Health Sciences

Public Health Course Requirements

Lower Division Requirements

BIOL 101 - General Biology (4)
EOH 353 Fundamentals of Environmental Health (3)
BIOL 281 - Human Physiology (3)
CHEM 100 - Principles of Chemistry (3)
HSCI 331 - Introduction to Health Education (3)
MATH 140 - Introductory Statistics (3)
PSY 150 - Principles of Human Behavior (3)
SOC 150 - Introductory Sociology (3)

Upper Division Department Core

HSCI 390 - Bio-statistics (3)
HSCI 390L - Bio-statistics Laboratory (1)
HSCI 488 - Epidemiology (3)
Select one of the following two courses:
HSCI 314 - Organization and Delivery of Health Services (3)
HSCI 345 - Issues in Public Health (3)

Upper Division Requirements

ENG 306 - Report Writing (3)
HSCI 391 - Computer Applications in Health Sciences (3)
HSCI 431 - Health Behavior (3)
HSCI 437 - Strategies for Making Health Decisions (3)
HSCI 439 - Community Health Action (3)
HSCI 441 - Community Health Education (3)
HSCI 445* - Senior Seminar in Health Education (3)
HSCI 488 - Epidemiology (3)
HSCI 494C - Internship in Health Education (3)

Electives

With the help of a Health Education Advisor, students are to select 15 units from list of approved electives (additional courses may be approved by a Health Education advisor):
HSCI 231 - Women and Health (3)
HSCI 335 - Holistic Health (3)
HSCI 336 - Health Aspects of Drug Abuse (3)
HSCI 337 - Nutrition and Health (3)
HSCI 433 - Counseling of Health Problems (3)
HSCI 436 - Health Concerns of Adolescents (3)
HSCI 438 - International Health (3)
HSCI 440 - Family Health (3)
HSCI 442 - Health Problems of the Disadvantaged (3)
HSCI 499A-C - Independent Study (1-3)

Suggested Course Scheduling for Public Health Education

Freshman Fall Semester
BIOL 101 (GE/B) (4)
MATH 140 (GE/A3) (3)
PSY 150 (GE/D) (3)
SOC 150 (GE/D) (3)
GE/A1 (3)
Total Units 16

Freshman Spring Semester
GE/A2 (3)
GE/C1 (3)
CHEM 105 (GE/B) (3)
GE/A2 (3)
GE/C2 (3)
Total Units 15

Sophomore Fall Semester
GE/A4 (3)
GE/C3 (3)
GE/B (2)
BIOL 281 (3)
Title V: Amer. History (3)
Total Units 14

Sophomore Spring Semester
GE/D (3)
GE/F1 (3)
GE/F2 or F3 (3)
GE/F2 or F3 (3)
Title V: U.S. Constitution (3)
Total Units 15

Junior Fall Semester
EOH (GE/E) (3)
ENGL 306 (3)
HSCI 331 (3)
Health Education Elective (3)
Health Education Elective (3)
Total Units 15

Junior Spring Semester
HSCI 390 (3)
HSCI 390L (1)
HSCI 431 (3)
Health Education Elective (3)
GE/B/Upper Division (3)
GE/Upper Division (3)
Total Units 16

Senior Fall Semester
HSCI 441 (3)
HSCI 437 (3)
GE/Upper Division (3)
HSCI 488 (3)
HSCI 391 (3)
Total Units 15

Senior Spring Semester
HSCI 445 (3)
HSCI 494C (3)
HSCI 439 (3)
Health Education Elective (3)
Free Elective (2)
Health Ed. /Elective (GE/E) (1)
Total Units 15