Undergraduate Catalog

Public Health minor

Declaring a Minor

Students seeking to declare a minor in Public Health must complete 4 hours of introductory biology (including a laboratory) with a grade of “C” or better.

Students can choose 4 credits of introductory biology from among the following courses:

  • BIO 105 Human Biology (4)
  • BIO 107 Principles of Biology for Science Majors I (4)
  • BIO 108 Principles of Bio Biology for Science Majors II (4)

Summary of Requirements

Required Pre-Minor Courses 4 credits

Choose one:

BIO 105Introduction to Human Biology

4

BIO 107Principles of Biology for Science Majors I

4

BIO 108Principles of Biology for Science Majors II

4

Public Health Minor Required Courses 9 credits

PHS 101 and PHS 201 required, and choose one statistics course:

PHS 101Foundations of Public Health

3

PHS 201Foundations of Epidemiology

3

MAT 102Intro Probability & Statistics

3

MAT 142Intro Prob/Stats for Scie & IT

3

PSY 342Rsrch Design and Analysis II

3

SOC 375Statistics I

3

6 credits of Elective Options from the following:

BIO 203Anatomy and Physiology for Human Service Majors

4

BIO 233Human Anatomy & Physiology I

4

BIO 251Nutrition

3

PER 110Wellness

3

PER 370Physiology of Exercise

3

PHI 290Ethics and Health Care

3

PHS 200Foundations of Healthcare Systems & Policy

3

PHS 202Foundations of Environmental Health

3

PHS 203Introduction to Personal and Community Health

3

PHS 204Foundations in Global Health

3

PHS 295Special Topics

1-5

PHS 301Behavioral Health Interventions: Planning and Evaluation

3

PHS 302Introduction to Public Health Informatics, Health Communication, and Consumer Informatics

3

PHS 395Special Topics

1-5

PHS 403Internship in Public Health

3

PHS 495Special Topics

1-5

PHS 499Independent Study

1-3

PSY 317Health Psychology

3

PSY 370Hlth Disparities Deaf/HH Comm

3

PSY 457Human Sexuality

3

SOC 268Cultural Anthropology

3

SOC 318Medical Sociology

3

SWK 267Alcohol and Drug Addictions: Intervention Strategies

3