Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Public Health

Bachelor of Science (BS) in Public Health
University of Colorado Denver
College of Liberal Arts & Sciences and
Colorado School of Public Health
Required Course Listing:
I. Public Health (23 cr. hrs.):
PBHL 2000 Introduction to Public Health
PBHL 2020 Introduction to Environmental Health
PBHL 3001 Introduction to Epidemiology
PBHL 3030 Health Policy
PBHL 3070 Perspectives in Global Health
PBHL 4040 Social Determinants of Health
PBHL 4099 Capstone Experience in Public Health
II. Statistics (3 cr. hrs.):
This may be fulfilled with a wide array of statistics courses offered in a number of
disciplines Examples: Sociology 3121, Psychology 2090, Math 2830, Anthropology
4050, Biology 3763.
III. Biological Sciences (8 cr. hrs.):
BIOL 2051/2071
General Biology I w/lab
BIOL 2061/2081
General Biology II w/lab
IV. Electives (6 cr. hrs):
Choose from a broad array of almost 150 courses including:
PBHL 3021 Fundamentals of Health Promotion
PBHL 3031 Health and Human Behavior
PBHL 3041 Health and Society
PBHL 4080 Global Health Practice
PBHL 4200 The Global HIV/AIDS Epidemic
PBHL 4021 Community Health Assessment
GEOG 4235 GIS Applications in the Health Sciences
PSYC 3262 Health Psychology
CMMU 4500 Health Communication
CMMU 4620 Health Risk Communication
V. Additional Math and Science (31 cr. hrs.):
MATH 1401
CHEM 2031/2038
General Chemistry I w/lab
CHEM 2061/2068
General Chemistry II w/lab
CHEM 3411
Organic Chemistry I
CHEM 3421
Organic Chemistry II
PHYS 2010/2030
Physics I w/lab
PHYS 2020/2040
Physics II w/lab
Total credit hours for BS option
The Bachelor of Science in Public Health is designed help meet medical school prerequisites in a four
year course of study
*revised by MKT 12/3/13