The B.S in Public Health Sciences and the B.A. in Public Health Policy degree programs train students in multidisciplinary approaches to public health practice and research. The degrees explore both quantitative and qualitative aspects of public health at all levels of analysis. Upon graduation students have the opportunity, through selective employment or further education, to become the new generation of public health professionals prepared to face the emerging challenges to human health from a population perspective.
Students who are interested in pursuing a premedical program should note that additional courses will be needed beyond the requirements of the public health degrees to fulfill entrance requirements for medical school.
The Public Health Sciences (B.S.) and Public Health Policy (B.A.) majors have grown significantly over the last few years. Beginning 2009-2010 new versions for both Public Health majors were launched in an effort to streamline the undergraduate curriculum. Please review the Public Health Major Requirements website for more details.
The Public Health Minor was established in 2009 - 2010. It has nine required courses: two lower-division and seven upper-division.
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