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 40 credits in general education courses.

General education core requirements - 40 credits

ENG 101 English Composition 3
ENG 1XX English Elective 3
ENG 2XX English Elective 3
MATH 125 Mathematical Applications for the Health Sciences 3
STAT 167 Principles of Statistics 3
BIO 120 Human Biology 4
SOC 101 Introduction to Sociology 3
PSY 112 Introduction to Psychology 3
PHIL 105 Ethics, Values, and Cultural Competence in Practice 3
  General Education Electives 12

Public Health major core requirements - 66 credits

PBH 110 Introduction to Public Health 3
PBH 210 Health Behavior and Chronic Disease 3
PBH 212 Public Health Informatics 3
PBH 271 Issues of Diversity and Equity in Public Health 3
PBH 379 Social and Behavioral Aspects of Public Health 3
PBH 301 Leadership in Health 3
HSC 410 Epidemiology 3
PBH 305 Ethics in Public Health 3
PBH 310 Occupational Health in the United States 3
PBH 315 Injury Prevention and Public Safety 3
PBH 280 Introduction to Global Health 3
PBH 252 Human Health in the Environment 3
PBH 400 Community Health 3
PSY 420 Research Methods 3
HSC 450 Senior Capstone OR
HSC 460 Senior Internship 3
Open Electives 21

Health Communication and Policy concentration - 15 credits

HSR 105 Community Organization and Advocacy 3
PBH 302 Public Health Personnel and Administration 3
PBH 322 Health Administration 3
PBH 300 Introduction to Public Health Policy 3
PBH 405 Health Communication and Literacy 3

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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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