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Public Health: Course Sequence

First Year

  • HSC 215 Biology for Health Sciences
    • Fulfills the university’s LAC Tier I Natural Science requirement
  • HSC 100 Foundations of Health Sciences
    • Fulfills the university’s LAC Tier I Natural Science requirement
  • LAC Courses
    • The department recommends MAT 135 or MAT 135P or above; Math for the Liberal Arts for the Tier I Math requirement
    • You should complete nearly all your Tier I requirements this year

Second Year

  • HSC 225 Medical Terminology
  • PSY 212 Lifespan Development
  • MAT 216 Statistical Data Analysis
    • Fulfills the university’s Tier II Information Technology requirement
  • BIO 304/BIO 314 Genetics and Society / Lab
    • Fulfills the university’s Tier II Natural Science requirement
  • PBH 228 Introduction to Public Health
    • Fulfills the university’s Tier II Natural Science requirement
  • LAC Courses
    • You should complete nearly all of your Tier II requirements this year

Third Year

  • BIS 362 Healthcare Informatics
  • HSC 302 Research Methods or
    HSC 400 Quantitative Research Methods
    • Fulfills the university’s Stage 2 Writing requirement
  • PBH 206 Epidemiology
  • PBH 209 Nutrition and Public Health
    • Fulfills the university’s Tier II Individuals and Society requirement
  • BIO 301/BIO 302 Microbes and Your Health / Lab
    • Fulfills the university’s Tier II Natural Science requirement
  • Public Health Electives or Minor courses

Fourth Year

  • HSC 438 Current Topics in Health Sciences
    • Fulfills the university’s Tier III and Stage 3 Writing requirements
  • PBH 494 Field Internship in Public Health
  • Public Health Electives or Minor courses

* If you are considering graduate, professional, or accelerated nursing programs in a Health Sciences field after graduation from Eastern, please see your faculty advisor to discuss recommended LAC and elective courses for your career choice.