Public Health, B.S.

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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:


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.   


(*) 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)


MAT 107 – Elementary Statistics (T1QR)*