SOCIAL and BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES Field of Study Required Courses

  • SBS 201 Society and Health, 2.5 credits*
  • SBS XXX New SBS Theory course to be offered in 2016
    17 (2.5 credits)
  • SBS 245 Social and Behavioral Research Methods (Part 1),
    5 credits
  • SBS 263 Multilevel Statistical Methods: Concept & Application, 5 credits
  • SBS 269 Doctoral Seminar on SBS, 1.25 credits*
  • SBS 271 Doctoral Seminar on SBS, 1.25 credits*
  • SBS 500 Developing a Research Protocol, 2.5 credits
  • SBS 506 An Introduction to Theories of Disease Distribution & Health Inequities: History, Politics & Public Health, 2.5 credits
  • SBS 507 An Advanced Seminar in Theories of Disease Distribution & Health
    Inequities: History, Politics & Public Health, 2.5 credits
  • EPI 202 Epidemiologic Methods2: Elements of Epidemiologic Research, 2.5 credits
  • Additional 2.5 credit SBS course of choice

*Note: All first year doctoral students must take SBS 269 and SBS 271.

SBS/SOCIAL DETERMINANTS OF HEALTH

  • Sociology or Policy Course (2.5)
  • Courses in area of expertise (7.5)
  • EH 205 Human Physiology (5)

SBS/ POLICY CHANGE

  • SBS 231 Community Intervention Research Methods (2.5)
  • Social Science course (2.5)
  • Courses in Area of Expertise (7.5)
  • Courses in Area of Expertise (7.5)

*Please note that credits on this page have been listed as Harvard Chan credits.  Please remember that as GSAS students, PHS students will calculate their credits on the FAS credit system which is in increments of 2, 4, 8.  Please use the credit conversion chart if you have any questions or concerns.