Sep 19, 2021  
2021-2022 University Catalog 
    
2021-2022 University Catalog

Public Health, Global Health Concentration, B.S.


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(120 UNITS)

Bachelor of Science in Public Health


The Bachelor of Science degree in Public Health prepares students for careers across a broad spectrum of health-related careers, as well as for those who seek quality preparation for advanced study. Through required coursework, students develop skills and knowledge in environmental health, epidemiology, health systems, program planning, and data analysis and research. 

In addition to the requirements for the major, students must meet all other university requirements for a bachelor’s degree. Please consult the Graduation Requirements for the Bachelor’s Degree  section in this catalog for complete information. All courses applied toward the major must be completed with a “C-” (1.7) or better and must be taken for a letter grade. The exception is PUBH 349L , which is offered credit/no credit.

Global Health Concentration (18 units)


The Global Health concentration develops in students a global perspective on issues in health science, including communicable and non-communicable diseases, food security, and development and health. Students learn to: identify trends in population health; recognize key actors in global health; analyze competing economic, political, and social interests in major global health issues; and develop policies and interventions to address a broad range of health concerns.

Upper-Division Writing Requirement (3 units)


In order to satisfy the upper-division writing requirement of the university, Public Health majors must pass ENGL 301  or ENGL 360  with a “C” (2.0) or better. Please see additional information provided in this catalog on the writing requirement.

Total (120 units)


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