B.S. Public Health - Accelerated Master of Public Health Track

Public Health Degree Plan (120 hours)
Core Requirements (42 hours)
First Year Seminar3
First Year Seminar
Freshmen Composition I3
Rhetoric and Composition
Rhetoric and Composition for International Students
Any EN 23XX literature course
Any 1000, 2000, or 3000-level HS course
Social Science3
Select two from the following: BA 1310, CJ 1301, EC 2301, EC 2303, ED 2330, HU 3300, HU 3303, PO 1311, PO 1312, PO 1314, PO 2312, PO 2302, PS 1301, PS 2310, PS 2353, PS 2355, PS 2363, PS 2337, 3 hrs. of Communication Studies (CM 1341, CM 2333, CM 2334). May satisfy 3 of the 6 required credit hours with CPH 1301.
MT 1302 recommended
Natural or Physical Sciences3
Select one: BL 1301, BL 1302, BL 3311, CH 1303, CH 1304, CH 1401, CH 1402, ES 1300, ES 1301, ES 1302, ES 1303, ES 1304, ES 1305, ES 1373, PY 1300, PY 1310, PY 1401, PY 1402
Fine Arts3
Foreign Language and International Engagement 6
This requirement is satisfied through one of four ways: 1) One 3-hour course in any language at the 3000 level or above, with a grade of B or better; 2) Two courses (1311 and 1312) in a language not previously studied; 3) Two courses (2311 and 2312) in a language previously studied at the high school or college level; 4) Qualifying scores on an AP or CLEP exam, or both the ACTFL OPI and WPT exams
Philosophy - Self3
Intro to Philosophy
Philosophy - Ethics3
Foundations of Ethics
Theology - God3
Introduction to Theology
Intermediate Theology3
Any TH 33xx course
Public Health Required Core (21 hours) 1,2,3
CPH 1301Introduction to Public Health 43
or NU 4403 Community and Global Health
CPH 2301Environmental Health3
CPH 3301Fundamentals of Epidemiology3
CPH 4301US Health Care System3
Research Methods3
Choose one from the following: SC 3306, SC 4383, CJ 3330, CR 3330 or other approved Research Methods course 5
CPH 4390 or NU 3301 ProSem (Capstone & Internship Course) Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Across the Lifespan (Community-based Service Learning)3
Accelerated MPH Track (16 hours)16
Accelerated MPH Track courses must be taken at UT Health Houston School of Public Health. See Department Chair for details.
PHM11101 Health Promotion and Behavioral Sciences in Public Health
PHM1690L Introduction to Biostatistics in Public Health
PHWM2110L Public Health Ecology and the Human Environment
PHM 2612L Epidemiology I
PHM 3715L Management and Policy Concepts in Public Health
An elective can be any course taken from any discipline. Recommended Electives: CM 3365, AE 4389, SC 3315, or Medical Humanities courses.41
Total Semester Hours120
First Year
FallSemester HoursSpringSemester Hours 
FYE 13013Social Science3 
EN 13113History3 
Mathematics (MT 1302 recommended)3Fine Arts3 
PL 13013Science3 
CPH 13013TH 13013 
 15 15 
Second Year
FallSemester HoursSpringSemester Hours 
Foreign Language I3Foreign Language II3 
EN 23XX3TH 33533 
PL 23013CPH 33013 
CPH 23013CPH 43013 
SC 3381 (or other stats course)3Elective3 
 15 15 
Third Year
FallSemester HoursSpringSemester HoursSummerSemester Hours
Research Methods course3Elective3PHWM 2110L3
CPH 43903Elective3 
Elective 3Elective3 
 15 12 3
Fourth Year
FallSemester HoursSpringSemester Hours 
PHM 1110L3PHM 1690L4 
PHM 2612L3PHM 3715L3 
 15 15 
Total Semester Hours 120