The Public Health Minor has been designed for students who are looking for an introduction to the field and its disciplines. This minor offers a complementary curriculum for students who are on a pre-medical track or those majoring in fields, such as environmental sciences or policy, which may incorporate a health focus. The coursework for the minor offers exposure to the concepts and applications of public health in a variety of the specific disciplines which make up the School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine.
The Public Health Minor requires a minimum of 18 hours in undergraduate public health credits. See below, or check out the Minor requirements checklist, for details.
Students are required to take the following courses for a total of 9 credits:
|SPHU 1010||Intro To Public Health||3|
|SPHU 1020||Cell, Individual & Commu||3|
|SPHU 3170||Foundations of Epidemiology||3|
|Select three additional Public Health courses 1||9|
|Total Credit Hours||18|
Students may choose from any SPHU undergraduate public health courses not listed as required courses for an additional 9 credits.
Please note the following before applying to the Public Health Minor:
- Applicants must be in good academic standing with an overall GPA of 2.0 or better.
- All minor courses must be taken for a letter grade.
- Completion of the minor requires a GPA of 2.0 or better in all classes taken for credit towards the minor.