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Sample Curriculum - Bachelor of Science, Public Health 

Year One - Fall Semester
Hours
ENG 101 (NFS) - English Composition I
RA 101
Any Breadth Social Science
SPC 101  - Oral Communication
Life, Physical or Social Science with a lab (EL) 
3
3
3
3
3

Total

15
Year One - Spring Semester
STAT 107 or 244 (BICS)
ENG 102 - English Composition II
PBHE 111 (EH) – Personal Health
CMIS or CS 108 (required)
BIOL 111 (BLS)
3
3
3
3
3
Total
15
Year Two - Fall Semester
Breadth Physical Science (BPS)
Breadth Fine & Performing Arts (BFPA)
Breadth Humanities (BHUM)
Any Life, Physical or Social Science
QR 101 – Quantitative Reasoning
3
3
4
3
3
Total
16
Year Two - Spring Semester
BIOL 205 – Human Diseases
ENSC 330 (EGC)
Experience USC (EUSC)
Life, Physical or Social Science with a lab (EL)
PBHE Elective
3
3
3
3
3
Total
15
Year Three - Fall Semester
PBHE 305 - Priniciples & Foundation of Community Health
PBHE 353 - Public Health Data Analysis
PBHE 355 – Intro to Public Health
PBHE 410 – Enviromental Health
PBHE Elective (ie. 220 - Drug Use & Abuse, 230 - Emotional Health)
3
3
3
3
3

Total

15
Year Three - Spring Semester
PBHE 370 - Instructional Strategies In Community Health
PBHE 375 - Research Methods in Public Health
PBHE 420 - Contemporary & Controversial Issues in Health
PBHE Elective (ie. 210 - Sexual Health, 240 - Intro to Human Nutrition)
PBHE Elective
3
3
3
3
3
Total
15
Year Four - Fall Semester
PBHE 363 - Health Policy & Management
PBHE 405 - Health Counseling 
PBHE 455 - Intro to Epidemiology
PBHE 490 - Program Planning in Community Health
PBHE 491 - Program Planning & Evaluation in Community Health
3
3
3
3
3
Total
15
Year Four - Spring Semester

PBHE 495 - Grant Writing in Public Health 
PBHE 498 - Senior Prof. Seminar 
PBHE 499 - Internship in Public Health
Interdisciplinary Studies (IS)

3
3
6
3
Total
15

TRANSFER STUDENTS - Maximize your transfer experience - complete the bolded courses/requirements pre-transfer and satisfy either the Illinois Articulation Initiative (IAI) General Ed Core or receive an AA, AS, or AAT (early childhood, special ed or math) degree from an IAI community college. If 'Minor' requirements are shown, discuss careful course selection with the academic advising contact listed. Transfer Credit Equivalency Guides are located at siue.edu/transfer

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Faculty
Michelle Cathorall, Dr.PH.,
2013, University of North Carolina - Greensboro

David Cluphf, Ed.D.,
1999, West Virginia University
Chaya Gopalan, Ph.D.,       1988, University of Glasgow
Brianne Guilford, Ph.D.,
2013, University of Kansas

Dayna Henry, Ph.D.
2010, Indiana University

Erik Kirk, (Chair) Ph.D.,
2004, University of Kansas

Nicole Klein, Ph.D.
1995, University of Texas at Austin

Curt Lox (Dean), Ph.D.,
1994, University of Illinois

Bryan Smith, Ph.D.,
2004, University of Missouri - Columbia

Lindsay Ross-Stewart, Ph.D.,
2009, University of North Dakota

Joshua Wooten, Ph.D.,
2008, Texas Woman's University

Huaibo Xin, Dr.PH.
2011, University of North Carolina, Greensboro
Jennifer Zuercher, Ph.D., 2009, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
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