Minor in Public Health

Public health is a diverse field that focuses on improving the health of the entire population through community-based health promotion and disease prevention activities and policies. Students majoring in a subject other than health sciences who wish to minor in public health must complete the following requirements. Students majoring in health sciences are not eligible to minor in public health.

HS A220Core Concepts in the Health Sciences3
HS A230Introduction to Global Health3
HS A326Introduction to Epidemiology3
Complete 9 credits from the following:9
Introduction to Environmental Health
Medical Sociology
Planning and Implementation of Health Education Programs
Introduction to Program Evaluation
Health Education: Theory and Practice
Senior Seminar: Contemporary Health Policy
Total18

A minimum of 18 credits is required, of which 9 must be upper-division.