AB/MPH Required Courses

Requirements for the AB/MPH Program

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.) PHP1980 Honors Thesis Prep

  • 6.) PHP1980 Honors Thesis Prep

  • 7.) PHP2507 Biostatistics + Applied Data Analysis I

  • 8.) PHP2508 Biostatistics + Applied Data Analysis II

  • 9.) Undergraduate Elective 1 Click Here for List

  • 10.) Undergraduate Elective 2 Click Here for List

  • 11.) Undergraduate Elective 3 Click Here for List

  • 12.) Undergraduate Elective 4 Click Here for List

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

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


15-16.) In first four years (select 2 courses from):

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

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

  • MPH Research Methods requirement click here for list 

  • An approved MPH Elective click here for list 

17-23 - In the fifth year:

17) PHP2070 Public Health/Community Service Internship

18 - 23.) Depending upon what was taken for requirements 15-16, six courses from: 

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