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Global Health Program Requirements

The minor in global health consists of three required courses, six credits of electives, and a three credit experiential learning course, for a total of 18 credits.

Minor in Global Health

A grade point average of 2.00 is required for all courses taken in residence that may be applied to the minor.

Requirements

Required Courses – 9 credits

  • ANTH 238 – P5 Global Health (3)
  • ANTH 320 – Disaster, Hazards, and Risk (3)
  • SOCI 201 – SQ Principles of Epidemiology (3)

Note: Embedded in the required courses are attendance and reflective papers on at least two co-curricular events supported by the College’s diversity calendar.

Electives – 6 credits

Choose six credits from the following:

  • ANTH 107 – CC Culture and Conflict (3)
  • ANTH 241D – P3 Medical Anthropology (3)
  • ANTH 243 – P5 Ethnomedicine (3)
  • ANTH 260 – P4 Genetics, Health, and Human Variation (3)
  • BIOL 110 – SQ Science of Life (3)
  • PHIL 250C – P2 Bioethics (3)
  • PUBH 205 – Nutrition and Community Health (3)
  • SOCI 344 – Social Determinants of Health and Health Care (3)

Experiential Learning Course Component – 3 credits

Choose three credits from the following:

  • ANTH 490 – Internship (3) –OR–
    ANTH 493 – Fieldwork (3)*
  • PUBH 410 – Community Health Service Learning (3)
    (or another approved service-learning course)*
  • Completion of an International Study Abroad Course (3)*

Total: 18 credits

*Requires approval of the department chair.


Note: The information here is provided for informational purposes only. For exact requirements as well as course descriptions, visit the Undergraduate Catalog.