PUB 101 Introduction to Public Health One lower-division course (3 cr. minimum; see options list below)* PUB 301 Introduction to Epidemiology STA 427 Introduction to Medical Statistics Two upper-division courses (minimum 6 credit hours total; see options list below)**
*Lower Division Course Options any 200-level public health (PUB) course
**Upper Division Course Options any 300-level or 400-level public health (PUB) course numbered 300-370 or 400-470, or one of the following options
AAS 414 Health Problem in the Black Community AMS 343 Human Ecology BIO 317 Medical Entomology/Parasitology CEP 404 Introduction to the Rehabilitation of Substance Abuse & Addiction COM 380 Health Communication ECO 411 Health Economics END 308 Health and Urban Environments ES 402 Exercise Nutrition ES 428 Health Promotion, Prevention, and Wellness GEO 412 Geography of Health HIS 447 Health and Illness in American History MFC 450 Strategic Planning and Budgeting for Health-Care Departments MFC 451 Human Resources Issues for Health-Care Managers MFC 452 Quality Management in Health Care NTR 401 Nutrition and Health NTR 402 Nutrition in the Life Cycle PSC 314 Public Policy Making PSY 325 Health Psychology PSY 404 Alcohol and Health PSY 323 Community Psychology PSY 412 Psychology of Aggression and Violence SOC 332 Introduction to Medical Sociology SOC 378 Social Inequalities & Health SOC 385 Neighborhoods and Health SOC 422 Advanced Topics in Health & Society SOC 477 Sociology of Health Care SOC 394 Medicine and Health SSC 407 Health Care and the Elderly SSC 413 Addictions Treatment SSC 414 Grant Writing for Non-Profits SSC 420 Child Mental Health SSC 428 Health Law STA 403 Regression Analysis STA 404 Analysis of Variance
Note: for both the lower division and upper division elective courses, a student may petition the program director for permission to count a course not on the approved electives list.
Career Information and Further Study
Public health training prepares individuals for a range of career options. More information on careers in public health can be found by visiting the following recommended sites: