Curriculum Requirements

Core Courses
GHS 201Introduction to Global Health3
Select at least one of the following:3
Religion and Medicine: Health Care as Spiritual Practice
Ancient Medicine
Medicine and Society: From the Ancient World to the 21st Century
Biomedical Ethics
Elective Courses 16-9
Select up to three electives:
Sexuality and Gender in the Ancient World
Magic and the Occult in Antiquity
Sciences in Ancient Greece and Rome
Topics in Global Health Studies: Humanities
Advanced Seminar in Global Health Studies: Humanities
Gender, Race, and Class
Issues in Reproductive Medicine
Interpreting Bodies
The Scientific Revolution
Science and Society
Evidence and Knowledge in Medicine
Religion and Human Sexuality
Death and Dying
Religion and Science
Religion and Bioethics
Ethics and Genetics
Total Credit Hours15
  • Courses offered as Special Topics or Independent Study may be applied toward the minor with approval by the program advisor.
  • No more than 6 credit hours may be applied to the minor from a single department.
  • At least 6 credit hours must be taken at the 300 level or higher. 

Students must earn a grade of C- or better in each course and maintain a cumulative GPA of at least 2.0 in all courses counting toward the minor.