Competencies

Undergraduate Core Public Health Competencies

By receiving an undergraduate degree from the School of Public Health-Bloomington, students will be expected to attain the following public health competencies in addition to those specific to their major:

  1. Describe the historical and legal foundations of public health in the United States.
  2. Demonstrate an understanding of the five core knowledge areas of public health, including epidemiology, biostatistics, environmental health sciences, health administration, and the social and behavioral sciences.
  3. Explain the manner in which the student's discipline-specific traditions are related to a multidisciplinary approach to achieving public health goals.