Public Health B.S. Eight-Semester Degree Program

Students wishing to follow the eight-semester degree plan for the Public Health major should see the Eight-Semester Degree Policy in the Academic Regulations chapter for university core requirements.

First YearUnits
FallSpring
ENGL 1013 Composition I (ACTS Equivalency = ENGL 1013) (Sp, Su, Fa)3  
MATH 1203 College Algebra (Sp, Su, Fa) (ACTS Equivalency = MATH 1103)3  
U.S. History/Government (Select from: HIST 2003, HIST 2013, PLSC 2003)3  
SOCI 2013 General Sociology (ACTS Equivalency = SOCI 1013) (Sp, Su, Fa) (or Social Science Core, except PSYC 2003)3  
BIOL 1543 Principles of Biology (ACTS Equivalency = BIOL 1014 Lecture) (Sp, Su, Fa)
& BIOL 1541L Principles of Biology Laboratory (ACTS Equivalency = BIOL 1014 Lab) (Sp, Su, Fa)
4  
ENGL 1023 Composition II (ACTS Equivalency = ENGL 1023) (Sp, Su, Fa)  3
Fine Arts or Humanities  3
PBHL 1103 Personal Health and Safety (Sp, Fa)1  3
PBHL 2613 Foundations of Public Health (Sp)1  3
NUTR 1213 Fundamentals of Nutrition (Sp, Fa)  3
Year Total: 16 15
 
Second YearUnits
FallSpring
PBHL 1203 Prevention of Drug Abuse (Fa)
or PBHL 3643 Public Health Program Planning and Evaluation (Fa)
3  
JOUR 1033 Fundamentals of Journalism (Sp, Su, Fa)
or ENGL 3053 Technical and Report Writing (ACTS Equivalency = ENGL 2023) (Sp, Fa)
3  
CHEM 1103 University Chemistry I (ACTS Equivalency = CHEM 1414 Lecture) (Su, Fa)
& CHEM 1101L University Chemistry I Laboratory (ACTS Equivalency = CHEM 1414 Lab) (Sp, Su, Fa)
or CHEM 1123 and CHEM 1121L
or CHEM 1073 and CHEM 1071L
4  
PSYC 2003 General Psychology (ACTS Equivalency = PSYC 1103) (Sp, Su, Fa)3  
General Elective3  
PBHL 2663 Terminology for the Health Professions (Sp)  3
PBHL 1303 Introduction to Human Sexuality (Sp, Fa)  3
COMM 1313 Public Speaking (ACTS Equivalency = SPCH 1003) (Sp, Su, Fa)  3
General Electives  3
PBHL 3202 Health Care and Public Health Policy (Sp)1  2
Year Total: 16 14
 
Third YearUnits
FallSpring
PBHL 3643 Public Health Program Planning and Evaluation (Fa)
or PBHL 1203 Prevention of Drug Abuse (Fa)
3  
PBHL 4613 Principles of Epidemiology (Fa)3  
PSYC 3093 Developmental Psychology (ACTS Equivalency = PSYC 2103) (Sp, Fa)3  
BIOL 2013 General Microbiology (ACTS Equivalency = BIOL 2004 Lecture) (Sp, Su, Fa)
& BIOL 2011L General Microbiology Laboratory (ACTS Equivalency = BIOL 2004 Lab) (Sp, Su, Fa)
4  
Fine Arts or Humanities3  
PBHL 4643 Multicultural Health (Sp, Su)
or PBHL 4553 Environmental Health (Irregular)
  3
BIOL 2443 Human Anatomy (ACTS Equivalency = BIOL 2404 Lecture) (Sp, Su, Fa)
& BIOL 2441L Human Anatomy Laboratory (ACTS Equivalency = BIOL 2404 Lab) (Sp, Su, Fa)
  4
STAT 2303 Principles of Statistics (ACTS Equivalency = MATH 2103) (Sp, Su, Fa)  3
Health-Related Elective  3
Social Science Core  3
Year Total: 16 16
 
Fourth YearUnits
FallSpring
BIOL 2213 Human Physiology (ACTS Equivalency = BIOL 2414 Lecture) (Sp, Fa)
& BIOL 2211L Human Physiology Laboratory (ACTS Equivalency = BIOL 2414 Lab) (Sp, Fa)
4  
PBHL 4603 Health Behavior: Theories and Application (Fa)3  
General Elective3  
Health related elective4  
PBHL 4043 Internship in Public Health (Sp, Fa)  3
SCWK 4183 Social Work With Elders (Irregular)  3
Health Related Elective   3
ENSC 1003 Environmental Science (Sp, Fa)
& ENSC 1001L Environmental Science Laboratory (Sp, Fa)
  4
Year Total: 14 13
 
Total Units in Sequence:  120
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 Course requires C or better for degree award.