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Public Health Major and Minor Requirements

Requirements for the Major in Public Health

For more detailed information, refer to the University Catalogue of your entering year.

Required Public Health Courses                                                                                 

  • Introduction to Public Health                             
  • Epidemiology                                                         
  • Substance Abuse Education and Prevention or Drugs and Society
  • Health and Data Research                                     
  • Program Planning and Evaluation                           
  • Principles of Health Education and Health Promotion        
  • Global Health                                                 
  • Community Assessment                                      

Required Extra-Departmental Courses

  • Elements of Anatomy and Physiology                    
  • Introduction to Environmental Science                    
  • Health Policy Analysis                                                       
  • Introduction to Sociology                                  
  • The Many Faces of Poverty                                   
  • Grants and Planning   
  • Statistics                                                              

Requirements for the Minor in Public Health

  • Introduction to Public Health                                       
  • Epidemiology                                                                 
  • Principles of Health Education and Health Promotion             
  • Global Health                                                              
  • Plus one course from the approved list of electives    

List of Elective Courses for the Public Health Minor

  • Stress and Wellbeing
  • Abnormal Psychology
  • Introduction to Counseling
  • Aging and Adulthood
  • Social Gerontology
  • Industrial/Organizational Psychology
  • Corporate and Worksite Wellness
  • Organizational Analysis
  • Lifespan Development
  • Family Violence
  • American Family
  • Health Economics
  • Health Care Finance
  • Health Care Management