MPH Required Courses

The courses listed below are required for an MPH in Public Health Genetics.

MPH Core Courses

(updated 10-21-2013)

CourseCourse name / Link to catalog descriptionQuarter OfferedCourse websiteSyllabusCreditsSugg. Year
EPI 511 Introduction to Epidemiology (EPI 512 and 513 may substitute for EPI 511) Autumn 4 1
BIOST 511 Medical Biometry I (BIOST 517 may substitute for BIOST 511) Autumn 4 1
HSERV 511 Introduction to Health Services & Public Health Autumn 3 1
ENVH 510 Global Environmental and Occupational Health Winter 4 1 or 2
OR
ENVH 511 Environmental and Occupational Health Winter 3 1 or 2
HSERV 510 Society and Health Spring 3 1 or 2

PHG Core Courses

(updated 3 Dec 2012)

CourseCourse name / Link to catalog descriptionQuarter OfferedCourse websiteSyllabusCreditsSugg. Year
PHG 511 Genetic Epidemiology Prerequisites: GENOME 371 or equivalent; AND EPI 511 or equivalent; AND BIOST 511 or equivalent Spring Website Syllabus 3 1
PHG 512 Legal, Ethical, and Social Issues in Public Health Genetics Autumn Website Syllabus 3 1
PHG 513 Basic Concepts in Pharmacogenetics and Toxicogenomics
Prerequisite: GENOME 372 or equivalent
Winter Website Syllabus 3 1 or 2


AND

Select one of the following 7 combinations of 3 courses

1 2 3 4 5 6 7
PHG 521 PHG 521 PHG 521 PHG 521 PHG 521 PHG 522 PHG 525
PHG 522 PHG 525 PHG 522 PHG 525 PHG 523 PHG 523 PHG 523
PHG 523 PHG 523 PHG 542 PHG 542 PHG 542 PHG 542 PHG 542
CourseCourse name / Link to catalog descriptionQuarter OfferedCourse websiteSyllabusCreditsSugg. Year
PHG 521 Culture, Society, and Genomics Spring Website Syllabus 3 1 or 2
PHG 522 Ethical Frameworks for Public Health Genetics (PHG 525 [3 credits] may substitute for PHG 522) Prerequisite: PHG 512 or equivalent (or instructor's permission) Winter 2011 & 2013 3 1 or 2
PHG 523 Genetics and the Law Prerequisite: PHG 512 or equivalent (or instructor's permission) Spring Website Syllabus 3 1 or 2
PHG 525 Public Commentary on Ethical Issues in Public Health Genetics
Prerequisite: PHG 512 or equivalent (or instructor's permission)
Spring 2010 & 2012 Website Syllabus 3 1 or 2
PHG 542 Genetic Discovery in Medicine & Public Health Winter 3 1 or 2


Seminar, Practicum, and Thesis Credits

CourseCourse name / Link to catalog descriptionCourse websiteSyllabusCreditsSugg. Year
PHG 580 PHG Interactive Seminar 1 credit/quarter (required each quarter) Website 1 1 & 2
PHG 595 PHG Master's Practicum 3
PHG 700 Master's Thesis (minimum 9 credits required for degree) 9+ 2

Elective Courses

*For a complete list of available electives, see MPH Elective Courses.