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)3  
MATH 1203 College Algebra (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) (or Social Science Core, except PSYC 2003)3  
BIOL 1543 Principles of Biology (ACTS Equivalency = BIOL 1014 Lecture)
& BIOL 1541L Principles of Biology Laboratory (ACTS Equivalency = BIOL 1014 Lab)
4  
ENGL 1023 Composition II (ACTS Equivalency = ENGL 1023)  3
Fine Arts or Humanities  3
PBHL 1103 Personal Health and Safety1  3
NUTR 1213 Fundamentals of Nutrition  3
PBHL 1303 Introduction to Human Sexuality  3
Year Total: 16 15
 
Second YearUnits
FallSpring
PBHL 1203 Prevention of Drug Abuse
or PBHL 3643 Public Health Program Planning and Evaluation
3  
ENGL 3053 Technical and Report Writing (ACTS Equivalency = ENGL 2023)3  
CHEM 1103 University Chemistry I (ACTS Equivalency = CHEM 1414 Lecture)
& CHEM 1101L University Chemistry I Laboratory (ACTS Equivalency = CHEM 1414 Lab)
or CHEM 1123 and CHEM 1121L
or CHEM 1073 and CHEM 1071L
4  
PSYC 2003 General Psychology (ACTS Equivalency = PSYC 1103)3  
General Elective3  
PBHL 2663 Terminology for the Health Professions  3
COMM 1313 Public Speaking (ACTS Equivalency = SPCH 1003)  3
PBHL 3443 Introduction to Public Health  3
General Electives  3
PBHL 3202 Health Care and Public Health Policy1  2
Year Total: 16 14
 
Third YearUnits
FallSpring
PBHL 3643 Public Health Program Planning and Evaluation
or PBHL 1203 Prevention of Drug Abuse
3  
PBHL 4613 Principles of Epidemiology3  
PSYC 3093 Developmental Psychology (ACTS Equivalency = PSYC 2103)3  
BIOL 2013 General Microbiology (ACTS Equivalency = BIOL 2004 Lecture)
& BIOL 2011L General Microbiology Laboratory (ACTS Equivalency = BIOL 2004 Lab)
4  
Fine Arts or Humanities3  
PBHL 4643 Multicultural Health
or PBHL 4553 Environmental Health
  3
BIOL 2443 Human Anatomy (ACTS Equivalency = BIOL 2404 Lecture)
& BIOL 2441L Human Anatomy Laboratory (ACTS Equivalency = BIOL 2404 Lab)
  4
STAT 2303 Principles of Statistics (ACTS Equivalency = MATH 2103)
or ESRM 2403 Statistics in Nursing
  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)
& BIOL 2211L Human Physiology Laboratory (ACTS Equivalency = BIOL 2414 Lab)
4  
PBHL 4603 Health Behavior: Theories and Application3  
General Elective3  
Health related elective4  
PBHL 4043 Internship in Public Health  3
SCWK 4183 Social Work With Elders  3
Health Related Elective   3
ENSC 1003 Environmental Science
& ENSC 1001L Environmental Science Laboratory
  4
Year Total: 14 13
 
Total Units in Sequence:  120