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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

  • BIO 202* Human Biology - 3 credits
  • PBH 206 Epidemiology for the Liberal Arts - 3 credits
  • PBH 228 Introduction for Public Health - 3 credits
  • PBH 209 Nutrition and Public Health Issues - 3 credits
  • PBH 494 Field Internship in Public Health - 3 credits

Minor Electives (Choose one)

  • BIS 362 Healthcare Informatics - 3 credits
  • COM 464 Public Relations - 3 credits
  • PSY 325 Health Psychology - 3 credits
  • EES/PBH 323 Drinking Water Management - 3 credits
  • HSC 235 Conflicts in Native American Health - 3 credits
  • HSC 306 Introduction to Health Policy - 3 credits

*It is recommended that BIO 202 be taken before BIO 228