities to foster the roles of leader and follower.
  4. Organize learning from practical activities or projects that promotes team work and leadership skills.

Evaluation Methods

  1. Evaluate the learners on the role of leader and follower
  2. Evaluate the leadership skills in different kind of situations
  3. Evaluate the ability in working with others and as a team work
  4. Evaluate the responsiveness from the practical section

5. Numerical Analysis, Communication and IT Skills
Learning Outcomes

  1. Analyze numerical information
  2. Analyze information effectively in the forms of print and audio
  3. Communicate effectively both in the writing and oral modes
  4. Use technology to search for and communicate ideas/information

Teaching Strategies

  1. Organize activities that emphasize the communication skills in speaking, listening, and writing between two people and group
  2. Provide learning experience in selecting and use information technology for communication
  3. Provide learning experience in selecting, use information, and present information with appropriate audience, content, and channel

Evaluation Methods

  1. Evaluation on the learning activities by observation and assess the speaking and writing skills
  2. Listening assessment
  3. Information analysis by examination paper, case study analysis report, research output, and independent study