Public Health, Minor

Minor Requirements

The Public Health minor is interdisciplinary, and includes six courses. Two service-learning courses, Introduction to Public Health and Projects in Public Health, are required, in addition to courses in Epidemiology and Global Health. Two other classes are selected from a list of public health-related electives. In order to enroll in BIO 410 Projects in Public Health, students must have completed BIO 106 Introduction to Public Health and BIO 107 Introduction to Epidemiology. Completion of BIO 201 Global Health and senior status are recommended before enrolling in BIO 410 Projects in Public Health.

Required Courses
NUR 355Building Healthy Communities 13
or BIO 106 Introduction to Public Health
BIO 107Introduction to Epidemiology3
BIO 201Global Health3
Select one of the following:3
Projects in Public Health
Internship 1
Field Seminar II 2
Elective Courses
Select one course from each of the following groups:6
Group A
Introduction to Environmental Health
Chemistry and Society I: Public Affairs
Chemistry and Society II: Chemistry for
Intro to Gerontology
Psychology of Aging
Social Psychology
Nursing in Community Health 1
Group B
Intro Sociology
Soc of Family
Women in Society
Social Stratification
Sociology of Aging
Sociology of Health
Diversity & Soc Justice
Social Policy Analysis 2
Health/Mental Health Care
Total Credits18

Nursing majors only


Social Work majors only