BSPH Curriculum

The BSPH degree is a 120 credit-hour undergraduate degree program that can be completed in nine semesters (including summers). The BSPH curriculum is comprised of the 45 units of required BSPH courses, 9 units of elective BSPH courses, 18 units of required GE courses and 42 units of general GE and 6 units of in-residence GE elective courses, 150 hours of internship experience, and 100 of community service learning hours, as follows:

 

Course #

Course Title

Units

BSPH Required Courses for the Major

BSPH 101

Introduction to Public Health

3

BSPH 202

Health Disparities, Equity & Social Justice

3

BSPH 203

Community H. Education & Communication

3

BSPH 301

Introduction to Epidemiology

3

BSPH 302

Theoretical Principles of Health Behavior

3

BSPH 303

Comparative Health Systems

3

BSPH 304

Introduction to Environmental Health

3

BSPH 306

Research Methods in Public Health

3

BSPH 307A

Domestic and Global PH Internship I

3

BSPH 307B

Domestic and Global PH Internship II

3

BSPH 310

Physiological & Lifestyle Basis of Disease

3

BSPH 400

Program Planning, Proposal & Evaluation

3

BSPH 401

Health Policy, Leadership and Ethics

3

BSPH 403

Foundations of Global Health

3

BSPH 410

Public Health Capstone

3

 

 

Total Required BSPH units

45

 

 

 

Course #

Course Title

Units

GE Required Courses for BSPH Major

BIO 100

Introduction to Biology *B category

4

CHM 100

Introduction to Chemistry *B category

4

MTH 150

Statistics for Research *B category

3

PHE 190 I

President Seminar on Health Leadership (in-residency)

1

PHE 190 II

President Seminar on Health Leadership (in-residency)

1

PHE 290 I

President Seminar on Health Systems (in-residency)

1

PHE 290 II

President Seminar on Health Systems (in-residency)

1

PHE 390 I

President Seminar on Contemporary Health (in-residency)

1

PHE 490 I

President’s Seminar on PH Issues (in-residency)

1

PHE 490 II

President’s Seminar on PH Issues (in-residency)

1

 

Total Units of Required GE Courses

18

 

 

Course #

Course Title

Units

Electives
Courses
(9 units for BSPH majors)

BSPH 305

Food Systems and Health Disparities

3

BSPH 308

Introduction to GIS Application in PH

3

BSPH 399

Directed Research

3

BSPH 402

Ethnic Studies in PH

3

BSPH 405

PH Seminar

3

   

Total Units of Electives Required

9