DEGREE REQUIREMENTS

For the most up-to-date information on the public health undergraduate program, please check the Southern Connecticut State University Undergraduate Catalog at http://www.southernct.edu/undergraduatecatalog/.

PROGRAM OF STUDY

The B.S. program in public health consists of a minimum of 120 credits of study. The program includes 48 credits within the Liberal Education Programs, 42 credits of major course work, 6 credits of internship, and 24 credits of electives.

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UNIVERSITY REQUIREMENTS (48 credits)
Students select courses within various categories of study, except in three areas were required courses are specified:

Math Requirement (MAT 107 - Statistics required)

MAJOR - CORE COURSES (42 credits)
PCH 202 - Introduction to Public Health (3 cr.)
PCH 242 - Introduction to Epidemiology (3 cr.)
PCH 275 - Public Health Education (3 cr.)
PCH 340 - Public Health Research (3 cr.)
PCH 345 - Health Promotion Interventions I (3 cr.)
PCH 346 - Health Promotion Interventions II (3 cr.)
PCH 351 - Health in Society (3 cr.)
PCH 358 - Health Policy (3 cr.)
PCH 359 - Environmental Health (3 cr.)
PCH 363 - Program Planning (3 cr.)
PCH 365 - Illness and Disease (3 cr.)
PCH 440 - Food Hygiene (3 cr.)
PCH 441 - Water Supply and Waste-Water Treatment (3 cr.)
PCH 446 - Environmental Hazards (3 cr.)

PROFESSIONAL (6 credits)
PCH 497 - Public Health Internship (6 cr.) 

ELECTIVES (24 credits)