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Public Health minor

The public health minor prepares students with an understanding of public health. Students are introduced to various public health topics, including global health, environmental health, epidemiology, health behaviors, and biology.

Students must ensure a minimum of two 3000-level courses are completed for the public health minor. Courses must be from at least two different disciplines and are not used to satisfy major requirements.

Public Health Minor Course Options

Required Courses

  • Public Health
  • Epidemiology
  • Global Health

And one of the following courses:

  • Statistics
  • Statistics for the Social Sciences

Choose one course from the health electives:

  • Newsworthy Topics in Biology
  • Human Health Issues
  • Anatomy and Physiology I
  • Anatomy and Physiology II
  • General Biology I
  • General Biology II
  • Biological Dimensions of Human Sexuality
  • Lifecycle Nutrition
  • Nutrition
  • Pathophysiology
  • Microbiology
  • Immunology
  • Psychology of Disability
  • Psychology of Trauma

Choose one course from the related electives:

  • Introduction to Cultural Anthropology
  • Peoples and Cultures of the Middle East
  • Peoples and Cultures of Asia
  • Biological Anthropology
  • Art Therapy
  • Medical Terminology
  • Bioethics
  • General Chemistry I
  • General Chemistry II
  • Gender and Communication
  • Principles of Economics II
  • Environmental Ethics
  • Environmental Policy and Management
  • Earth Systems History
  • Organizational Development
  • Statistics and Research
  • Statistics for Science
  • Global Change
  • International Relations
  • Public Policy
  • Drugs and Behavior
  • Physiological Psychology
  • Research Methods for the Social Sciences
  • Sociology of Diversity
  • Elementary Spanish I
  • Elementary Spanish II
  • Intermediate Spanish I
  • Intermediate Spanish II

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