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Public Health Sciences Concentration

Course Requirements

Concentration Requirements

Course Title Quarter Hours
HLTH 194HUMAN PATHOGENS AND DEFENSE4
HLTH 195HUMAN FORM AND FUNCTION4
HLTH 250HEALTH CARE POLICY IN THE UNITED STATES4
or SOC 221 INTRODUCTION TO THE U.S HEALTH CARE SYSTEM
HLTH 310FUNDAMENTALS OF EPIDEMIOLOGY4
HLTH 335COMMUNITY HEALTH ASSESSMENT4
HLTH 336PROGRAM EVALUATION4
SOC 351HEALTH DISPARITIES4
CMNS 315HEALTH COMMUNICATION4
ANT 272INTRODUCTION TO MEDICAL ANTHROPOLOGY4
PSY 354COMMUNITY PSYCHOLOGY4
Select one of the following:4
ANT 361
GLOBAL ISSUES IN WOMEN'S HEALTH
ANT 362
GLOBAL HISTORY OF HEALTH
SOC 365
HEALTH AND GLOBALIZATION
Select one Statistics course from the following:4
BIO 206
BIOSTATISTICS
MAT 242
ELEMENTS OF STATISTICS
PSY 240
STATISTICS I
SOC 279
INTRO STATS FOR THE SOCIAL SCIENCES

Concentration Electives

Course Title Quarter Hours
Select four (4) electives from the following list to provide additional focus to their studies:16
HLTH 229
ETHICS FOR HEALTH SCIENCES
HLTH 230
FUNDAMENTALS OF HEALTH EDUCATION
HLTH 236
GAY MEN'S HEALTH MATTERS
HLTH 315
MATERNAL AND CHILD HEALTH
HLTH 318
HEALTH OF AGING POPULATIONS
HLTH 325
PHYSIOLOGY OF POVERTY
HLTH 329
HEALTH HUMANITIES
HLTH 330
HEALTH LEADERSHIP
HLTH 339
BIOETHICS IN SOCIETY CAPSTONE SEMINAR
HLTH 341
DEATH AND DYING
HLTH 380
TOPICS IN HEALTH SCIENCES
HLTH 399
INDEPENDENT STUDY
ECO 326
HEALTH ECONOMICS
ENV 355
INTRODUCTION TO ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH
PE 273
HEALTH AND NUTRITION
or SOC 370
SOCIOLOGY OF FOOD, IDENTITY, AND INEQUALITY
PRAD 338
HEALTH AND PUBLIC RELATIONS
PSY 215
HUMAN SEXUALITY
SOC 223
SOCIOLOGY OF HEALTH AND ILLNESS
SOC 321
HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICE ORGANIZATIONS
PSY 302
PERSONAL ADJUSTMENT AND MENTAL HEALTH
or PSY 353
ABNORMAL PSYCHOLOGY
or SOC 353
SOCIOLOGY OF MENTAL ILLNESS
SOC 307
SOCIOLOGY OF SUBSTANCE USE AND ABUSE
or PSY 363
ALCOHOLISM, DRUG ADDICTION AND RECOVERY
PSY 345
CULTURAL ISSUES IN PSYCHOLOGY
ORGC 212
SMALL GROUP COMMUNICATION
or ORGC 251
ORGANIZATIONAL COMMUNICATION
or PSY 355
GROUPS AND ORGANIZATIONS
or SOC 342
ORGANIZATIONAL DYNAMICS
SOC 373
PUBLIC HEALTH AND HIGH RISK BEHAVIOR

Open Electives

Open elective credit also is required to meet the minimum graduation requirement of 192 hours.

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