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  Dec 15, 2017
 
2017-2018 General Catalog

Health, Society and Policy, B.S.


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Major Requirements for Health, Society and Policy


Health, Society and Policy Program
332 South 1400 East, Rm. 107, Salt Lake City, UT 84112
801-585-1045
www.hsp.utah.edu

Minimum Degree Hours: 122
Minimum Major Hours: 39

Graduation Requirements

  • A minimum letter grade of C- is required for all major courses. 
  • A minimum GPA of 2.0 is required for graduation.
  • No additional allied hours required. 

Honors in Health, Society & Policy

Students seeking an HBA and HBS in Health, Society & Policy must complete:

Introduction to Health, Society and Policy


(Optional)

Research and Ethical Foundations


Biological, Cultural, & Global Perspectives on Health


Politics, Policy, Resources, and Administration


Electives


(Complete 1 course below or any additional course from the Biological, Cultural, & Global Perspectives on Health; or Politics, Policy and Administration sections)

Special Project


(Optional)

Capstone


(Complete 1 course, offered Spring semester only to seniors)

Additional Information


Courses taken from the David Eccles School of Business require additional fees. MATH 1050 or MATH 1090 are accepted as prerequisites for ECON 3620 and ECON 3640, but MATH 1090 is preferred. 

Sample 4-yr Degree Plan


Note: This is just a sample. Log into My Degree Dashboard (in CIS) and meet with your academic advisor to fit a program of study with your academic record.

First Year


Fall Semester


Total Hours: 15 Credit(s)

Spring Semester


  • PHIL 3520 - Bioethics 3 Credit(s) - Fulfills General Education (HF)
  • Health, Society & Policy - Statistics 3-4 Credit(s) Fulfills General Education (QI/QB)
  • General Education (FF) 3 Credit(s)
  • General Education (SF) 3 Credit(s)
  • General Elective Hours 3 Credit(s)
Total Hours: 15-16 Credit(s)

Second Year


Fall Semester


  • Health, Society & Policy - Research Methods 3-4 Credit(s)
  • Health, Society & Policy - Lifestyle 3 Credit(s)
  • General Education (HF) 3 Credit(s)
  • General Elective Hours 6 Credit(s)
Total Hours: 15-16 Credit(s)

Spring Semester


Total Hours: 15 Credit(s)

Third Year


Fall Semester


  • SOC 3673 - Social Epidemiology 3 Credit(s)
  • Fulfills General Education/Bachelor Degree (QI/QB)

  • Health, Society & Policy - Optional: Internship, Thesis or Independent Research 1-3 Credit(s)
  • General Elective Hours 9 Credit(s)
Total Hours: 13-15 Credit(s)

Spring Semester


  • SOC 3769 - Social Disparities in Health 3 Credit(s) Fulfills Bachelor Degree (DV)
  • Health, Society & Policy - Optional: Internship, Thesis or Independent Research 1-3 Credit(s)
  • General Elective Hours 9 Credit(s)
Total Hours: 13-15 Credit(s)

Fourth Year


Fall Semester


  • Health, Society & Policy - Lifestyle 3 Credit(s)
  • Health, Society & Policy - Politics, Policy and Administration 3 Credit(s)
  • General Elective Hours 9 Credit(s)
Total Hours: 15 Credit(s)

Spring Semester


Total Hours: 15 Credit(s)

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