Health Science

Public Health: Health Science

Public Health: Health Science
Hours63 - 65 Credit Hours
MAPMajor Academic Plan

Program Requirements

requirement 2 Complete 1 option
option 2.1 Complete 3.0 hours from the following course(s)
Complete three credit hours (42 hours per credit) of the following:
Note 1: Prior to taking Hlth 496R, the student must complete Hlth 100, 310, 330, 434, and 439 with a C- grade or higher.
Note 2: Internships may have a combination of mentored public health practice experience, research, and/or humanitarian service elements.
requirement 3 Complete 1 option
Complete one of the following chemistry options:
requirement 4 Complete 3 courses
Note: Must take 2 credit hours of Chem 353 if pre-professional.
requirement 6 Complete 2 options
requirement 7 Complete 1 option
Complete one of the following physics options:
option 7.1 Complete 2 courses
Option 1:
Program Outcomes: 

Research and Data Interpretation

Review and critically evaluate scientific literature and analyze how the findings of these studies could be potentially used in public health.

Population Health and Well-Being

Apply public health strategies to address identified trends in health outcomes and health disparities through promoting health, preventing disease and injuries, and/or assisting in building sustainable communities and identifying health challenges.