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Public Health Concentration

Recommended Course Sequence

Core Requirements

  • HSC 215* Biology for the Health Sciences w/Lab - 4 credits
  • HSC 225 Medical Terminology - 4 credits
  • PSY 212 Lifespan Development - 3 credits
  • Choose one course:
    • HPE 430/HSC 430 Statistics in Health and Exercise Science - 3 credits
    • MAT 216 Statistical Data Analysis - 3 credits
  • BIO 304/314*** Genetics and Society w/Lab - 4 credits
  • BIS 362 Healthcare Informatics - 3 credits
  • Choose one course:
    • ANT 302/HSC 302 Research Methods for Health Sciences - 3 credits
    • HSC 400 Quantitative Research Methods - 4 credits
  • HSC 438^^ Current Topics in Health Sciences Seminar - 3 credits

Subtotal: 27-28 credits


Required Courses

  • PBH 228 Introduction to Public Health - 3 credits
  • PBH 206 Epidemiology for the Liberal Arts - 3 credits
  • PBH 209 Nutrition and Public Health Issues - 3 credits
  • PBH 494 Field Internship in Public Health - 3 credits
  • BIO 301/302 Microbes and Your Health w/Lab - 4 credits

Subtotal: 16 credits

Electives

  • Choose three (3) courses:
    • COM/HSC 255 Health Communication - 3 credits
    • COM 464 Public Relations Crisis Management - 3 credits
    • EES 323 Drinking Water Management - 3 credits
    • HPE 326 Stress Management - 3 credits
    • HSC 235 Conflict in Native American Health - 3 credits
    • HSC 306 Health Policy - 3 credits
    • HSC 404 Infection, Immunity and Inflammation - 3 credits
    • PBH 330 Principles of Global Health - 3 credits
    • PSY 301 Abnormal Psychology - 3 credits
    • PSY 302 Psychopathology of Childhood - 3 credits
    • SOC 312 Sociology of Mental Illness - 3 credits
    • SWK 344 Substance Abuse - 3 credits
    • SWK 365 Health Promotion and Prevention - 3 credits
Subtotal: 9 credits
Concentration total: 52-53 credits

*approved substitution to meet Liberal Arts Core Tier I Natural Science

**approved reuse to meet Liberal Arts Core Tier II Applied Information Technology

***approved reuse to meet Liberal Arts Core Tier II Natural Science

^meets Stage 2 University Writing Requirement

^^meets Stage 3 University Writing Requirement