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Public Health (18 Credits)

Introduces concepts governing the spread of diseases, techniques of disease surveillance, the impact of environmental quality and security on public health, as well as the psychological and sociological factors that a­ffect health dynamics at the population/community scale.

Note: PBH to be used as the three-letter code for cross-listing Public Health program courses.

Required Courses (9 credits)

  • PBH 206 Epidemiology for the Liberal Arts - 3 credits
  • PBH 228 Introduction for Public Health - 3 credits
  • PBH 494 Field Internship in Public Health or
    HSC 490
    Internship in Health Sciences - 3 credits
Public Health Issues: Must choose one course:
  • HPE 209 Nutrition and Public Health Issues - 3 credits
  • PBH 330 Principles of Global Health - 3 credits
  • HSC 235 Conflicts in Native American Health - 3 credits
  • HSC 306 Introduction to Health Policy - 3 credits
  • PBH 414 Violence & Injury in Public Health - 3 credits

Application: Must choose one course:

  • PBH 350 Principles of Community Health - 3 credits
  • PBH 441 Regulatory Affairs in Healthcare - 3 credits
  • *PBH 311 Emergency Preparedness and Response - 3 credits
  • *PBH 340 Non-Profits and NGOs of Health - 3 credits
  • **PBH 3xx Chronic Diseases Prevention and Control - 3 credits
  • **PBH 3xx Ethics, Law and Health - 3 credits
  • **HSC/PBH 4xx Global Perspectives on Reproductive Health - 3 credits
  • **HSC/PBH 4xx Epidemiological Methods for the Health Sciences - 3 credits

* Submitted for approval with CC
** Under Development

Experiential and Practice Analysis: Must choose one course:
  • HSC 255 Health Communication - 3 credits
  • SOC 312 Sociology of Mental Illness - 3 credits
  • SWK 344 Substance Abuse - 3 credits
  • SWK 365 Health Promotion and Prevention - 3 credits
  • PBH 333 Principles of Health Care System - 3 credits
  • BIS 462 Healthcare Informatics - 3 credits
  • PBH 323 Drinking Water Management - 3 credits
  • PSY 325 Health Psychology - 3 credits
  • **PBH 4xx Health Programing, Planning and Evaluation - 3 credits

** Under Development