Public Health Studies Pathway

 The Public Health Studies Pathway enables students to understand crucial health issues in local, regional,
 and global contexts. Courses equip students to analyze pressing community health questions from a
 variety of disciplinary perpsectives.

Each Pathway must contain 4 courses covering a minimum of 3 different disciplines. In addition to the courses listed below, Honors and special-topics courses may be used in Pathways if they have been approved for this purpose. See here for a list of Fall 2015 course offerings applicable to Pathways.

  • BIO 237 Human Biology
  • ECON 150 Economics of Social Issues
  • ENSC 101 Introduction to Environmental Issues
  • ENSC 202 Environmental Politics & Policy *cross-listed POSC 202; prereq ENSC 101 and POSC 110
  • ENSC 306 Environmental Health *prereq BIOL 130 or BIOL 101 or ENSC 101
  • HLTH 225 Topics in Nutrition
  • MATH 130 Introductory Statistics I
  • PHIL 301 Environmental Ethics
  • POSC 240 Introduction to Public Policy
  • PSYC 101 Introduction to Psychology
  • PSYC 220 Social Psychology *prereq PSYC 101
  • PSYC 222 Community Psychology *prereq PSYC 101
  • REST 231 Social Ethics and Economics
  • SOC 101 Introduction to Sociology


Students may also select one of the non-breadth area courses below for this Pathway:

  • CRJU 242 Drug and Alcohol Use and Abuse
  • SOCW 230 Introduction to Social Work