Aug 13, 2020  
Undergraduate Catalog 2017-2018 
Undergraduate Catalog 2017-2018 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Public Health, B.S.

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To promote and protect the health of populations in the United States and globally through innovative public health practice, teaching, service and scholarship.


To prepare graduates for entry-level careers in public health and related fields or to pursue graduate study in these areas.


  1. Identify and articulate the core functions of public health.
  2. Identify and evaluate the impact of public health policies and resource distribution on the health of populations.
  3. Communicate using effective oral and written skills.
  4. Apply critical thinking and problem solving skills to promote health and prevent disease and injury in designated populations.
  5. Advance community engagement, practice and service in public health.

General Education Core Requirements: 57-59 Hours

(See the BSPH degree requirements under the B.S. Gen Ed  listing in the catalog)

Technical Requirement (Hours Counted in Ged Ed Core):

Major Fieldwork: 9 Hours

(must complete 9 hours)

Electives: 25-27 Hours

Total Required for the Program: 128 Hours

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