Minor in Public Health

Minor in Public Health


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The Public Health Minor (18 credit hours) is designed to provide students with an understanding of the connections between public health and every aspect of life as well as the analytic approaches to understanding these connections.

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There are no prerequisites to declare a major or minor in Public Health, and most students find that all of their previous courses transfer without loss of credit. The minor requires 18 credit hours.

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Lower Division Core (3 credits) - Select one

  • PUBH 1180 Population Health & Society
  • HLSC 2200 Intro to Public Health and Health Sciences

Upper Division Core (9 credits) - Select three

  • PUBH 3120 Environmental and Climate Health
  • PUBH 3130 Social Determinants and Health Disparities
  • PUBH 3150 Health Data Analytics and Informatics
  • PUBH 3180 Public Health Principles & Practice I
  • PUBH 3710 Public Health Systems & Policy I

Electives (6 credits) - Select two

  • PUBH 3102 Epidemics: From Plague to Ebola
  • PUBH 3170 Global Public Health Crises and Milestones
  • PUBH 4868 Global Refugee Crises as a Public Health Concern
  • ANTH 4511 Medical Anthropology
  • ANTH 4571 Race and Health Disparities
  • ESCI 4241 Biogeog/GIS Analyses/Ecology
  • COMM 3012 Health Communication
  • COMM 4015 Health Literacy
  • CJUS 4460 Race/Ethnicity/Justice in America
  • HLSC 4200 Cultural Competence in Health
  • PHIL 3514 Biomedical Ethics
  • SOCI 4442 Sociology of Poverty
  • SOCI 4541 Sociology of Aging

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Rebecca Kronenberg, MPH
Coordinator, Undergraduate Advising and Student Engagement

Briana McNeil 
Coordinator, Recruitment and Admissions 
(901) 678-3740