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Public Health Minor Requirements

Public Health minor worksheet

The minor in public health consists of minimum six courses.

One of the following courses
ANTH 265 Medical Anthropology
ECON 262 Health Economics
PH 198 Introduction to Public Health
PSY 265 Health Psychology
SOC 225 Health and Medicine

One of the following courses
PHIL 111 Ethics
PHIL 242 Medical Ethics

Three of the following courses
ANTH 102 Introduction to Cultural Anthropology
ANTH 210 Feast or Famine: The Ecology and Politics of Food
ANTH 215 Tanzania: Education and Development
*ANTH 265 Medical Anthropology
ANTH 270 Psychological Anthropology
ANTH 311 Violence against Women
BIO 101 An Introduction to Biology
BIO 105 Nutrition
or BIO 112 Cells and Genes
ECON 112 Microeconomics with BioPharma Applications
*ECON 262 Health Economics
MGMT 298 Applied Health Science
*PH 198 Introduction to Public Health
PSY 203 Child Development
PSY 225 Brain, Mind and Behavior
PSY 227 Drugs and Behavior
PSY 235 Human Sexuality
*PSY 265 Health Psychology
PSY 369 Clinical Psychology
*SOC 225 Health and Medicine
SOC 311 Violence against Women

*If course is not used above.

Appropriate substitutions will be considered.

One of the following courses with practicum position related to public health which must be approved by a minor advisor.
PSY 334 Practicum in Human Services and Public Health
SOC 345 How Organizations Work: Internship

Note: A public health-related internship, independent research experience, or other experiential learning opportunity can substitute for PSY 334 or SOC 345 if the experience is taken for 300-level credit or at least one of the six courses applied to the minor was taken at the 300-level.

Public Health Science Minor Requirements

Public Health Science minor worksheet

The minor in public health science consists of minimum six courses.

One of the following courses
ANTH 265 Medical Anthropology
ECON 262 Health Economics
PH 198 Introduction to Public Health
PSY 265 Health Psychology
SOC 225 Health and Medicine

One of the following courses
PHIL 111 Ethics
PHIL 242 Medical Ethics (highly recommended)

One of the following courses
BIO 101 An Introduction to Biology
BIO 112 Cells and Genes

Two of the following courses
BIO 105 Nutrition
BIO 201 Environmental Science
BIO 211 Genetics
BIO 221 Microbiology
BIO 252 Parasitology and Symbiosis
MGMT 298 Applied Health Science

One 300-level public health science-based practicum in consultation with a minor advisor.

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