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 1XX Mathematics (MATH) 3
BIO 1XX Science Elective 4
SOC 101 Introduction to Sociology 3
PSY 300 Health Psychology 3
  Humanities (HIS, PHIL, SPAN, HUM) 3
  General Education Electives 15

Public Health Major Core Requirements - 51 credits

Freshman Year

PBH 110 Introduction to Public Health 3
PBH 210 Health Behavior and Chronic Disease 3
PBH 212 Public Health Informatics 3

Sophomore Year

PBH 2XX Elective 3
PBH 300 Introduction to Public Health Policy 3
PBH 301 Leadership in Health 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
PBH 315 Injury Prevention and Public Safety 3

Senior Year

PBH 280 Introduction to Global Health 3
PBH 320 Health and Social Issues in Aging 3
SOC 320 Health and Social Issues in Aging 3
PBH 400 Community Health 3
PSY 420 Research Methods 3
HSC 450 Senior Capstone OR  
HSC 460 Senior Internship 3
HSC XXX Elective OR  
PBH XXX Elective 3

Open Electives - 30 credits

OPEN 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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