Suggested Degree Pathway for Public Health - Community Health/Health Promotion Concentration

For students who entered fall 2015 and beyond.

Freshman Year

Fall Semester

Course# Course Name Cr.
PUBH.1021 Introduction to Public Health (SS) 3
HSCI.1010 Anatomy & Physiology I (SCL) 3
HSCI.1030 Anatomy& Physiology I Lab (SCL) 1
ENGL.1010/ HONR.1100 College Writing I/FYSH (CW) 3
xxxx.xxxx Arts and Hum. Persp. (AH) 3
xxxx.xxxx Social Sciences Persp. (SS) 3
PUBH.1010 Public Health Seminar 1
Total 17

Spring Semester

Course# Course Name Cr.
PUBH.2040 Introduction to Health Promotion 3
HSCI.1020 Anatomy & Physiology II (SCL) 3
HSCI.1040 Anatomy & Physiology Lab II (SCL) 1
ENGL.1020 College Writing II (CW) 3
xxxx.xxxx Arts and Hum. Persp. (AH) 3
PUBH.2030 Technology in Public Health 3
Total 16

Sophomore Year

Fall Semester

Course# Course Name Cr.
HSCI.2510 Physiological Chemistry I (STEM) 3
HSCI.2530 Physiological Chemistry I Lab. 1
PUBH.3210 Healthcare Systems 3
xxxx.xxxx Arts and Hum. Persp. (AH) 3
MATH.2830 Introduction to Statistics (MATH) 3
PUBH.2210 Health Policy 3
Total 16

Spring Semester

Course# Course Name Cr.
HSCI.2520 Physiological Chemistry II 3
HSCI.2540 Physiological Chem II Laboratory 1
HSCI.2110 Basic Clin Micro/Pathol 3
HSCI.2130 Basic Clin Micro/Pathol Lab 1
HSCI.2220 Health & Disease Across the Lifespan 3
xxxx.xxxx Elective 3
Total 14

Junior Year

Fall Semester

Course# Course Name Cr.
PUBH.3010 Program Planning in Health Promotion 3
PUBH.3030 Social Determinants of Health 3
HSCI.3080 Global Health (SS), (DCA) 3
PUBH.2080 Principles of Environmental Health (SRE) 3
PUBH.2060 Research Methods in Public Health 3
Total 15

Spring Semester

Course# Course Name Cr.
PUBH.3040 Politics of Health 3
PUBH.3060 Socio-Ecological Health Assessment (CTPS) 3
PUBH.3020 Applied Technology in Health Promotion 3
PUBH.4030 Mind, Body, and Health 3
xxxx.xxxx Elective 3
Total 15

Senior Year

Fall Semester

Course# Course Name Cr.
PUBH.4050 Communic Technique/Health Promotion (WOC) 3
PUBH.4090 Service Learning Seminar (AIL) 3
PUBH.3050 Introduction to Epidemiology (IL), (QL) 3
xxxx.xxxx Elective 3
xxxx.xxxx Elective 3
Total 15

Spring Semester

Course# Course Name Cr.
PUBH.4140  Program Mgt-Health Promotion 3
PUBH.4100 Community Health Practicum 6
xxxx.xxxx Elective 3
Total 12
Total Minimum Credits = 120


No more than two Breadth of Knowledge courses can be taken with the same prefix. The Core Curriculum courses may be taken in any sequence. Refer to the Core Curriculum website for further details. You should meet with your faculty adviser to determine how you will meet the Core Curriculum requirements. 

Current UMass Lowell students should be using their Advisement Report in SiS. If you need assistance, please contact your adviser.

Restriction on off-campus study:

Be advised that any course taken at another institution must be formally approved prior to enrollment. See the catalog policy for details.

Last Updated: 10/17/2017