Public Health
 

Public Health: Health Science

Public Health: Health Science
BS
Hours60 Credit Hours
MAPMajor Academic Plan

Program Requirements

requirement 1 Complete 1 course
HLTH 100 - (Not currently offered)
requirement 2 Complete 1 course
HLTH 310 - (Not currently offered)
requirement 3 Complete 1 course
HLTH 311 - (Not currently offered)
requirement 5 Complete 1 option
option 5.1 Complete 3.0 hours from the following course(s)
Complete three credit hours of the following:
Note 1: Prior to taking Hlth 496R, the student must complete Hlth 210, 313, 314, 315, 316, 423, and 425 with a C- grade or higher.
Note 2: Internships may have a combination of mentored experience in public health practice or health service/health care settings.
Note 3: 42 contact hours required per credit hour.
Program Outcomes: 

Cultural Competency

Explain the role of cultural competency and design of culturally-appropriate communication (e.g. motivational interviewing), care, and policies in addressing health disparities in diverse populations and settings.

Vulnerable and Marginalized Populations

Summarize the major health issues, barriers, and challenges affecting health equity, health status, and health practices in vulnerable and marginalized populations.

Upstream Approach to Health

Analyze an upstream team approach to health by critiquing points at which integration between public health and primary care can occur including opportunities for interdisciplinary collaboration across sectors to improve population health.

Social Determinants of Health

Create a conceptual framework on how to align and integrate public health and primary care to address the social determinants of health inequities in the access, quality, and delivery of care.

Statistical Methods and Software

Use statistical methods and statistical software to manage and analyze health-related data arising from epidemiologic or clinical samples in order to make inferences regarding the health of populations in public health and/or primary care settings.