Degree Requirements

33 credit hours required
Recommended enrollments are 6 hours fall and spring semesters, 3 hours in the summer.
A minimum grade point average of 3.0 is needed for graduation. 

Core Course

LSTD 5003 Intro to Graduate Interdisciplinary Studies* (3 hours)
LSTD 5013 Interdisciplinary Foundation (3 hours)
LSTD 5043 Research Methods in Interdisciplinary Studies OR LSTD 5083 Qualitative Research Methods (3 hours)
LSPS 5113 Foundations in Prevention Science (3 hours)
LSPS 5133 Prevention Across the Lifespan (3 hours)
LSPS 5173 Program Development, Implementation, and Evaluation (3 hours)

All core courses must be completed prior to taking electives. Courses must be taken in the order listed.

*NOTE: LSTD 5003 and LSTD 5013 must be taken as your first courses


LaDawn Jones
(405) 325-6421

Lindsey Gunderson
(405) 325-5827

Elective Courses

9 hours required from the following or other courses as approved:

Elective courses are offered on a rotational basis. Please check for specific semester availability.

LSPS 5203 Drugs and the Brain (3 hours)
LSPS 5920 Internship in Prevention Science (3 hours)
LSPS 5700 Advanced topics in Prevention Science (3 hours)
LSHA 5113 Strategic Planning and Evaluation in HHSA (3 hours)
LSHA 5133 Cultural, Social, and Diversity Issues in HHSA (3 hours)
LSHA 5153 Ethics in HHSA (3 hours)
LSHA 5313 Cross Cultural Health Issues in HHSA (3 hours)
LSAL 5133 Cultures of Organizations (3 hours)
LSAL 5203 Leadership Issues in Decision Making (3 hours)
LSAL 5313 Organizational Communications (3 hours)

Degree Completion

Approved elective coursework and written comprehensive examination

Degree Planning Worksheet

Prevention Science Degree Planning Worksheet