University of Montana Catalog 2023-2024

Public Health B.S. - Community Health

Bachelor of Science - Public Health; Community Health Concentration

General Education Requirements

Information regarding these requirements can be found in the General Education Section of the catalog. 


Public Health Core Courses21
Community Health Concentration38
Total Hours59

Degree Specific Credits: 59

Required Cumulative GPA: 2.0

Public Health Core Courses

Complete all of the following courses:
PUBH 101SIntroduction to Public Health3
PUBH 225Public Health Policy3
PUBH 325Environmental and Occupational Health3
CHTH 355Theory and Practice of Community Health Education3
CHTH 491Special Topics (Principles of Epidemiology)3
PUBH 475EPublic Health Ethics3
PUBH 498Internship3
Total Hours21

Minimum Required Grade: C-

Community Health Concentration

Rule: Complete each of the following sub-groups. 38 total credits required.

Community Health Concentration Required Courses

Complete all of the following courses:
CHTH 445Program Planning in Community Health4
CHTH 485Theories of Health Behaviors and Counseling3
HTH 370Peer Health Education1
HTH 395Peer Health Practicum2
PUBH 380Public Health Nutrition3
Total Hours13

Minimum Required Grade: C-

Community Health Electives

Complete 25 credits of the following courses:25
Health Aspects of Aging
Culture & Society
Culture, Health, and Healing
Human Form and Function I
Human Form and Function II
Vectors and Parasites
Microbiology for Health Sciences
Vector-Borne Diseases: Public Health Perspectives
Health and Culture: A Global Perspective
Communication in Health Organizations
Sustainable Communities
Intro to Healthcare Informatic
Electronic Health Records
Personal Health and Wellness
Peer Health Practicum
Health and Mind/Body/Spirit
Monitoring and Evaluation in International Development
Basic Exercise Prescription
Practical Applications in Nonprofit Administration
Advanced Nonprofit Admin
Global Health Issues
Reimagining Global Health: Biosocial Perspectives
Public Health Biology
Healthcare Systems and Organizations
Population Health Evidence Based Practices
Population Health Planning and Management
Addiction Studies
Social Gerontology
Total Hours25

Minimum Required Grade: C-