Course Requirements

The course requirements listed below apply to those students admitted in (or after) Fall 2018.  Anyone admitted prior to this term should refer to their Analysis of Academic Progress on NEST or see an academic advisor for their official program of study.

Public Health Major Required Core Courses
Number Name Hours
HLTH 102 Introduction to Public Health 3
HLTH 202 Public Health History, Ethics, and Cultural Competence 3
HLTH 204 Social and Behavioral Aspects of Health 3
HLTH 240 Foundations of Environmental Health 3
HLTH 360 Health Policy and Administration 3
HLTH 365 The Science of Public Health: Epidemiology 3
HLTH 425 Applied Statistics for Public Health 3
Community Health Education Concentration Required Courses
Number Name Hours
HLTH 330 Health Education Methods 3
HLTH 328 Program Planning and Evaluation 3
HLTH 355 Addressing Health Disparities through Social Justice 3
HLTH 374 Health Communication 3
HLTH 444 Community Organization and Health Advocacy 3
Public Health Required Field Work
Number Name  
HLTH 497 Introduction to Fieldwork and Professionalism 3
HLTH 498 Culminating Public Health Internship 6

Public Health Biology Required Courses

Number Name Hours
HLTH 208 The Study of Human Disease 3
HLTH 290 Human Sexuality  
Community Health Education Electives Courses
(Students must select four (4), of which at least two (2) must be at the 300- or 400-level)
Number Name  
HLTH 105 Medical Terminology 3
HLTH 207 Injury Prevention and Emergency Care 3
HLTH 213 Perspectives on Drugs 3
HLTH 220 Mental Health 3
HLTH 347 Health Issues Forum 3
HLTH 375 Women’s Health 3
HLTH 411 School Health and Community Services 3
HLTH 430 Counseling Skills for Public Health Professionals 3
HLTH 431 Advanced Methods in Health Education 3
HLTH 433 Population Approaches to Diet and Activity 3
HLTH 440 Health Aspects of Aging 3
HLTH 454 Race, Racism, and Health 3
HLTH 474 Gender, Sexuality, and Health Disparities 3
HLTH 476 Social Marketing 3
ANTH 423 Community and Health 3
FCST 120 Mindfulness: Theory, Research, and Practice Across
the Lifespan
GLQS 302 Selected Topics in GLBTQ Studies: Radical Reproduction: The Promise and Perils of Human Reproductive Biotechnology 3
SOCI 309 Sociology of Health and Illness 3
Public Health Major Required Collateral Courses
Number Name  
MATH 109 Statistics 3
NUFD 182 Nutrition 3