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Bachelor's Degree in Public Health Courses


In addition to major core requirements, all students enrolled in bachelor's degree programs must complete a minimum of 46 credits in general education (40 credits in the general education college core and 6 credits in programmatic general education courses).

General Education Core Requirements - 40 credits
ENG 101 English Composition 3
ENG 1XX Writing Competency (WR) 3
ENG 2XX Advanced Writing Elective (AW) 3
COM 1XX Communications Competency (COM) 3
CAP 1XX Computer Literacy Competency (CL) 3
MATH 1XX Math Competency (MATH) 3
BIO 1XX Science Competency (SCI) 4
PSY 112 Introduction to Psychology (SS) 3
  Social Science Competency (SS & MC) 3
  Cultural Competency (CU) 3
ENV 110 Environmental Ethics 3
ECN 110 Principles of Economics 3
PSY 300 Health Psychology 3

Programmatic General Education Requirements - 6 credits
IDA 120 Intellectual Discovery Strategies OR General Education Elective 3
1XX General Education Elective 3

Major Core Requirements - 42 credits
Freshman Year
PBH 110 Introduction to Public Health 3
PBH 199 Biostatistics in Public Health 3
PBH 210 Health Behavior and Chronic Disease 3
Sophomore Year
PBH 252 Human Health in the Environment 3
PBH 300 Introduction to Public Health Policy 3
HSC 410 Epidemiology 3
Junior Year
PBH 305 Ethics in Public Health 3
PBH 302 Public Health Personnel and Administration 3
PBH 310 Occupational Health in the United States 3
Senior Year
PBH 315 Injury Prevention and Public Safety 3
PBH 320 Health and Social Issues in Aging 3
PBH 400 Community Health 3
PSY 420 Research Methods 3
HSC 450 Senior Capstone for Health Science OR 3
HSC 460 Health Science Internship 3

Health Science Electives - 33 Credits
PBH 301 Leadership in Healthcare 3
HSC XXX Electives 30

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Course sections noted with an 'H' are delivered in a hybrid format (a combination of on-campus and online learning).
Course sections noted with an 'O' are delivered in an online format.

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