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2012-2013 CU Denver Catalog 
2012-2013 CU Denver Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Public Health BA

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Interim Director: David P. Tracer, Professor of Health and Behavioral Sciences and Anthropology
Office: Administration Building, 280
Telephone: 303-556-6792
Fax: 303-556-8501
E-mail: David.Tracer@ucdenver.edu

Website: http://www.ucdenver.edu/academics/colleges/CLAS/Departments/hbsc/Programs/Bachelors/Pages/Bachelors.aspx


The Bachelor of Arts in Public Health consists of 43 credit hours in required classes. Each class must be completed with a grade of C (2.0) or higher to count for the major. The major classes for the BA degree are organized into four categories: (1) public health core, (2) quantitative methods, (3) biological sciences and (4) electives.




Program Requirements

Total: 23 Hours

Quantitative Methods

This one-course requirement may be fulfilled with a wide array of statistics courses offered in a number of disciplines. Examples include: 

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The particular class chosen to fulfill the quantitative methods requirement should be cleared with the undergraduate program director/advisor in advance.

Total: 3 Hours


The three-course electives requirement may be fulfilled from a wide array of over 100 courses offered in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. A listing of pre-approved classes is available online. Other classes may be chosen to fulfill the electives requirement, but must be cleared with the undergraduate program director/advisor in advance.

Total: 9 Hours 

Public Health Core Total: 35 Hours


Biological Sciences Ancillary Courses

Choose two of the following (also fulfill the campuswide core requirement in biological and physical sciences):

Total: 8 Hours

Major Total: 43 Hours



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