2024-2025 College Catalog 
    Jul 19, 2024  
2024-2025 College Catalog

Health Promotion, AS-LAS for Transfer to UCA BS in Health Promotion

About This Degree

Start Here / Finish There

NPC Faculty Mentor: Katelynn Hardage (Katelynn.Hardage@np.edu) 501.760.4373

  • This curriculum is designed for persons who plan to obtain an Associate of Science in Liberal Arts and Sciences (AS-LAS) degree at National Park College (NPC) and transfer to the University of Central Arkansas (UCA) to complete a bachelor’s degree.
  • Prerequisite courses and/or developmental courses may need to be taken in addition to this suggested plan of study.
  • Students completing the Associate of Science in Liberal Arts and Sciences degree requirements, as shown above, with a minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA, will have satisfied the UCA Lower-Division Core and will be admitted to the corresponding degree program as a junior.

UCA Transfer Admission information and policies

UCA Transfer Scholarship information and policies

NPC Honors Program: The NPC Honors Program is accepting applications. Learn more about the NPC Honors Program.

General Education Core - 35 Credit Hours

60 Credit Hours

See your NPC advisor for degree and graduation information​
* Denotes NPC courses included in the Arkansas Course Transfer System (ACTS)

Remaining Courses to be Completed at UCA - Health Promotion: 60 Credit Hours

Required Core Courses (27 Credit Hours)

Prefix Course # Course Name Credit Hours
HLTH 3300 Methods & Materials for Health Promotion (UD UCA Core: C) 3
HLTH  3301 The Health Promotion Profession (UD UCA Core: R) 3
HLTH 3320 Epidemiological Research (UD UCA Core: I) 3
HLTH 4300 Community Health Problems 3
HLTH 4320 Health Communication & Advocacy 3
HLTH 4331 Program Planning & Evaluation 3
HLTH 4370 Administration of Health Programs (UD UCA Core: C) 3
HLTH 4600 Health Promotion Internship (UD UCA Core: Z) 6

Required Content Courses (6 Credit Hours)

HLTH 1320 Essentials of Health and Wellness 3
HLTH 3325 Disease Management for Health Promotion 3

Upper Division Diversity Elective (3 Credit Hours)


Choose one:
Human Sexuality (UD UCA Core: D)
Health Strategies for Multicultural Populations (UD UCA Core: D)
Contemporary Health Concerns: Women (UD UCA Core: D)
Contemporary Health Concerns: Men (UD UCA Core: D)


Major Electives (6 Credit Hours)


  Choose at least 6 Credit Hours:
HLTH 2320 Mental Health  
HLTH 3123 Medical Terminology  
HLTH 4301 Health Promotion in the Medical Care Setting  
HLTH 4302 Health Promotion in the Worksite  
HLTH 4303 Environmental Health Problems  
HLTH 4310 Health Concerns of the Aging  
HLTH 4398 Health Coaching I  
HLTH 4399 Health Coaching II  
HLTH 3315 Theory and Practice of Prevention  
HLTH 4312 Drug Education  

Electives (18 Credit Hours)

    Upper Division General Electives 4
    General Electives 14
    Total UCA Credit Hours:
Total Hours:

Academic Year: 2023-2024
Revised: January, 2024