Jun 21, 2024  
2023-2024 Academic Catalog 
    
2023-2024 Academic Catalog

Public Health, B.S.P.H.

Location(s): Statesboro, Armstrong-Savannah, Fully Online


Degree Requirements: 124 Credit Hours


See Core Curriculum  for required courses in Area A1 through Area E.

General Requirements (Core A - E): 42 Credit Hours


Additional Requirements: 4 Credit Hours


Area F - Courses Appropriate to Major: 18 Credit Hours


Select 18 credit hours from the following:

Area of Emphasis: 15 Credit Hours


Students will choose one area of emphasis from the following:

  • Community Health Education and Promotion
  • Environmental Health Sciences
  • Epidemiology
  • Global Health

Please see below for details.

General Elective: 3 Credit Hours


Select 3 credit hours of Electives

Total Credit Hours: 124


Areas of Emphasis


Emphasis Area: Community Health Education and Promotion


Locations:  Armstrong campus, Statesboro campus

Teaching Method:  Face-to-face/Hybrid

Emphasis Area: Environmental Health Sciences


Location:  Statesboro campus

Teaching Method:  Face-to-face/Hybrid

Emphasis Area: Epidemiology


Location:  Statesboro campus

Teaching Method:  Face-to-face/Hybrid

Emphasis Area: Global Health


Location: Online

Other Program Requirements


Program Admission Criteria

  • Admission to Georgia Southern University
  • A total institution GPA of 2.0 or better on all course work attempted (transfer coursework and work completed at Georgia Southern University are considered) . All transfer credits must be evaluated by the Undergraduate Office of Admissions and posted on the Georgia Southern transcript upon official acceptance to the University.
  • Completed a minimum of 60 credit hours
  • A minimum grade of “C” in all Area F coursework attempted
  • The student must have completed or be registered in PUBH 2131  

Program Progression Requirements

  • Students must also earn a minimum grade of “C” in a prerequisite course(s) prior to registering for an advanced course.
  • Students must earn a minimum grade of “C” in all major courses, Directed Major Electives, and Area F courses; and have a GPA of 2.5 AND above to enroll in PUBH 4798 .

Advisement


Undergraduate Academic Advisement at Georgia Southern is provided to all degree-seeking undergraduate students by professional advisors. Academic Advisors are located on all three Georgia Southern University campuses. Students are required to meet with their assigned Academic Advisor at least once a semester. For more information visit Academic Advisement .