Bachelor of Science in Public Health

Major in Public Health — Major Requirements - 14 units

Note for students who are double-majoring:  The maximum number of units (courses) that can be counted towards a major in PUBH and fulfilling another major is 3 units.

General Education Requirements
The student must complete the General Education Requirements of the College of Arts & Sciences.9
Major Requirements
Scientific Foundation
BIOL 141PIntroductory Biology: Biochemistry, Cell Biology and Molecular Genetics1
BIOL 142PIntroductory Biology: Animal and Plant Physiology1
Public Health Core
PUBH 140VIntroduction to Public Health1
PUBH 284Foundations of Epidemiology1
PUBH 301Foundations of Environmental Health Science1
PUBH 303Global Health1
BIOL 243QBiostatistics1
or ENSS 345Q Statistics for Environmental Professionals
or PSYC 306Q Behavioral Statistics
PUBH 498Senior Research Proposal1
PUBH 499Senior Project1
Experiential Learning
Select one of the following courses:1
Food Insecurity Challenges and Solutions
Food Safety and Public Health
Planning for Healthy Cities
Public Health Internship
Language Requirement
Proficiency in a foreign language at or above 202L1
Major Electives
Choose thtree units from the following list (2 of the 3 should have a different prefix):3
Microbiology *
Genetics *
Cell Biology *
Organic Chemistry I *
Biochemistry I *
Organic Chemistry II *
Health Communication
Health Economics
Introduction to Maps and Geographic Information Systems *
Growing Food in Cities
School Food: Eating to Learn, Learning to Eat
Seeds of Equity
Anatomy & Physiology I *
Anatomy and Physiology II *
Introduction to Nutrition Science
Theories and Methods of Health Behavior Change
Virology of Spillover
American Health Care Policy
Politics, Policy, and Public Health (Junior Seminar)
Drugs, Mind and Behavior
Health Psychology
Human Sexuality
Food Insecurity Challenges and Solutions
Food Safety and Public Health
Planning for Healthy Cities
Medicine and Health in Society
Examining a Pandemic: An Interdisciplinary Approach to Tuberculosis
General Electives9
Total Units32

Course has a lab requirement.