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B.A. in Public Health

B.A. in Public Health

American University

American University, Washington D.C., United States
  • QS World University Rankings
    651-700
  • Degree Other
  • Study Level Bachelors
Major Requirements 47 credit hours with grades of C or better Course Requirements CORE COURSES (26 CREDIT HOURS) BIO-110 General Biology I FA5 (4) PHIL-241 Bioethics (3) PUBH-110 Introduction to Public Health FA4 (3) PUBH-340 Fundamentals of Epidemiology (3) PUBH-391 Internship in Public Health (3) PUBH-480 Public Health Capstone (3) SISU-358 Global Health (3) STAT-202 Basic Statistics (4) or STAT-203 Basic Statistics with Calculus (4) ELECTIVE COURSES (21 CREDIT HOURS) Complete 21 credit hours from at least three of the four clusters below, with no more than 3 credit hours total from the 200-level. Note: Some courses may have additional prerequisites. GLOBAL HEALTH ECON-359 Global Health and Economic Development (3) ECON-362 Microeconomics of Economic Development (3) HPRM-535 Global Nutrition (3) HPRM-575 Global Health (3) HPRM-585 Global Health Policy (3) SOCY-375 Gender, Poverty and Health (3) HEALTH SCIENCE BIO-501 Mechanisms of Pathogenesis (3) or BIO-541 Cellular Immunology (3) CHEM-465 Biochemistry I (3) or CHEM-470 Principles of Biochemistry (3) ENVS-324 Environmental Health: Environmental Issues in Public Health (3) PSYC-320 Women and Mental Health (3) PSYC-425 Psychology of Eating Disorders and Obesity (3) PSYC-430 Human Sexual Behavior (3) PUBH-320 Introduction to Infectious Disease (4) STAT-320 Biostatistics (3) STAT-405 Introduction to Survey Sampling (3) or STAT-517 Special Topics in Statistical Methodology (3) : Advanced Biostatistics (3) POLICY, PROGRAM PLANNING, AND EVALUATION COMM-540 Social Marketing (3) or MKTG-250 Fundamentals of Marketing and Business for Communications (3) COMM-580 Strategic Health Communication (3) or HPRM-441 Health Communication (3) or SISU-350 Topics in Environmental Sustainability and Global Health (3) : Health Communication Across Borders (3) ECON-373 Labor Economics (3) ENVS-465 Environmental Risk Assessment (3) or JLC-352 Psychiatry and the Law (3) or JLC-451 Drugs, Crime, and Public Policy (3) HPRM-335 Heath Promotion Program Planning (3) HPRM-410 Health Promotion Management (3) PSYC-497 Topics in Psychology (3) : Community Interventions (3) PSYC-555 Improving Human Services (3) SOCIAL AND COMMUNITY HEALTH ANTH-334 Environmental Justice (3) ANTH-350 Special Topics (3) : Medical Anthropology (3) HIST-469 History of Medicine in the United States: from Smallpox to AIDS (3) HPRM-245 Multicultural Health FA4 (3) HPRM-480 Health Policy and Behavior Change (3) JLC-426 Domestic Violence (3) or PSYC-497 Topics in Psychology (3) : Stress and Coping PHIL-485 Selected Topics in Philosophy (3) : Critical Bioethics (3) PSYC-333 Health Psychology (3) PSYC-345 Community Psychology (3) PUBH-330 Community Public Health (3) SOCY-335 Sociology of Birth and Death (3)