Student Learning Outcomes

Students graduating from this program will:

  • Apply knowledge of the science of public health into inter-professional practice.
  • Create (plan, implement and evaluate) evidence-based public health programs relevant to the needs of the community.
  • Demonstrate professional conduct, strong inter-professional skills, and knowledge of the roles and scope of practice of public health providers in accordance with the Council on Linkages Competencies initial level of competencies for public health.
  • Identify the specific challenges and opportunities in a population based approach to improving the health of the public.

Students earning a Minor in Public Health must earn a minimum grade of “C-” in all Health Sciences courses. This means that a grade below a “C-” in a Health Sciences course will need to be repeated to earn a passing grade.

Program Requirements

HLSC 345Quantitative Analysis in the Health Sciences3
HLSC 410Epidemiology3
HLSC 440Policy and Ethics in Health3
PBHL 158Public Health Principles3
PBHL 358Environmental Public Health3
PBHL 445Core Competencies in Health Education3
PBHL 458Communicable Disease Investigation3
Total Credits21