BS in Public Health

Drexel Degree: B.S. in Public Health

Community College Degree: A.A. in Public Health

Sample Plan of Study - First & Second Year at Community College of Philadelphia

62 semester credits from CCP transfer over as 89.5 credits at Drexel.

Please contact the Dornsife School of Public Health for the most current Plan of Study.

First Year
FallCredits SpringCredits 
At Community College At Community College 
ENGL 101 (CCP=ENGL 102 [3])3.0 ANAT 101
& FREE ELECTIVE (CCP=BIOL 109 [4])
6.0 
MATH 100
& FREE ELECTIVE (CCP=FNMT 118 or MATH 150 [3])
4.5 ENGL 102
ENGL 103 (CCP=ENGL 102 [3])
6.0 
PBHL 101
& FREE ELECTIVE (CCP=PBHL 101 [3])
4.0 Free elective (CCP=CIS 103 [3])4.5 
SOC 101 (CCP=SOC 101 [3])3.0 Free elective (CCP=SOC 105 [3])4.5 
Free elective (CCP=AH 101 [3])4.5 PH Interdisciplinary course (CCP=PH 102 [3])4.5 
 19  25.5 
Second Year
FallCredits SpringCredits 
At Community College At Community College 
ANAT 102
& FREE ELECTIVE (CCP=BIOL 110 [4])
6.0 COM 345
& SOCIAL SCIENCE ELECTIVE (CCP=ENGL 118 [3])
4.5 
COM 230 (CCP=ENGL 115 [3])3.0 Free elective (CCP=AH 116 [3])4.5 
MATH 107
& FREE ELECTIVE (CCP=MATH 251 [3])
4.5 PH Interdisciplinary course (CCP=PH 226 [3])4.5 
Social Science elective (CCP=AH 204 [3])4.5 Social Science elective (CCP=AH 222 [3])4.5 
Social Science elective (CCP=SOC 231 or SOC 233 [3])4.5 Social Science elective (CCP=AH 224 [3])4.5 
 22.5  22.5 
Third Year
FallCreditsWinterCreditsSpringCreditsSummerCredits
At DrexelAt DrexelAt DrexelAt Drexel
BIO 107
BIO 108
4.0BIO 109
BIO 110
4.0COOP EXPERIENCECOOP EXPERIENCE
COOP 1011.0PBHL 3013.0  
PBHL 3033.0PBHL 3023.0  
PBHL 3043.0PH course3.0  
PBHL 3083.0PH Interdisciplinary course3.0  
PBHL 3143.0   
 17 16 0 0
Fourth Year
FallCreditsWinterCreditsSpringCreditsSummerCredits
At DrexelAt DrexelAt DrexelAt Drexel
CHEM 1114.0CHEM 1124.0MATH 2394.0PH course3.0
CIVC 1011.0MATH 1024.0PBHL 4993.0Social Science electives9.0
COM 3203.0PBHL 4983.0PSY 1013.0 
MATH 1014.0PH Interdisciplinary course3.0PH course3.0 
PBHL 4972.0Social Science elective3.0Social Science elective3.0 
 14 17 16 12
Total Credits 181.5

Writing-Intensive Course Requirements

In order to graduate, all students must pass three writing-intensive courses after their freshman year. Two writing-intensive courses must be in a student's major. The third can be in any discipline. Students are advised to take one writing-intensive class each year, beginning with the sophomore year, and to avoid “clustering” these courses near the end of their matriculation. Transfer students need to meet with an academic advisor to review the number of writing-intensive courses required to graduate.

A "WI" next to a course in this catalog may indicate that this course can fulfill a writing-intensive requirement. For the most up-to-date list of writing-intensive courses being offered, students should check the Writing Intensive Course List at the University Writing Program. Students scheduling their courses can also conduct a search for courses with the attribute "WI" to bring up a list of all writing-intensive courses available that term.

Transfer Credits

To receive transfer credits, the courses must be substantially equivalent to courses offered in the desired curriculum at Drexel and students must have completed the courses with a grade of C (C=2.0) or better. The transfer courses listed should be used as a general guide and might not be acceptable for every major at the University. Drexel University makes every effort to keep this guide current, but cannot guarantee that every course will be acceptable for transfer. The number of credits a student can transfer will be determined by the academic department once the student has been accepted into the program. 

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