Social and Behavioral Sciences Curriculum

Public Health Core: 15 credits

Each course is worth three credits

  • PHC 6052 Introduction to Biostatistical Methods
  • PHC 6001 Principles of Epidemiology
  • PHC 6313 Environmental Health Concepts in PH
  • HSA 6114 Introduction to the US Health Care System
  • PHC 6410 Psych, Behavioral, & Social Issues in PH

Quantitative and Statistical Core: 12 credits

Each course is worth three credits

  • PHC 6716 Survey Research Methods
  • PHC 6053 Regression Methods for the Health and Life Sciences
  • PHC 6700 Social and Behavioral Research Methods
  • Choose one course from the following: Survival Analysis, Stochastic Modeling, Advanced Epidemiology, or Advanced Biostatistics

Concentration Core: 36 credits

Each course is worth three credits unless otherwise indicated

  • PHC 6251 Assessment & Surveillance for Public Health
  • PHC 7752 Seminar in Instrument Development for Public Health
  • PHC 6193 Qualitative Data Analysis
  • PHC 7587 Theory Development/Testing (two credits)
  • PHC 7909 Social & Behavioral Science Journal Club (one credit)
  • PHC 6405 Theoretical Foundations of Public Health
  • Theory Breadth Course 1
  • Theory Breadth Course 2
  • Theory Breadth Course 3
  • Special Topic Course 1
  • Special Topic Course 2
  • Special Topic Course 3
  • Special Topic Course 4

Professional Issues: 6 credits

  • Ethics for Population Science (two credits)
  • PHC 6212 Grant Writing (two credits)
  • Seminar in Public Health Teaching (one credit)
  • Public Health Journal Club (one credit)

Supervised Advanced Research: 3 credits

  • PHC 7979 Advanced Research

Supervised Teaching: 3 credits

  • RSD 6900 College Classroom: Teaching Process and Practice

Dissertation Research: 15 credits

  • PHC 7980 Doctoral Dissertation Research