2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
    Mar 30, 2023  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Public Health, BS

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Traditional Major Program Requirements (56-76 units)

The Public Health major prepares students to plan, implement, and evaluate health education and promotion programs in schools, communities, and internationally. The program provides a core foundation in epidemiology, environmental health, health behavior change, disease prevention, health education methods, research methods, ethics, management, and leadership. This major prepares students for relevant professional certifications through the National Commission on Health Education Credentialing (CHES) and the National Board of Public Health (CPH), and the Registered Environmental Health Specialist (REHS) as well as for further graduate study in public health, health management, social sciences, medicine, or other allied health professions.

Public Health majors that are interested in global health issues are encouraged to enroll in ALH 301 - Global Health Engagement Seminar  and ALH 401 - Global Health Engagement Practicum , and participate in the Global Health Engagement for their HSC 495 - Practicum  requirement.

Concentration Courses (15-35 units)

Students must complete all requirements in one of the following concentrations: Environmental Health; Health Education and Promotion

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