Curriculum Requirements

Required Courses6-9
Select at least two of the following:
Medical Anthropology
Health and Medical Geography
Medical Sociology
Elective Courses 16-9
Select up to three of the following:
HIV: Sex, Science, and Society
Medicine and Health Care in Society
Bioarchaeology-Peopling the past
Paleopathology: Health and disease in ancient peoples
Advanced Medical Anthropology
Sustainable Food Systems
Population, Health, and Environment
Population, Sustainability, and the Media
Global Water Security Sustainability
Immigrant and Refugee Health
Climate Change and Public Health
GIS for Health and Environment
Health Economics
International Migration and the Health Care System
Globalization and Health
Global Health and International Development
Global Health Policy and Ethics
Disasters, Terrorism and Global Public Health
U.S. Health Care Crisis: Politics and Policies
Social Epidemiology: Illness and Death in Society
Applied Health Policy
Violence in America
Population and Society
Sociology of Mental Health and Illness
Sociology of Drug Abuse
Aging in Society
Health Disparities in the U.S.
Relationships and Health
Health Psychology
Designing Games for Impact
Health Communication
Communication in Health Organization
Patient-Provider Communication
Health Behavior and Risk
Introduction to Public Health
Introductory Epidemiology
Human Sexuality and Vulnerable Populations
Issues in Health Disparities
Health and Environment
Global Health
Theories in Growth and Development
Health Promotion and Disease Prevention
Introduction to Health Policy
Introduction to Health Management and Policy
Population Health
Population Health
Total Credit Hours15
  • Courses offered as Special Topics or Independent Research 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.