Description: Community health majors develop educational skills and a sound knowledge of public health to encourage effective individual and group action designed to maintain and improve the health of people in the community. Graduates with this degree develop, implement, and coordinate programs and campaigns that promote health. They also organize communities, neighborhoods and other large groups around issues related to health and disease. The goal of those with a BS in Community Health is to find ways to help communities maintain good health, prevent disease and secure treatment.
Description: The Nutrition and Food Science (NFS) major at CUNY School of Public Health at the Hunter College campus is a diverse science-based program where students learn about food and its effect on our health. It offers a comprehensive study of the fundamental principles of food preparation and safety, nutrition, food service management, and community nutrition education. Classes are offered mornings and afternoons. NFS accepts students once a year in the fall semester.