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Public Health BS

—Environmental and Occupational Health Emphasis
—General Emphasis
—Health Education and Promotion Emphasis

Public Health BS
Course Number and TitleCredits
UF 100 Foundations of Intellectual Life3
UF 200 Foundations of Ethics and Diversity3
FW ENGL 101 Introduction to College Writing3
FW ENGL 102 Intro to College Writing and Research3
FM MATH 254 Introduction to Statistics3
FN BIOL 191 Biology I: Intro to Cell & Molecular Biology or
FN BIOL 227 Human Anatomy and Physiology I
4
FN CHEM 101, 101L Essentials of Chemistry I & Lab or
FN CHEM 111, 111L General Chemistry I with Lab
(Environmental and Occupational Health Emphasis)
4
FA Arts course3
FH Humanities course3-4
FS ENGL 202 Technical Communication3
FS ENGL 202 Technical Communication or
FS COMM 112 Reasoned Discourse3
FS HLTH 110 Intro to Health Science & Public Health3
BIOL 192 Biology II: Introduction to the Diversity of Life or
BIOL 228 Human Anatomy and Physiology II
4
EOHS 230 Introduction to Environmental Health3
HEP 240 Foundations of Health Education & Promotion3
HLTH 105 Health Advocacy and Me3
HLTH 210 Health Services Administration3
HLTH 310 Evidence-Based Public Health3
HLTH 315 Public Health Policy and Law3
FC HLTH 382 Research Methods in Health3
FF HLTH 400 Interprofessional Capstone1
HLTH 480 Epidemiology3
HLTH 488 Student Outcomes Assessment0
In addition, complete the courses listed under one of the emphases below to graduate with a BS in Public Health with an emphasis.

Environmental and Occupational Health Emphasis

Environmental and Occupational Health and Safety Emphasis
Course Number and TitleCredits
BIOL 205 Introductory Microbiology4
CHEM 112, 112L General Chemistry II & lab4
CHEM 307, 308 Organic Chemistry I and Lab5
EOHS 332 Drinking Water and Wastewater Management3
EOHS 334 Environmental Health Management3
EOHS 336 Solid/Hazardous Waste Management & Emergency Preparedness3
EOHS 338 Occupational Safety and Health3
EOHS 435 Toxicology for Environmental & Occupational Health3
EOHS 437 Indoor/Outdoor Air Monitoring & Management3
EOHS 438 Safety Strategies for Controlling Physical Hazards3
EOHS 493 Environ & Occupational Health Internship4
EOHS 498 Environ & Occupational Health Seminar2
MATH 143 Precalculus I: Algebraic Functions3
MATH 144 Precalculus II: Trigonometric Functions2
PHYS 111 General Physics I4
Electives to total 120 credits3-4
Total120
Environmental and Occupational Health and Safety Emphasis students must earn at least a grade of C- in their required professional courses. The professional courses are: ENGL 202 and all EOHS and HLTH courses.

General Emphasis

General Emphasis
Course Number and TitleCredits
BUSBTC 301 Business Foundations I3
BUSBTC 302 Business Foundations II3
HLTH 365 Quality Improvement & Performance Management3
HLTH 418 Advanced Public Health Analysis3
HLTH 419 Public Health Communications3
HLTH 420 Strategic Planning and Project Management3
HLTH 470 Collaborating for Change3
Complete at least one (1) of the following tracks:
Meet with your advisor to declare certificates.
Business Track (9 credits)
Choose 3 of the following:
BUSBTC 310 Creating Value with People
BUSBTC 320 Creating Value with Customers
BUSBTC 330 Creating Value through Investment
BUSBTC 410 Business Planning Applications
Leadership Track (16 credits)
LEAD 325 Foundations of Leadership
LEAD 326 The Practice of Leadership
LEAD 327 Relational Leadership
LEAD 495 Leadership Experience
Select two from the following courses:
LEAD 250 Civic Engagement and Leadership
LEAD 480 Studies in Leadership
DISPUT/COMM/SOC 390 Conflict Management
DISPUT 401 Negotiation
DISPUT 402 Culture and Conflict
MDS 410 Case Studies in Leadership
Nonprofit Track (9 credits)
NONPROF 240 Introduction to Nonprofit Management
NONPROF 340 Volunteer Management and the Nonprofit
NONPROF 440 Funding for Nonprofits
9-16
Electives to total 120 credits15-23
Total120

Health Education and Promotion Emphasis

Health Education and Promotion Emphasis
Course Number and TitleCredits
ADST 448 Motivational Interviewing3
BUSBTC 301 Business Foundations I3
BUSBTC 302 Business Foundations II3
HEP 342 Health Education & Promotion Methods3
HEP 344 Health Behavior Theory and Practice3
HEP 345 Grant Writing I—Finding the Money3
HEP 346 Grant Writing II—Writing the Proposal3
HEP 440 Health Education & Promotion Programming3
HEP 493 Internship6
HLTH 207 Nutrition3
HLTH 419 Public Health Communications3
HLTH 420 Strategic Planning and Project Management3
HLTH 470 Collaborating for Change3
PSYC 101 Survey of Psychological Science3
Electives to total 120 credits6-8
Total120