-Mexican american Studies Requirements (33 units total)-
The Department of Mexican American Studies and the Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health have formed a partnership that allows eligible students to complete both their Masters in Public Health (MPH) and their M.S. degrees in three years and 65 units. Students interested in the dual degree must meet application criteria for each program.
Core Courses (21 Units)
MAS 525 Latino Health Disparities (3) F
MAS 566 Decolonial Chicana Theory (3) F
MAS 580a Advanced Research Methods on Latinos (3) S
MAS Course based on student's specialization
Electives Courses (6 Units)
Thesis of Examination Option (6 Units)
-Masters of Public Health Requiremts (minimum of 42 units)-
Core Courses (16 units)
EPID 573A Basic Principles of Epidemiology (3)
PHPM 574 Public Health Policy and Management (3)
EHS 575 Environmental and Occupational Health (3)
BIOS 576A Biostatistics for Public Health (3)
HPS 577 Sociocultural and Behavioral Aspects of Public Health (3)
PHP 580 Integrated Public Health Learning Experience (1)
Internship Preparation Workshop (required; non-credit)
Internship (3-5 units)
909 * Master’s Report “Internship” (3-5 units) **
Required Concentration Courses (11- 26 units) **
The list of required courses can be found in this curriculum guide listed under each of the MPH disciplines. These requirements may change from year to year and are specific to the year of acceptance into the MPH program.
Electives (3-12 units) – approved by Faculty Advisor) **
* 909 Master’s Report “Internship” units can be taken from programs within the
College of Public Health with course prefixes of HPS, EHS, EPID, BIOS, PHP, or PHPM.
** The number of units and prerequisite courses varies based on the MPH concentration.
A minimum of 50% of credit hours must be unique to each degree and cannot be used for