Program Features

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.

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 261 Foundations of Epidemiology in Public Health 3
  • HLTH 271 The Environmental Determinants of Community Health 3
  • HLTH 280 Fundamentals of Health Administration 3

9 Credits From

  • HLTH 240 Health Emergencies 3
  • HLTH 250 Human Sexuality for Healthful Living 3
  • HLTH 271 The Environmental Determinants in Public Health 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 470 Global Public Health 3

Contact Us

For additional information about our programs, please contact the department secretary at (570) 422-3702 or email at bwhite22@esu.edu.

Contact Information

Campus Address
DeNike Center for Human Services
Phone:
(570) 422-3702
Fax:
(570) 422-3848 (Fax)
Title of Department Leader
Department Chair Health Studies
Name
Kim Razzano
Phone:
(570) 422-3693