The University of Maryland, College Park (UMD) B.S. in Public Health Science degree at The Universities at Shady Grove (USG) is a science-based program which prepares students to work in the field of public health at the local, state, national, and international levels in all aspects of disease prevention, health promotion, environmental protection, emergency preparedness, and wellness, as well as a host of other public health-related areas.
The Terp Transfer Partnership (TTP) program in Public Health Science is a Transfer Access Program (TAP) designed to benefit Montgomery College students who plan to transfer to the UMD Public Health Science program at USG.
The TTP program for Public Health Science will help you prepare for all aspects of the transfer process including:
- Academic Advising
- Academic Preparation
- Career Readiness
- Campus Connections
What are the requirements to be considered for TTP?
Students wishing to be considered for the TTP program for Public Health Science should be able to answer yes to the following questions:
- Will I still be attending MC next semester (fall or spring)?
- Have I completed (with a "C" or better) or registered to take at least one of the following courses?
- BIOL 150: Principles of Biology I
- BIOL 212: Human Anatomy and Physiology I
If you answered yes to both questions above, please utilize these directions to complete the TTP application!
Apply by June 15 to start TTP in the fall || Apply by November 15 to start TTP in the spring
**Please help to ensure that you receive TTP related e-mails by adding email@example.com to your email contact list.**
What are the requirements to successfully complete TTP?
In order to successfully complete the Terp Transfer Partnership for Public Health Science, TTP participants must meet the following requirements. All requirements must be fulfilled while attending Montgomery College.
- Academic Requirements
- Earn an Associate’s Degree from MC
- Graduate from MC with a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA from all previous institutions
- Earn a C- or better in the following MC courses:
- ENGL 102 (EN102): Techniques of Reading and Writing II
- BIOL 150 (BI107): Principles of Biology I
- BIOL 210 (BI203): Microbiology
- BIOL 212 (BI204): Human Anatomy and Physiology I
- BIOL 213 (BI205): Human Anatomy and Physiology II
- BIOL 222 (BI222): Principles of Genetics
- CHEM 131 (CH101): Principles of Chemistry I
- CHEM 203 (CH203): Organic Chemistry I OR
CHEM 150 (CH120): Essentials of Organic & Biochemistry
- MATH 150 (MA160): Elementary Applied Calculus I OR
MATH 181 (MA181): Calculus I
- Foundation Course in Behavioral and Social Science (one of the following courses)
- HLTH 160 (HE120): The Science and Theory of Health
- HLTH 225 (HE 200): Introduction to Health Behaviors
- ANTH 201 (AN101): Introduction to Sociocultural Anthropology
- SOCY 100 (SO101): Introduction to Sociology
- SOCY 105 (SO105): Social Problems and Issues
- PSYC 102 (PY102): General Psychology
- Additional Requirements
- Attend the Terp Transfer Partnership Welcome Celebration at USG
- Meet with the UMD Public Health Science Program Director or representative at least once prior to completion of Associate’s Degree
- Attend a USG Center for Academic Success (CAS) Workshop at least once per semester
- Meet with a USG Career Coach, Peer Mentor, or attend a Career and Internship Services Center (CISC) workshop/event at least once prior to completion of Associate’s Degree
- Attend a USG student life activity at least once prior to completion of Associate’s Degree
- Submit UMD Coalition application for the Public Health Science program at USG.