Bachelor of Science (B.S.) Major in Public Health

Minimum required:  120 semester credit hours

General Requirements

  1. The general education core curriculum courses are listed in the degree plan below along with the statewide component code number. See the General Education Core Curriculum section of this catalog for the Texas State requirements and options in the core curriculum, including Honors courses.

  2. Majors must complete a minimum of 36 advanced hours (3000 or 4000 level courses).
  3. Nine hours of writing intensive (WI) courses are required for graduation.
  4. Any student who did not complete at least two years of the same foreign language in high school is required to take 6-8 hours of the same foreign language.
  5. Majors must select a minor from the approved list of Undergraduate Minors.
  6. Majors must complete all Public Health (PH) courses with a grade of "C" or better.

Course Requirements

First SemesterHoursSecond SemesterHours
ENG 1310 (Communication Component Code 010)3ENG 1320 (Communication Component Code 010)3
Mathematics Component Code 02033PHIL 1305 or 1320 (Language, Philosophy & Culture Component Code 040)3
HIST 1310 (American History Component Code 060)3HIST 1320 (American History Component Code 060)3
POSI 2310 (Government/Political Science Component Code 070)3POSI 2320 (Government/Political Science Component Code 070)3
PH 13103PH 13203
US 11001PH 23403
 16 18
First SemesterHoursSecond SemesterHours
Life & Physical Sciences Component Code 0303CJ 3347, HP 3302, PH 3315, PSY 2301, or SOCI 33073
ART 2313, DAN 2313, MU 2313, or TH 2313 (Creative Arts Component Code 050)3PH Elective13
Social & Behavioral Sciences Component Code 0803Life & Physical Sciences Component Code 0303
PH 33483COMM 1310 (Component Area Option 090/091)3
PH Elective13ENG Literature (Component Area Option Code 090/094)3
 15 15
First SemesterHoursSecond SemesterHours
PH 33503PH 33013
PH 33703PH 43363
Support Electives26Support Electives24
 18 16
First SemesterHoursSecond SemesterHours
PH 41001PH 46606
PH 46406 
Support Elective23 
 16 6
Total Hours: 120