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Public Health Minor

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18 credits

This minor is designed for students who would benefit in additional training in a public health area that is related to their major. Public Health areas complement many majors related to the biomedical fields such as Pre-Med, nursing, Pre-PA, Biology, and also social sciences such as Psychology, Sociology, Criminal Justice and others. The student can tailor the Public Health electives according to their professional and personal interests.

Required Courses

  • HLTH 230 Community Health 3
  • HLTH 260 Foundations of Epidemiology in Public Health 1.5
  • HLTH 270 The Environmental Determinants of Community Health 1.5
  • HLTH 280 Fundamentals of Health Administration 3

9 Credits From

  • HLTH 240 Health Emergencies 3
  • HLTH 250 Human Sexuality for Healthful Living 3
  • HLTH 340 Nutrition for Healthful Living 3
  • HLTH 350 Promoting Emotional Well-Being 3
  • HLTH 355 Drug Abuse & Prevention Education 3
  • HLTH 356 Drug and Alcohol Teacher Preparation 1.5
  • HLTH 370 Planning and Evaluation in Public Health Practice 3
  • HLTH 380 Health Project and Grant Writing 3
  • HLTH 382 Health Ethics & Law 3
  • HLTH 408 Women's Health Concerns 3
  • HLTH 421 Advanced Emergency Care 3
  • HLTH 432 Death and Dying 3
  • HLTH 440 Modifying Health Behaviors 3
  • HLTH 442 Human Sexuality and Reproductive Health 3
  • HLTH 444 Health Promotion Programs and Aging 3
  • HLTH 460 Community Health Organizations 3
  • HLTH 470 Global Public Health 3