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Associate in Science Transfer Degree Public Health Science 32-33 units

The Associate in Science in Public Health Science for Transfer
(AS-T) degree is designed as a pathway for students who plan to
complete a bachelor’s degree in Public Health Science or similar
major at a California State University (CSU) campus. Students
completing this degree are guaranteed admission to the CSU
system, but not to a particular campus or major.

With the completion of this program, students will
demonstrate knowledge of the basic research methods in public
health, knowledge of the major theoretical and philosophical
trends in public health, knowledge of the major primary sources
in various public health areas, critical analysis and problem
solving skills, and effective writing ability.

An Associate in Science Transfer degree in Public Health
Science may be earned by completing 60 semester units of
CSU transferrable coursework, including the major requirements
and CSU or IGETC GE-breadth requirements, with a minimum
overall grade point average (GPA) of 2.0. Students must complete
all courses required for the major with a minimum grade of C.

Required Core Courses (29-30 units)

4 units MATH-164 Introduction to Probability and Statistics

3 units HED-110 Introduction to Public Health

3 units HED-120 Education for Healthful Living

4 units BIOSC-110 Introduction to Biological Science

4 units BIOSC-132 Human Anatomy

4 units BIOSC-134 Human Physiology

3 units PSYCH-220 General Psychology

and either

4 units CHEM-119 Introductory Chemistry

or

5 units CHEM-120 General College Chemistry I

List A: Select 1 course from the following (3 units):

3 units ECON-220 Introduction to Macroeconomic Principle

3 units ECON-221 Introduction to Microeconomic Principles

3 units BIOSC-160 Nutrition

3 units SOCIO-220 Introduction to Sociology

3 units PSYCH-120 Human Sexuality