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    Jul 23, 2024  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Public Health, BS

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This degree program prepares students interested in gaining the knowledge to identify, prevent and solve community health problems. Public Health prepares students with knowledge and skills to promote health. It draws on knowledge from the social, behavioral, and health sciences.

Our degree program is well suited for student invested in buidling health communities here in the DFW area, nationally and globally. We are situated in an academic department which promotes interdisciplinary solutions to health issues that affect diverse communities across the lifespan.

Degree requirements

The following requirements must be satisfied for a Bachelor of Science in Public Health.

Hours required and general/college requirements

A minimum of 120 semester hours, of which 42 must be advanced, and fulfillment of degree requirements for the Bachelor of Science in Public Health degree as specified in the University Core Curriculum  in the Academics section of this catalog and the College of Health and Public Service  requirements.

Major requirements

Completion of 42 hours in the university core, 39 hours in the major, 9 hours in Public Health electives, plus electives to total 120 required semester hours.

Students should complete an additional 30 hours of free electives. Prerequisites are given in course descriptions and in the online schedule of classes at

Electives, 30 credit hours

Courses may be selected from any offered at UNT that the student and the advisor deem appropriate to the degree.

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