Course Overview and Core Required Courses

The core required courses of this department include four introductory topics: Introductory Natural Sciences, Introductory Social Sciences, Introductory Medical Sciences, and Introductory Public Health. 



Courses (Credit number)

University Required Courses


Mandarin(6), Foreign Language(6), General Studies (15)

Department of Public Health Required Courses



Introductory Natural Sciences Courses (14)


Calculus B (6), General Biology (4), General Chemistry (3) & Experiment (1)

Introductory Social Sciences Courses (6)


Principle of Microeconomics (3), Sociology of Health (3)

Introductory Medical Sciences Courses (8)


Physiology (4), Microbiology and Immunology (2) + Experiment (2)

Introductory Public Health Courses (27)


Public Health (2)

Biostatistics 1 (3), Biostatistics 2 (3)

Epidemiology (3), Case Studies in Epidemiology (2) 

Environmental Health (2), Occupational Health (2)

Health and Social Behavior Studies (2)

Public Health Administration and Management (2), Public Health Law (2)

Public Health Internship (4)

Module Required Courses 


Students must complete one of the module  required courses .

Those who take the "Global Health" module must choose another module and complete all its required courses (dual module system). 

EMI (English as a Medium of Instruction) Courses



Elective Courses



Total Graduation Credits




 * B.S. Degree Requirements in Public Health (for students starting Fall 2022)