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    Jul 15, 2024  
American University Catalog 2015-2016 
    
American University Catalog 2015-2016 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Public Health (BS)


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Offered by the Department of Health Studies , College of Arts and Sciences .

Admission to the Program


Admission is through formal declaration of major.

University Requirements


  • 120 credit hours with a cumulative GPA of 2.00 or better
  • Completion of college writing requirement
  • Completion of university mathematics requirement

General Education Requirements


  • A total of ten courses, consisting of two courses from each of the five foundational areas
  • At least one course from Area Five: The Natural and Mathematical Sciences must include a laboratory science component
  • No more than two courses may be taken in the same discipline

Major Requirements


  • 58 credit hours with grades of C or better

Course Requirements


Elective Courses (24 credit hours)


Complete 24 credit hours with at least one course taken from each of the four clusters below, with no more than 3 credit hours total from the 200-level. Note: Some courses may have additional prerequisites.

Combined Bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees


American University offers students the opportunity to earn both undergraduate and graduate degrees through its combined bachelor’s/master’s programs. See Combined Bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees  for more information.

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