The School of Nursing and Health Studies (SONHS) offers a minor in public health, which is available to all students.  The public health minor consists of two required courses and two electives as outlined below.  Students must earn a grade of C- or higher in each course and an overall GPA of 2.0 to complete the public health minor.  Any questions related to the public health minor requirements should be directed to an academic advisor in the Office of Student Services (OSS).

Curriculum Requirements

BPH 206Introduction to Public Health3
BPH 208Introductory Epidemiology3
Choose 2 electives:6
Medicine and Health Care in Society
Human Sexuality and Vulnerable Populations
HIV/AIDS and Health Maintenance for Health Care Providers
Issues in Health Disparities
Principles of Nutrition
Health and Environment
Global Health
Theories in Growth and Development
Contemporary Issues in Bioethics for Health Care
Health Promotion and Disease Prevention
Introduction to Health Policy
Biological Principles of Public Health
Global Nutrition
Research Methods in Public Health
Global Health Disparities Research
Contemporary Health Issues in South Florida
Practicum in Health Disparities Research
Public Health Statistics and Data Management
Global Health Practicum
Introduction to Health Informatics
Health Care Law and Ethics
Health Communication
Communication in Health Organization
Patient-Provider Communication
Health Behavior and Risk
Environmental Geography
Health and Medical Geography
Biogeography and Conservation
Hazards and Disasters: The Nature-Society Interface
Population, Health, and Environment
Population, Sustainability, and the Media
Global Water Security Sustainability
Immigrant and Refugee Health
Climate Change and Public Health
Cities in Time and Space
GIS for Health and Environment
Globalization and Health
Global Health and International Development
Global Health Policy and Ethics
Disasters, Terrorism and Global Public Health
Special Topics
Biological Bases for Physical Activity and Health
Introduction to Health Management and Policy
Health Care Marketing
Health Disparities in the U.S.
Total Credit Hours12