AB/MPH Required Courses

Requirements for AB/MPH Class of 2015 or earlier:

Concentrators in the AB/MPH track take 17 courses toward the combined degree during their first four years (15 content courses plus 2 independent studies for Thesis preparation). 

Students take a total of 24 courses for the AB/MPH, 17 of which are in the first four years of study.

1– 14.) Definitely in the first four years:

  • 1.) PHP0310 Health Care in the US

  • 2.) PHP0320 Introduction to Public Health

  • 3.) PHP1320 Survey Research in Health Care

  • 4.) PHP1700 Current Topics in Environmental Health

  • 5.) PHP1910 Community Health Senior Seminar

  • 6.) PHP1980 Honors Thesis Prep

  • 7.) PHP1980 Honors Thesis Prep

  • 8.) PHP2507 Applied Data Analysis I

  • 9.) PHP2508 Applied Data Analysis II

  • 10,11.) Two biology courses (from undergraduate elective list) Click Here for List 

  • 12-14.) Three undergraduate electives, one each in: International Health, U.S. Health Care, and Social and Behavioral Science/Prevention Click Here for List 

15-17.) In first four years (select 3 courses from):

  • PHP2120 Methods in Epidemiologic Research

  • PHP1740 Principles of Health Behavior and Health Promotion Interventions (or) PHP2360 Design/Implement/Evaluate Public Health Interventions

  • PHP2040 Applied Research Methods

  • PHP2400 Determinants/Consequences of Changing Health Care Systems (or) PHP1100 Comparative Health Care Systems

  • One to five electives from the approved MPH list can be taken instead (MPH students may count two MPH thesis/independent studies (PHP2980) toward their elective requirement.)

18-24.) Remaining Requirements:

  • 18.) PHP2070 Public Health/Community Service Internship

  • 19-24.) Depending upon what was taken for requirements 15-17, six courses from:

    • PHP2120 Methods in Epidemiologic Research

    • PHP1740 Principles of Health Behavior and Health Promotion Interventions (or) PHP2360 Design/Implement/Evaluate Public Health Interventions

    • PHP2040 Applied Research Methods

    • PHP2400 Determinants/Consequences of Changing Health Care Systems (or) PHP1100 Comparative Health Care Systems

    • One to five electives from the approved MPH list (MPH students may count two MPH thesis/independent studies (PHP2980) toward their elective requirement.) click here for list

Requirements for AB/MPH Class of 2016 or later:
 

1– 15.) Definitely in the first four years:

  • 1.) PHP0310 Health Care in the US

  • 2.) PHP0320 Introduction to Public Health

  • 3.) PHP2120 Methods in Epidemiologic Research

  • 4.) PHP1700 Current Topics in Environmental Health (or) PHP2220E Topics in Environmental and Occupational Epidemiology

  • 5.) PHP1910 Community Health Senior Seminar

  • 6.) PHP1980 Honors Thesis Prep

  • 7.) PHP1980 Honors Thesis Prep

  • 8.) PHP2507 Biostatistics + Applied Data Analysis I

  • 9.) PHP2508 Biostatistics + Applied Data Analysis II

  • 10.) Undergraduate Elective 1 Click Here for List

  • 11.) Undergraduate Elective 2 Click Here for List

  • 12.) Undergraduate Elective 3 Click Here for List

  • 13.) Undergraduate Elective 4 Click Here for List

  • 14.) Health, Health Care Systems and Policy Elective Click Here for List

  • 15.) Social Behavioral Science Prevention Elective Click Here for List


16-18.) In first four years (select 2 courses from):

  • PHP1740 Principles of Health Behavior and Health Promotion (or) PHP2360 Design/Implement/Evaluate Public Health Interventions

  • PHP2040 Applied Research Methods

  • PHP1100 Comparative Health Care Systems

  • PHP2400 Determinants/Consequences of Changing Health Care Systems

  • An approved MPH Elective click here for list

19-24.) Remaining Requirements:

19.) PHP2070 Public Health/Community Service Internship
20 - 24.) Depending upon what was taken for requirements 16-18, six courses from:  

  • PHP1740 Principles of Health Behavior and Health Promotion (or) PHP2360 Design/Implement/Evaluate Public Health Interventions

  • PHP2040 Applied Research Methods

  • PHP1100 Comparative Health Care Systems (or) PHP2400 The U.S. Health Care System: Case Studies in Financing, Delivery, Regulation and Public Health

  • One to five electives from the approved MPH list (MPH students may count two MPH thesis/independent studies (PHP2980) toward their elective requirement.) click here for MPH Elective list

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