Public Health Sciences Concentration, Health Sciences (BS)

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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
GLOBAL ISSUES IN WOMEN'S HEALTH
GLOBAL HISTORY OF HEALTH
HEALTH AND GLOBALIZATION
Select one Statistics course from the following:4
BIOSTATISTICS
ELEMENTS OF STATISTICS
STATISTICS I
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
ETHICS FOR HEALTH SCIENCES
FUNDAMENTALS OF HEALTH EDUCATION
GAY MEN'S HEALTH MATTERS
MATERNAL AND CHILD HEALTH
HEALTH OF AGING POPULATIONS
PHYSIOLOGY OF POVERTY
HEALTH HUMANITIES
HEALTH LEADERSHIP
BIOETHICS IN SOCIETY CAPSTONE SEMINAR
DEATH AND DYING
TOPICS IN HEALTH SCIENCES
INDEPENDENT STUDY
HEALTH ECONOMICS
INTRODUCTION TO ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH
HEALTH AND NUTRITION
SOCIOLOGY OF FOOD, IDENTITY, AND INEQUALITY
HEALTH AND PUBLIC RELATIONS
HUMAN SEXUALITY
SOCIOLOGY OF HEALTH AND ILLNESS
HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICE ORGANIZATIONS
PERSONAL ADJUSTMENT AND MENTAL HEALTH
ABNORMAL PSYCHOLOGY
SOCIOLOGY OF MENTAL ILLNESS
SOCIOLOGY OF SUBSTANCE USE AND ABUSE
ALCOHOLISM, DRUG ADDICTION AND RECOVERY
CULTURAL ISSUES IN PSYCHOLOGY
SMALL GROUP COMMUNICATION
ORGANIZATIONAL COMMUNICATION
GROUPS AND ORGANIZATIONS
ORGANIZATIONAL DYNAMICS
PUBLIC HEALTH AND HIGH RISK BEHAVIOR

Open Electives

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