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Curriculum Pattern

(Semester by Semester Course Offering)

Chicago State University was approved to pursue the Health Promotion and Disease Prevention, and Health Service Management concentrations. However, the Department is currently offering the Health Promotion and Disease Prevention concentration effective Fall 2011.

The curriculum patterns for the MPH program in Health Promotion and Disease Prevention is presented below:

Health Promotion and Disease Prevention

FIRST YEAR

Fall Semester

Credit Hours

PUBH 5110 - Fundamentals of Public Health Practice

3

PUBH 5112- Environmental Health and Safety

3

PUBH 5113- Epidemiology

3

PUBH 5111-Biostatistics and  Computer Applications

3

PUBH -5126- Biological Basis of Public Health*

*For non-health science professional admitted into the MPH program

3

Total Credit Hours – 12 or 15

Spring Semester

PUBH 5115-Behavioral, Social and Cultural Aspects of Health Disparities

3

PUBH 5117 -Research Methods

3

PUBH 5114-Principles of Health Policy and Management

3

PUBH 5116-Community Health Risk Assessment

3

Total Credit Hours - 12

Summer Semester (Optional)

PUBH 5122-Field Practicum I /Capstone Project OR PUBH 5124-Field Practicum/Thesis Proposal

3

Total Credit Hours - 12

 

SECOND YEAR

Fall Semester

PUBH 5118-Health Education and Community Advocacy

3

PUBH 5128-Health Issues in Minority Populations

3

PUBH 5120-Principles, Theories & Practice in Behavioral Change

3

PUBH 5122-Field Practicum I/Capstone Project OR PUBH 5124-Field Practicum/Thesis Proposal

3

Total Credit Hours - 12

 

Spring Semester

PUBH 5121-Ethical & Legal Issues in Public Health

3

PUBH 5132- HIV/AIDS in People of Color: Evidence –based Interventions PUBH-Elective

3

PUBH 5123- Field Practicum II & Capstone Paper or Thesis Research and Defense

3

PUBH XXXX- Elective

3

Total credit


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