Health Science

Public Health: Epidemiology

Public Health: Epidemiology
Hours56 Credit Hours
MAPMajor Academic Plan

Program Requirements

requirement 2 Complete 1 course
NOTE: An equivalent ACT score can substitute for Math 110. If an ACT score is used, 22 elective credit hours are needed in requirement 3.
requirement 3 Complete 19.0 hours from the following option(s)
Complete 19-22 hours from the following (22 hours if an ACT score was used instead of taking Math 110).
Note 1: If student uses an ACT score to fulfill the Math 110 requirement, 22 elective hours are needed.
Note 2: Only 6 credits of elective credits from Health 420, 424, 439, 442, 450, 460, 466, and 480 can be applied toward the degree.
Note 3: Prerequisites for PDBio 305 are Chem 101 or equivalent; PDBio 210 or 220.
Note 4: Prerequisites for PDBio 362 are MMBio 240; Phscs 106 or Phscs 200.
Note 5: Prerequisites for PDBio 365 are PDBio 305 or PDBio 362.
Note 6: Prior to taking Hlth 496R, student must complete Hlth 100, 310, 311, 322, 330, 345, 440 and 443 with a C- grade or higher.
Recommended Complete 2 options
Recommended Elective Courses:
Math 112, 113 for students who want a firm foundation in calculus and/or plan to pursue graduate education.
Students considering graduate work in epidemiology are encouraged to consider the statistics electives.
Program Outcomes: 

Data Collection, Analysis, and Presentation

Select samples, conduct surveys, analyze and interpret data, and create tables, graphs and charts for presenting public health data.

Epidemiologic Investigations/Studies

Describe the steps, challenges, considerations, research designs, and methodology needed to effectively implement epidemiologic investigations and studies.

Critical Assessment of Epidemiologic Literature

Critique studies for their validity and contribution to the discipline.