Programs of Study

Sample of Study

PhD Program


MPH Program
Sample 2-Year Course of Study

Course
Year 1: Fall Semester
*PH 260A Principles of Infectious Disease, Part I (4 units)
PH 250A Epidemiologic Methods 3 units
*PH 200 series onPublic Health Core Breadth Course (4 units)

PH 142 Probability and Statistics in Public Health and Biology (4 units) or

PH 263 Public Health Immunology (3 units)

Required advanced course or seminar

Year 1: Spring Semester
*PH 260B Principles of Infectious Disease, Part II (4 units)
+PH 266B Zoonotic Diseases 2 units

PH 257 Outbreak Investigation 2 units
Required advanced course

Year 1: Summer
*PH 297 Public Health Practice – Field Study 3 units

* * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * *

Year 2: Fall Semester
*PH 264 Current Issues in Infectious Diseases 2 units
PH 142 Intro. Probability & Statistics 4 units if has not take
PH 266C Hosptial Associated Infections
Electives 7 units
Required advanced course

Year 2: Spring Semester
Required Advanced Course 3 units
Electives 8 units
*PH 200D Integrative Breadth Course 2 units
PH 296 Work on comprehensive exam paper 2 units

* * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * *

* Required course that must be taken during the semester where indicated on this sample
+ Course offered every semester; only one semester is required

Acceptable Alternatives to Public Health Breadth Required Courses

PH 142 (PH 241, 245, 252) or exempt exam

PH 250A (PH 250B) or exempt exam

Advanced Courses in Infectious Diseases:

PH 262 Molecular Basis of Bacterial Pathogenesis 3 units Spring
PH 265 Molecular Parasitology 3 units Fall even-numbered yr

PH 266A Food-borne Diseases 2 units Fall even-numbered yr

PH 266B Zoonotic Diseases 2 units Spring
PH 260E Molecular Epidemiology of Infectious Diseases 2 units Fall even-numbered year
PH 260F Infectious Diseases Research in Developing Countries 2 units Spring odd-numbered yr
PH 275 Vaccinology 2 units Spring even numbered yr

Recommended Electives:

PH 144 A Introduction to SAS Programming

PH 144 B Intermediate SAS Programming

PH 219D Social and Behavioral Health Research

PH 241 Statistical Anallysis of Categorical Data

PH 245 Introduction to Multivariate Statistics


PH 253B Epidemiology and Control of Infectious Diseases

PH 253D Behavior & Policy Science in HIV Treatment


PH 257 Outbreak Investigation


PH 250B Epidemiologic Methods II

PH 2xx Bridge courses to other areas in Public Health, i.e. Epidemiology, Nutrition, Aging, Global Health,
International Health, Health Policy and Administration, Community Health

MCB 210 General Biochemistry and Molecular Biology 4 units
MCB 200 Advanced Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
MCB 250 Advanced Immunology

building
Doe Library Interior