Curriculum

Bachelor of Science in Public Health

The courses below reflect requirements for the major.  The requirement for graduation with any degree is at least 120 credit hours.

General Education……………………………………………………………………..43 hours

College of Health Professions requirements…………………………..…….……..10 hours

            BIO 211           Introduction to Biology I  (5 hours)

            BIO 212           Introduction to Biology II  (5 hours)

Public Health Studies…………………………………………………….…………...39 hours

            PBH 101          Systems and Services of Public Health  (3 hours)

            PBH 105          Population Health and the Environment  (3 hours)

            PBH 200          Rural Health in the U.S.  (3 hours)

            PBH 202          Biostatistics  (3 hours)

            PBH 301          Dissemination of Public Health Information  (3 hours)

            PBH 305          Epidemiology  (3 hours)

            PBH 307          Health Behavior  (3 hours)

            PBH 400          U.S. Health Systems  (3 hours)

            PBH 402          Public Health Across the Life Span  (3 hours)

            PBH 404          Population Health and Diversity  (3 hours)

            PBH 405          Health Programming  (3 hours)

            PBH 407          Public Health Research Methods  (3 hours)

            PBH 490          Public Health Capstone  (3 hours)

Public Health Electives……………………………………………………..…………6 hours

            PBH 303          Issues in U.S. Health Policy  (3 hours)

            PBH 304          Introduction to Health Informatics  (3 hours)

            PBH 401          Current Topics in Public Health Practice  (3 hours)

            PBH 403          Poverty and Development  (3 hours)

 

Experiential Requirement†…………………………………….………….…….0 credit hours

†A minimum of 30 clock hours in public health community service hours must be met to graduate.


TOTAL DEGREE REQUIREMENTS ………………………………………….120 credit hours

 

General Education and BSPH Checklist (PDF)