University of Montana Catalog 2023-2024

Public Health B.S. - Population Health

Bachelor of Science - Public Health; Population Health Concentration

General Education Requirements

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


Public Health Core Courses21
Population Health Concentration39
Total Hours60

Degree Specific Credits: 60

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
or PUBH 499 Capstone
Total Hours21

Minimum Required Grade: C-

Population Health Concentration

Rule: Complete each of the following sub-groups. 39 total credits required.

Population Health Concentration Required Courses

Complete all of the following courses:
PUBH 230Public Health Biology3
PUBH 330Public Health Informatics and Data Systems3
PUBH 345Healthcare Systems and Organizations3
PUBH 365Population Health Evidence Based Practices3
PUBH 410Population Health Planning and Management3
Total Hours15

Minimum Required Grade: C-

Population Health Electives

Complete 24 credits of the following courses:24
Principles of Medical Physiology
Vectors and Parasites
Microbiology for Health Sciences
Vector-Borne Diseases: Public Health Perspectives
Clinical Diagnosis
Clinical Diagnosis Lab
Introduction to Data Analytics
Health and Culture: A Global Perspective
Social Interaction and Human Well-Being
Introduction to Health Economics
Electronic Health Records
Personal Health and Wellness
CNS Diseases
Philosophy & Biomedical Ethics
Public Policy Issues and Analysis
Global Health Issues
Reimagining Global Health: Biosocial Perspectives
Rural Sociology
The Community
Population and Society
Introduction to Statistics
Human Behavior & Social Environment
Social Gerontology
Total Hours24

Minimum Required Grade: C-