The coursework requires the following five courses (3 hours each), for a total of 15 hours, plus some notable prerequisites (ECN 150 and an applied statistics course such as ANT 380, BIO 380, BEM 201, HES 262, PSY 311, SOC 271, or STA 111):
|HPA 150||Introduction to Public Health||3|
|HPA 250||Internship in Health Policy and Administration||3|
|ECN 240||Economics of Health and Medicine||3|
|Elective in Health Policy and Administration *||3|
Various cross-listed, health-related courses. Some examples of pre-approved electives are given below. The HPA director can approve other courses that might satisfy this requirement.
May choose one course from the following electives. Additional elective courses may have been approved since publication of this bulletin. For course descriptions, see the relevant department’s listings in this publication.
|ANT 362||Medical Anthropology||3|
|HES 312||Exercise and Health Psychology||3|
|HPA 262||Special Topics||3|
|HST 311||Special Topics in History (when topic is Controversies in American Medical History)||3|
|HST 339||Sickness and Health in American History||3|
|PHI 161||Introduction to Bioethics||3|
|POL 216||U.S. Social Welfare Policy||3|
|SOC 335||Sociology of Health and Illness||3|
As many of the required courses involve prerequisites, students should plan ahead to ensure they can meet all of the requirements in four years.