Public Health, B.S.
The graduation requirements are listed below. In addition, students select free electives to reach 120 credits overall required for the degree, and this program requires a 2.75 cumulative GPA for graduation. The department website provides an overview of the program, admission requirements for the major (when applicable), faculty biographies, learning outcomes, and careers: https://www.southernct.edu/academics/public-health/programs.
GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS (46 Credits)
All bachelor’s degree programs include liberal education (LEP) and writing (W) course requirements. To review more detailed information, please visit General Education (LEP) Degree Requirements.
MAJOR REQUIREMENTS (48 Credits)
(*) When up to three courses in the major/cognate may also satisfy LEP requirements, they are recommended below; only two courses within Explorations (T2) may be fulfilled by courses in the same subject.
PCH 202 — Introduction to Public Health
PCH 259 — Environmental Health
PCH 265 — Illness and Disease
PCH 275 — Introduction to Health Promotion
PCH 340 — Public Health Research
PCH 342 — Introduction to Epidemiology
PCH 351 — Health in Society
PCH 358 — Health Policy
PCH 362 — Public Health Management
PCH 440 — Food Hygiene
PCH 441 — Water Supply and Waste-Water Treatment
PCH 456 — Health Promotion Strategies
PCH 457 — Public Health Communication
PCH 458 — Program Planning
PCH 497 – Public Health Internship (6 credits)
COGNATE REQUIREMENTS (3 Credits)
MAT 107 – Elementary Statistics (T1QR)*