Jul 23, 2019  
University Catalog 2018-2019(ARCHIVED CATALOG) 
University Catalog 2018-2019(ARCHIVED CATALOG) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Public Health, B.S.

The Bachelor of Science degree in Public Health prepares students for leadership and education roles in community health and other public health careers as well as for graduate study.

The total number of units required for the Bachelor of Science degree in Public Health is 120 units, of which 72 units are in the major. Consult with an advisor for the specific number of units required in all areas of the degree including GE and free electives.

For Major Specific Admissions Criteria go to http://www.calstatela.edu/admissions/major-specific-criteria

Requirements for the Major (48 units)

The Public Health major consists of a curriculum which has a focus on community health and includes lower and upper division core courses (18 units), upper division core electives (3 units), the community health core (24 units), community health electives (3 units), plus 24 units of lower division prerequisites that, to the extent possible, should be completed prior to enrollment in upper division courses.

See the Undergraduate Studies: General Information  for details about the General Education and other requirements that constitute the units outside the major. A minimum C grade is required in all courses used to meet major requirements.


*Course count towards General Education Requirements.

Required Core (18 units)

Lower Division Required Core Courses (3 units)

Upper Division Core Electives (3 units)

One course from a discipline other than public health. The following courses are deemed acceptable; students wishing to use other classes to meet this requirement should consult their advisor.

Community Health