Biology BS/Public Health MPH(Epidemiology)(non-thesis)

Sample Program of Study

  • Year 1 - Fall

    ENGL 1101, 3
    MATH 2250, 4
    CHEM 1211/L, 4
    Core, 3
    FYOS 1001, 1
  • Year 1 - Spring

    ENGL 1102, 3
    BIOL 1107/L, 4
    CHEM 1212/L, 4
    Core, 3
    BIOL 1990, 1
  • Year 1 - Summer

    N/A
  • Year 2 - Fall

    CHEM 2211/L, 4
    BIOL 1108/L, 4
    Core, 3
    Core, 3
    Physical Education Requirement, 1
  • Year 2 - Spring

    CHEM 2212/L or Math 2260 or STAT 2000, 4
    ECOL 3500/L or GENE 3000/D or PBIO 3650/L, 4
    Biology Major Elective I, 3-4
    Core, 3
  • Year 2 - Summer

    N/A
  • Year 3 - Fall

    PHYS 1111/L, 4
    BCMB 3100, 4
    Organismal Biology Option, 3-4
    Core, 3
  • Year 3 - Spring

    GENE 3200/D, 4
    PHYS 1112/L, 4
    Laboratory Requirement, 3-4
    Core, 3
    EPID 7010*, 3
  • Year 3 - Summer

    N/A
  • Year 4 - Fall

    CBIO 3400 or CBIO 3600 or PBIO 3600, 4
    Biology Major Elective II, 3-4
    Franklin College Requirement, 3
    General Elective, 3
    EPID 7020*, 3
  • Year 4 - Spring

    Biology Major Elective III, 3-4
    Franklin College Requirement, 3
    EPID 7410*, 3
    EHSC 7010*, 3
  • Year 4 - Summer

    HPAM 7010E, 3
    HPRB 7010E, 3
    BIOS 7010, 3
  • Year 5 - Fall

    BIOS 7020, 3
    EPID 7100, 1
    EPID Elective I, 3
    EPID Elective II, 3
    EPID Elective III, 3
  • Year 5 - Spring

    EPID 7100, 1
    PBHL 7560, 6
    PBHL 7800, 3

Notes:

* Courses with an asterisk are graduate courses used to satisfy graduate and undergraduate degree program requirements.
Students are expected to satisfy all Regents, University, Franklin College and Major Requirements in order to graduate.
This plan is only meant as a general guide, and you should consult with your Academic Advisor about your personal graduation plan.

MPH Core Requirement Courses: 15 hours
BIOS 7010 Introduction to Biostatistics I
EPID 7010 Introduction to Epidemiology I
EHSC 7010 Foundations of Environmental Health
HPAM 7010 Introduction to Health Policy and Management
HPRB 7010 Social and Behavioral Foundations

Epidemiology Core Requirements: 11 hours
EPID 7020 Introduction to Epidemiology II
BIOS 7020 Introduction to Biostatistics II
EPID 7100 Current Topics in Epidemiology (1 credit hour x2)
EPID 7410 Field Epidemiology and Surveillance

Electives:
Biology majors may use EHSC 7010, EPID 7010, EPID 7020, and EPID 7410 to fulfill their undergraduate General Electives. Use of the MPH courses towards undergraduate requirements in any other form must be approved by the Biology Department advisor. Three additional Graduate EPID electives are required and must be approved by the graduate advisor.