Do you need to catch up on your coursework or just want to get ahead? Consider completing a course during the winter term, January 4 - 22, 2021. 

Most of the following courses are relevant to the Public Health Science major. Note that the list is subject to change. This is not an exhaustive list; more winter course offerings can be found on the Testudo: Schedule of Classes. If you have any questions, please ask an advisor.

Winter term registration begins October 20, 2020. All Winter 2021 courses will be delivered online. Check the Schedule of Classes for days and times. 

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Scientific Foundation Courses

COURSE ID COURSE TITLE CREDITS
BSCI222 Principles of Genetics 4

Public Health Science Foundation Courses

COURSE ID COURSE TITLE CREDITS GEN ED
EPIB301 Epidemiology for Public Health Practice 3  
HLSA300 Introduction to Health Policy and Services 3  
HLTH366 Behavioral and Community Issues in Public Health 3  
MIEH400 Introduction to Global Health 3 DVUP
PHSC401* History of Public Health 3  

* PHSC401 is a (required) Foundation course for students who declared PHSC as their major before spring 2018. For students who declared PHSC as a major in Spring 2018 or later, PHSC401 is an approved PHSC option.

Public Health Science Options

COURSE ID COURSE TITLE CREDITS GEN ED
FMSC310 Maternal, Child and Family Health 3  
FMSC332 Children in Families 3 DSHS
GEOG373 Geographic Information Systems 3  
HLTH377 Human Sexuality 3  
HLTH471 Women's Health 3  
PHSC401* History of Health Science 3  
PHSC430 Public Health in the City 3 DSHS,DVUP,SCIS

* PHSC401 is a PHSC option course for students who declared PHSC as a major in Spring 2018 or later. For students who declared PHSC as their major before spring 2018, PHSC401 is a (required) Foundation course.

General Education

For these general education categories, PHSC majors usually need at least one course not fulfilled by PHSC Foundation courses. Check your degree audit or ask an advisor if you are not sure which of these requirements you still need. Some of the courses do have pre-requisites or other restrictions so please click through for more details. 

GENERAL EDUCATION CATEGORY Link to Courses with open seats
Fundamental Studies: Oral Communication FSOC
Fundamental Studies: Professional Writing FSPW

Distributive Studies: History & Social Sciences. 
(Includes HLTH366 prerequisite: ANTH260, SOCY100, or SOCY105)

DSHS
Distributive Studies: Humanities DSHU
Distributive Studies: Scholarship in Practice DSSP
Signature Courses: I-series SCIS
Diversity: Cultural Competency or Understanding Plural Societies DVCC or DVUP

Electives of Interest

These courses do not fulfill PHSC major requirements.

COURSE ID COURSE TITLE
BSCI348J Medical Microbiology
HLTH432 Medical Terminology

Updated 10/12/2020