Public Health Major (BS)
This program is designed to provide students with an understanding of the health issues affecting populations, as well as the skills and knowledge needed to promote health and prevent disease at the community level. The program covers a range of topics, including epidemiology, environmental health, health equity, global health, and emergency preparedness.
During the program, students will learn how to identify and analyze health problems, develop interventions and programs to address them, and evaluate the effectiveness of these efforts. Students will also gain an understanding of the socioeconomic, behavioral, biological, and environmental factors that influence health outcomes and learn how to develop policies and programs that address these determinants of health. Graduates of the program will be prepared to pursue careers in a variety of fields, including government agencies, non-profit organizations, healthcare facilities, and private industry.
|PUB 225||Foundations of Public Health||3|
|PUB 250||Chronic and Infectious Human Disease and Prevention||3|
|PUB 275||Environmental Health and Emergency Preparedness||3|
|PUB 300||Principles of Epidemiology||3|
|PUB 325||Health Care Delivery Systems||3|
|PUB 350||Conceptual Foundations of Health Equity||3|
|PUB 375||Foundations of Global Public Health||3|
|PUB 405||Assessment and Planning in Public Health||3|
|PUB 428||Evaluation Methods in Public Health||3|
|PUB 465||Legal and Ethical Aspects of Health Care||3|
|PUB 475||Public Health Capstone||3|
|Elective Credits with the following prefix options: BIO, PHS, CHE, KHS, HCR, or BUS||12|