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Department of Public Health Sciences
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Sample Course of Study

FRESHMAN YEAR

Semester Hours

  • 1st Semester
  • 2nd Semester

PHLT 1001
3
.
Intro. to Public Health
PHLT 1002
.
3
Nutrition and Health
BIOL 1230/1230L-1240/1240L
4
4
General Biology
Communication Studies
3
.
Essential Core
ENGL 1000/1010-1020
3
3
English Composition
Freshman Seminar
1
1
First Year Experience
Social Science
.
3
Essential Core
Fine Arts
.
3
Essential Core
.
14
17
.

SOPHOMORE YEAR

Semester Hours

  • 1st Semester
  • 2nd Semester

PHLT 2001
3
.
Behavioral Theories in Public Health
PHLT 1002
3
.
Health Promotion Program Planning
MGMT 2060
.
3
Principles of Management
PHLT 2004
.
3
Intro to Environmental Health
ENGL 2010
3
.
Intro. to World Literature
Foreign Language
3
3
Fundamental Core
MATH 1020/STAT 2010
.
3
Statistical Methods I
Philosophy
.
3
Essential Core
PHED (Activity-Based)
1
.
.
Minor
.
3
.
.
13
18
.

JUNIOR YEAR

Semester Hours

  • 1st Semester
  • 2nd Semester

PHLT 3001
3
.
Intro. to Epidemiology
PHLT 3003
.
3
Fundamentals of Program Evaluation
African American Studies
3
.
Essential Core
History
3
.
Essential Core
MATH 2040/STAT 2020
.
3
Basic Stat II
MATH 2150L/STAT 2150L
1
.
Statistics Technology Lab
PHIL 2400
3
.
Health Ethics
Theology
.
3
Essential Core
Minor
3
3
.
.
15
13
.

SENIOR YEAR

Semester Hours

  • 1st Semester
  • 2nd Semester

PHLT 4002
3
.
Intro to Global Health
PHLT 4003
3
.
Senior Seminar Case Studies
PHLT 4004
.
9
Senior Intern
PHLT 4999*
0
.
Senior Comprehensive Exam
Exam
.
.
.
Theology
3
.
Essential Core
Expansive Core
3
.
.
Minor
6
3
.
.
18
12
.

SUMMARY: PROGRAM IN PUBLIC HEALTH SCIENCES

Fundamental Core

12
English Composition (6, ENGL 1000/1010 and ENGL 1020), Language (6 of same language)

Essential Core

33
First Year Experience (2, FRSM 1000 and FRSM 1100), African American and Diaspora Studies (3), Communication Studies (3), Fine Arts (3), History (3), Philosophy (6, including PHIL 2400), Physical Education (1, activity course), Social Science (3), Theology (6), World Literature (3, ENGL 2010).

Expansive Core

6
(includes MGMT 2060 – 3 sch)

Required Public Health Sciences Courses

36
PHLT 1001 (3), PHLT 1002 (3), PHLT 2001 (3), PHLT 2002 (3), PHLT 2004 (3), PHLT 3001 (3), PHLT 3003 (3), PHLT 4002 (3), PHLT 4003 (3), PHLT 4004 (9), PHLT 4999 (0)

Other Major Required Courses*

15
BIOL 1230/1230L (4), BIOL 1240/1240L (4), STAT 2010 (3), MATH 2040/STAT 2020 (3), MATH 2150L/STAT 2150L (1)

Minor/Electives

18

Total Hours

120