Capstone Experience

The Public Health Capstone Experience is an integrative three course series that provides students the opportunity to apply the knowledge and skills learned during their time in the public health major and in college toward a personalized project experience.

PH 480 – Application of Public Health Principles in Research and Practice (3 cr) 
Introduction to a diverse range of public health projects and associated methods while working to develop an applied learning project proposal. Junior standing or higher. A-F only. Pre: 201 and 310, and one of the following: 320 or 410 or 420 or 430.

PH 485 – Applied Learning Experience (3 cr)  
Allows students to execute an independent, mentor-supervised, applied learning project as implementation of skills learned in previous public health coursework. Applied project is a required component of the public health undergraduate degree program. Pre: 480.

PH 489 – Public Health Undergraduate Capstone Seminar (3 cr)  
Integration of public health knowledge, skills, and practice acquired during the public health undergraduate degree. Students will also reflect on, finalize, and present their applied learning experience projects. Senior standing and higher. A-F only. Pre: 480 and 485.